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I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You - Clive Thompson -
Updates and weak ties. Always on means a return to village life, where everyone knows what everyone else is doing. Monitor your online persona so you can control it. "This is the paradox of ambient awareness. Each little update — each individual bit of social information — is insignificant on its own, even supremely mundane. But taken together, over time, the little snippets coalesce into a surprisingly sophisticated portrait of your friends’ and family members’ lives, like thousands of dots making a pointillist painting. This was never before possible, because in the real world, no friend would bother to call you up and detail the sandwiches she was eating." "“It drags you out of your own head,” she added. In an age of awareness, perhaps the person you see most clearly is yourself. "
weak_ties  ambient_awareness  findability  facebook  twitter  socialmedia  web2.0  socialnetworking  microblogging  intimacy 
july 2009 by mcmorgan
The Anatomy of a Tweet: Twitter Gets a Style Guide - Bits Blog -
Elementary rules of usage for twitter. "“This is a new genre of writing,” said Mr. Sagolla. “A new form of literature, in some ways.” "

Being publised "We are working on a book to compile the most relevant styles and tips for effective short form writing. We will most likely publish it first as an iPhone App, then as a paid PDF download. If you are interested in publishing this in printed form, please contact us:"
twitter  sytleguide  microblogging 
february 2009 by mcmorgan
Messaging Service Has Students and Professors Atwitter -
The significance in these uses is tying twitter to sending to and from the cell phone,
twitter  twwt  microblogging  teaching 
march 2008 by mcmorgan
Twitter for Academia - suggestions
Using Twitter to create community in the classroom
academic  twitter  twwt  teaching  microblogging  web2.0  pedagogy 
january 2008 by mcmorgan

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