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Hubbers on Twitter?

  1. C.M. Vanderlinden profile image64
    C.M. Vanderlindenposted 10 years ago

    Just wondering if there were any other hubbers on Twitter.

    1. profile image0
      ysdataposted 9 years agoin reply to this
      1. Eric Graudins profile image61
        Eric Graudinsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Hello ysdata,

        OK, I started following you on twitter, because your Hubpages profile looked interesting.

        In twitter, my screen of people that I follow immediately filled up with about 2 screenfuls of stuff like

        ysdata   @ TheBusyBrain looking for bloggers at http://www.ysdata.com/blogger    42 minutes ago from twhirl  in reply to TheBusyBrain 

        I'm a twitter novice, but  Sorry, this looks like some sort of SPAM to me which I don't really want to be subjected to, so I "unfollowed" you.

        Can you please explain what this is all about?

        Thanks,
        Eric.

  2. chantelg4 profile image82
    chantelg4posted 10 years ago

    I use twitter all the time, love it!

  3. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 10 years ago
  4. C.M. Vanderlinden profile image64
    C.M. Vanderlindenposted 10 years ago

    twitter.com/DetroitWriter

    1. Dorsi profile image91
      Dorsiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      CM- it says that page doesn't exist- might want to check it again

  5. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 10 years ago

    Yep here I am! http://twitter.com/waynetully

    Do you find it useful to add your little updates?

    1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
      Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I do because it helps your friends and family fill in the blanks when you say "I'm busy" or I didn't call you today because I was slammed with work" I do a play by play of my entire day to a point so if my friends get annoyed because I'm not calling or stopping by, I can say go look at my twitter page and you'll see what I did today.. I'm finding alot more patience now as my friends and family are following me throughout the day actually. It is a bit strange to have them call you and you've not talked to someone in 3 days and you want to tell them about such and such article or event and they say "oh I know, I read your page already" lol in some cases it leaves you with nothing to talk about, but I just leave things out of my updates to maintain that fun smile

      In others it's actually caused my friends to call me to get "more details" on such and such... it works both ways. Twitter is giving someone a look into (at your own control) your life. If someone uses anything you say on there against you you can block them from future "following" by person and even can make it so only your friends (not the general public) can see you but if you block them you also cannot follow them! I like Twitter for all those reasons but also because It keeps me focused, I feel sometimes if I have nothing to report that I'm doing I'm not doing enough (being lazy) so its actually kept me working more... I could go on and on...

      Jerrico

  6. Shirley Anderson profile image73
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    What the heck is twitter?  Guess I'll follow the link and find out.

    1. Misha profile image74
      Mishaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      After a year or so being there I still can't figure this out big_smile I guess Chantel can enlighten us wink

    2. Inspirepub profile image78
      Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Would that you had made that a formal request, Shirley, but anyway, here 'tis:

      http://hubpages.com/hub/What-The-Heck-I … er--Anyway

      Jenny

  7. LdsNana-AskMormon profile image87
    LdsNana-AskMormonposted 10 years ago

    I'm all ears:-)
    Kathryn

  8. darkside profile image81
    darksideposted 10 years ago
  9. Inspirepub profile image78
    Inspirepubposted 10 years ago

    I'm on Twitter as inspirepub ... http://twitter.com/inspirepub I guess.

  10. SpeakerTeacher profile image54
    SpeakerTeacherposted 10 years ago

    www.twitter.com/sefeswick

    Following Gary Vaynerchuck...the wine guy!

  11. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 10 years ago

    I just joined today because I read about it in PC World magazine.

    1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
      Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      whats your twitter addy?

  12. darkside profile image81
    darksideposted 10 years ago

    They've moved the Follow button since I last logged in.

    Found it now.

  13. Paraglider profile image95
    Paragliderposted 10 years ago

    Well, I've just joined, but so far I've no idea why!

    http://twitter.com/paraplexed

  14. Mark Bennett profile image52
    Mark Bennettposted 10 years ago

    Oh, now it makes sense.

    I was wondering why you suddenly wrote a Hub on Twitter.

    I should have read the forums first!

  15. C.M. Vanderlinden profile image64
    C.M. Vanderlindenposted 10 years ago

    Great! I'm following everyone who posted their info. Anyone else? big_smile

  16. LdsNana-AskMormon profile image87
    LdsNana-AskMormonposted 10 years ago

    Okay.... I'm in too:-)  I also will follow those who post in this thread and share their info.  Sounds kinda fun!

    https://twitter.com/LdsNana

    tDMg
    LdsNana-AskMormon
    Kathryn

  17. Shirley Anderson profile image73
    Shirley Andersonposted 10 years ago

    Ah, Jenny.  I hadn't been back here before I read the 'Twitter' hub.  I thought it was a pretty funky coincidence.  You're right, I should have made it a request, whoops.

    You did a great job by the way.  Thank-you so much.  I understand now what it is, I just don't understand why anybody wants it.  But then, I know a lot of people who don't understand why I prefer reading to watching television, so I guess that's fair.

    Anyway, thx again for explaining it to us.
    Shirley smile

  18. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    Sure do. I love Twitter

    http://twitter.com/spud

  19. Jerrico Usher profile image56
    Jerrico Usherposted 9 years ago
  20. Eric Graudins profile image61
    Eric Graudinsposted 9 years ago

    OK, I've added all you twitterers to my account, which has sat pretty well unused for about a year.

    http://twitter.com/taseric

    Cheers,
    Eric G.

  21. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago
  22. Lissie profile image78
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    OK Im going to give it a go: http://twitter.com/lissie45

  23. broalexdotinfo profile image55
    broalexdotinfoposted 9 years ago

    Yeah sure big_smile

    http://www.twitter.com/broalex

    Going to follow all hubbers on this thread !! wink

    Alex

  24. Dorsi profile image91
    Dorsiposted 9 years ago

    http://twitter.com/DorsiDiaz

    I haven't done much on Twitter yet but I am signed up

  25. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    I twit all my articles

    http://twitter.com/sukee

  26. Janet21 profile image82
    Janet21posted 9 years ago

    I don't Tweet all that much, but here ya go!smile
    http://twitter.com/janet21

  27. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    A couple of good Twitter tools are Twit Deck and TwitThat! TwitThat allows you to twit from your browser.

  28. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    I also like twimbler.com, which allows all twimblers to see what you are twitting about.

  29. dishyum profile image54
    dishyumposted 9 years ago

    Sounds interesting, yet to explore twitters smile

  30. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago
  31. Dorsi profile image91
    Dorsiposted 9 years ago

    Everyone that posted their Twitter addie I've added you- and I'm finally learning Twitter, lol!!

  32. josephdiego profile image61
    josephdiegoposted 9 years ago

    Would love to Have My Hubbin Friends contact me on Twitter....http://twitter.com/josephdiego

    Anybody looking for some twitter tips contact me.....

  33. Peter Hoggan profile image71
    Peter Hogganposted 9 years ago
  34. Bob Ewing profile image46
    Bob Ewingposted 9 years ago
  35. josephdiego profile image61
    josephdiegoposted 9 years ago

    Friends just remember, when you twit, here is a twit-tip..Do not just start making everybody your friend. Quality is more important than quantity.. Stick to Hubbers and other people you might know...

    1. Dorsi profile image91
      Dorsiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the tip!

    2. Jerrico Usher profile image56
      Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This is true, this is not myspace smile and remember this is your private private life your twitting about...

      1. AEvans profile image77
        AEvansposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Jerrico for the tips as I will check it out and lt you know what I think smile

        1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
          Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Your Twelcome smile

        2. SweetiePie profile image83
          SweetiePieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          The more people you twit with, the more likely you are to meet a few people who will visit your hubs and sign up to write their own.  Personally I do not twitter about anything personal, I treat it the same as Hubpages.

          1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
            Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            If you only twit links and nothing personal people will lose intrest in following you.. the whole idea of twitter is to get a glimpse into your life not your marketing... its a yin yang thing... don't be all yang.. give some yin even if it's just to say I'm writing my hub now.... learning about__X... etc.. if you twit while building the hub you build intrest... its not just hey look at my hub, it's the build up... they get more and more curious about the hub as you give them a glimpse into your world of building it!

            Jerrico

            1. SweetiePie profile image83
              SweetiePieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Sorry, but I think you have me pegged wrong.  A few of us hubbers have only shared a few links, and we have every right to do this.  If anyone is bothered by my twittering they do not have to follow me.  Sorry, but you are way off on this one.  However, since I am not using twitter for just marketing I feel no need to even discuss this.  Way to jump to a conclusion by the way.

  36. jimmythejock profile image88
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    I just signed up but haven't a clue what twitter is lol.....jimmy

  37. Trekkiemelissa profile image77
    Trekkiemelissaposted 9 years ago

    Here is mine.  I use it for a whole bunch of things so you never know what will come up. smile

    http://twitter.com/trekkiemelissa

  38. Roger Rager profile image56
    Roger Ragerposted 9 years ago

    Roger rages all over twitter.  http://twitter.com/Roger_Rager

  39. AEvans profile image77
    AEvansposted 9 years ago

    I recieved an email from someone at Twitter , is this a highly recommended place? Pros and Cons:)

  40. Craig P. Gill profile image56
    Craig P. Gillposted 9 years ago

    HubPages provides a more secure and safe publishing environment!

    As with any social network that continues to grow (especially one that focuses on broadcasting messages to the masses), it opens itself up to the prospect of abuse, harassment, spam, and other types of typical Terms of Service violations. Considering the social network-sphere as it exists today, most people would assume that Twitter would be prepared to react and take action against TOS violations -

    I have abandoned my account at Twitter because anyone can use Twitter to consistently harass and muddy your identity and... Twitter won’t execute any means of community management. I was fortunate to have escaped the experience!

    1. AEvans profile image77
      AEvansposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Craig, Thanks for the advise I will steer clear:)

      1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
        Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Craig is wrong, and he has made you "steer clear" of a very useful tool, but this is the power of opinionated ranting...

        1. Lissie profile image78
          Lissieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I think I agree with you Jerrico - i have just started using twitter properly and its a bit of an eye-opener. Their interface is crap though the application Eric recommends above is very,very cool.
          Craig - it would helpful if you would post something a bit more specific - what is exactly the problem? Even I have found that you can block people if you want to - but to be honest if you are twitting your every movement and address and your phone no - well really !  Twitter is like everything else on the net - buyer beware and don't check your brain at the door!
          BTW you are hubbing about SEO and web 2.0 - how can you  avoid twitter with that set of interests?

          1. SamurWriter profile image48
            SamurWriterposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Yea I'm seeing that, but I think people should also twit about other things than just links, people like the links and hubs but they also want more than "marketing"... I'm getting comfortable with twitter, using it a bit less now because I'm busy lately but it definately has potential..

    2. Jerrico Usher profile image56
      Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      you do know they have a "block my updates" feature that allows you to block one or all publick access as well as blocking individuals only right?

  41. NYLady profile image60
    NYLadyposted 9 years ago

    Me, me, me! I'll follow all you guys back!
    www.twitter.com/NYLady

    Twitter, among other things, is a great place to simply post links to your hubs or blog postings.

  42. guidebaba profile image58
    guidebabaposted 9 years ago
  43. Eric Graudins profile image61
    Eric Graudinsposted 9 years ago

    I've been playing with Twitter a bit, and can see a lot of benefits with it.

    A better interface, Twhirl, is available from www.twhirl.org
    It makes twitter much more usable,

    Cheers,
    Eric G.

    1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
      Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That is a great program, thanks for the reccommendation..

      J

  44. Lissie profile image78
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    I am liking that twhirl interface Eric - yes it is much more useable - well now that I turned off the "ding" notification which made me jump!

  45. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    I like twimbler.com.  Go to their site and they will show you how to post links on twitter, which show up on their blog for the world to see.  Hint: I got a little tiny bit of traffic from this, it is worth looking into.  No special software to download either.

    1. Lissie profile image78
      Lissieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This is intereresting SweetiePie - when I twit the #log thing to post to the microblog - does that also broadcast to my followers - I want to fill the micorblog up with my self-promotional stuff but not annoy my 2.5 followers LOL

      1. SweetiePie profile image83
        SweetiePieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I do not see why it would annoy anyone when others are putting many more links on there quite often.  I only use it a few times a day, so it does not bother me.  I feel I use it the correct way. However yes, posting anything to twitter using #log:url and description will send it to your followers, and anyone viewing twimbler.  However, conversely, I feel anyone posting any links on twitter doing the same thing, but only for a smaller audience.  I think it is great, I will keep using it.  Twimlbler is in beta encouraging people to post links to their site, so what is wrong with it, as long as it is not abused.  I investigate things very thoroughly and I am overly careful about this kind of thing.

        1. Lissie profile image78
          Lissieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Thats logical - and after all its yet another backlink -works for me!

          1. Jerrico Usher profile image56
            Jerrico Usherposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            the question is does google actually weight it as a backlink or is it not worthy? It's not just the backlink that's important but the weight of the bl...

  46. omarabid profile image39
    omarabidposted 9 years ago

    well we all have twitter lol twitter.com/omarabid

  47. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    I found a blog about twimbler.com.  This person had some interesting things to say about it:

    http://www.killerstartups.com/Blogging- … th-twitter

  48. Editorial Nation profile image60
    Editorial Nationposted 9 years ago

    Hi ya'll I use twitter

    www.httphmm/twitter.com/EditorialNation


    hope you'll follow me and i will follow back!

  49. profile image0
    gwyn estemberposted 9 years ago

    Twitter is cool! if you don't know anything about a certain topic you can post a question on twitter and find answers there. if you feel annoyed by the updates of the others, then just unfollow them..

  50. kerryg profile image87
    kerrygposted 9 years ago

    I signed up a long time ago and have never really got into Twitter, but I'm trying to start using it a bit more: http://twitter.com/prairiekerry

    My problem with it is the same problem I have with a lot of things, though - I have too many interests and always feel like the gardening people are bored by the political stuff and the political people are bored by the fandom stuff and the fandom people are bored by the real life stuff and on and on ad infinitum. I don't intend to use Twitter for personal stuff, or any fandom stuff that's not 100% on the up-and-up, but it's still awkward. I gotta get myself more of a niche. hmm

    1. SweetiePie profile image83
      SweetiePieposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I do not think anyone here is using twitter for fandom.  We are just sharing.  However, it never hurts to make new friends and talk to people on twitter, it has its purposes.  By the way, during the election Barack Obama and other candidates were using twitter to update people on their campaign.  Many businesses are also beginning to use twitter to promote themselves, so if they can it shows it is perfectly fine.  They just do not send out millions of links, but if you use it the correct way it works well.

 
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