What happens to your online life when you drop off the perch? With so much interlinking, auto-sharing, auto-posting and re-tweeting I’m really wondering if I might just live on (socially speaking) for a few years without anyone noticing that I am actually quite dead. Perhaps I can plan for this eventuality by setting up some horribly clever automation that will have me bothering people from the grave and having a damn good chuckle at the joke from six-feet under. It wouldn’t take too much effort to link a few social media accounts and have them re-post to each other, ad infinitum, loop, loop, loop, laugh, laugh. With a WordPress blog,
So what’s new in tech? Well, nothing much these days really. Tech has come to a grinding halt on three fronts for me. The halt though, while extremely boring, is also saving me a lot of money. What’s boring is not worth buying. Apple I’ll start with Apple, who of course were everyone’s favourite company just a few short years ago. So cool were Apple, that people used to queue up for days in rain, snow and ice, just so they could be first to donate huge wads of cash to the Apple god of tech. Today, however, where are the queues of Apple tech heads with fat wallets of cash?
Why you should have multiple Twitter account. One radical difference between Twitter and other social media sites is the ability to have multiple Twitter accounts. So is this a good thing or an evil marketing ploy to deceive other users? Well, before I get started, let’s look at what the Twitter Rules say about this. Serial Accounts: You may not create serial accounts for disruptive or abusive purposes, or with overlapping use cases. Mass account creation may result in suspension of all related accounts. Please note that any violation of the Twitter Rules is cause for permanent suspension of all accounts. So it’s clear you can have multiple accounts as
Everyone likes to be liked, and be popular on Twitter. For many Twitter users this popularity is often measured by the ratio of followers to following. Simply put; if you have more people following you than you are following, you are popular. While this is not necessarily true, Twitter does encourage this belief by imposing follow limits that make getting past their 5,000 following limit a little difficult. Because of this limit, many users unfollow a bunch of other users in the hope that more will follow them, thus improving their follow ratio. But this is really counterproductive. By unfollowing someone who is following you, chances are they will unfollow