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)
In the increasingly competitive space of groups-of-people-as-gatekeepers, Reuters has added a TwitterThis link to some of its news stories. Twitter, for the uninitiated, allows members to post “tweets” to a public timeline or their “friends” (real or virtual). Methods of posting: text from phone, the web or a stand-alone application. Because Twitter grew out of […]
Read this first-person account of (successfully) using Twitter to supplement a conference. Also a tutorial. (tip via Twitter) Follow me!