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Facebook “Chat” Annoyance

A friend asked me (via Facebook) how to use FB to follow a Twitter feed. As I was typing an explanation, Facebook decided to pitch its new “chat” feature. I wasn’t interested, so I clicked the “close” button. NOTHING happened! Well, nothing happened re the chat promo … but the interruption killed my ability to […]

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Twitter Genres : A Draft

In concert with developing a page of Twitter resources, I’ve started (in-work!) identifying message genres (types). Note that some follow traditional genre style (eg, fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, romance) and some are “types of people” (politics, organizations, reporters):

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Twitter Leads To Freedom For Journalist In Egypt

A UC Berkeley graduate journalism student was released from jail after sending an “ARRESTED” message to friends. He was photographing a protest in Mahalla, Egypt. The student, James Karl Buck, is studying Egyptian bloggers as his degree project. (tip via Twitter)