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Business Week On Twitter: What Happened in March?!?

twitter growth He gets some of the verbs (“to tweet” not “to twitter”) and nouns (we’re “twits” not “twitter-ers”!) wrong, but give Stephan Baker credit for jumping into Twitter-space to write his 15 May article, Why Twitter Matters. (tip)

The screen capture (right) is from the slideshow accompanying the story. What happened in March?

I joined Twitter last year at MindCamp, the day after the iPhone was released. I started playing with it again … when? In the fall (this seems to be my first post). And I got a request to sit on a master’s committee (Museology – the study of museums) where Twitter is the focus (how are early adopter museums using the tool? what are best practices?)

In February, Reuters added a “share with Twitter” link on some stories. Then in April, perhaps pushed by that unknown forced reflected in the graph, I published a resources page and a draft framework to analyze Twitter genres

By Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill

One reply on “Business Week On Twitter: What Happened in March?!?”

One word (or acronym, anyway): SXSW. :)

Being there, it seemed like everyone was on Twitter, and then there was that whole Facebook interview/Twitter trainwreck story.

(Also, I’ve seen/heard and used “twittering” as the verb. I think the language around Twitter is still in flux.)

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