How To Use Twitter – Tips and Tricks

How To Use Twitter – Tips and Tricks

Learn how to use Twitter, extremely badly. Twitter is the strange animal in the world of social media. It operates on such an undefined set of rules that are so vague; it is even unclear if Twitter itself is sure as to how it all works. The best I’ve been able to calculate is that there are no rules at all until you actually break one, then you get kicked out and suspended. I know it sounds silly but that’s anarchy at work for you. Anyway, Twitter is a forum so full of clutter and textural pollution that it’s a wonder really, why anyone bothers with it at all, yet

10 Ways To Become Popular On The Net

10 Ways To Become Popular On The Net

Do you want to be popular? Everyone wants to be liked and be popular with a wide range of friends and acquaintances, so naturally this sense of self-worth must extend to your life on the internet. As we all spend far less time face to face with our friends now, and far more time sat on our collective backsides clicking and clacking away as we seek information, interaction and infamy perhaps, we really need to focus our attention on our internet image. So you can forget about dressing well, showering regularly and using an expensive deodorant. Forget about combing your hair and brushing your teeth twice a day. Perhaps you

Digital Dumbing Down

Digital Dumbing Down

We are being dumbed down by an excess of useless information The 80’s promise of the Information Superhighway has become a tragic disappointment. Instead of being the conduit to knowledge, it has become the tool of choice for the self-dumbing down of us all. In place of availing everyone and anyone to all the information known to mankind, the Internet has instead become a freeway of puerile piffle. When once it was imagined that access to every library in the world would bring knowledge to the masses as never before, all we can do with this power and knowledge is exchange images of cute pets. In place of the first real opportunity to

Yesterdays’ Heroes

Mohammed Ali

‘I am the greatest’, was his catch cry and he was right. However, for Ali he was fortunate to have been a star of the sixties and seventies when free to air television was the king maker. I recall our family sitting around our black and white television waiting for the ‘Thriller in Manilla’. Watching local Australian boxing heroes like Lionel Rose and Johnny Famechon become world champions. While not a boxing fan at all, it was symptomatic of the time that television delivered, and made our heroes and heroines. Then along came paid television and while making a lot of money for some, it has reduced boxing in particular