Twitter spam sucks in so many ways it’s not even funny. One good way to reduce the amount of spam you get AND to reduce the load on twitters servers is to simply unfollow the bad and the ugly. Why unfollow? Because by following back spammers and useless ‘stuff’ you are only serving to aid the evil swarm. But this isn’t all about spammers. This is about removing followers who are just bad, annoying or down right useless (or hindering) to your cause/goal/aim.
I previously wrote about Twitter spam (and my plans for a anti-spam twitter project) here, so if you have a minute check it out and let me know what you think. Also, there is a lot of good info for you on using TweetDeck to cut down on Twitter spam.Continue reading
There are so many social media ‘things’ we have to manage these days that it can be rather tiresome and painful JUST to get one message out to everyone. Well, when you make a blog post now you won’t have to suffer as much because there is a easy way to have your blog automatically […]Continue reading
Twitter is one of the premier social media applications, but due to it’s size and open nature it is also one of the easiest to spam. The very open community nature of Twitter and it’s feed system have been exploited by spammers time and time again. Twitter has some tools, filters and options in place […]Continue reading
All of us have tried many different social plugins. I know that most, if not all, of us use the TweetMeme plugin and maybe even the sexy bookmarks plugin. But that’s the problem with that idea: so many different plugins slowing down our site. Not to mention the complete mess of having so many plugins […]Continue reading
We all love twitter to some extent, actually some of us dislike it. But either way if you are on Twitter no doubt you’ve been hit with some form of Twitter Spam. Whether it was spam direct messages or just annoying people so only spam tweets day in and day out. Today I have a […]Continue reading
Twitter is a large social media platform. It can almost be said that everyone and their dog are on it (or was that Facebook?). Scott Stratten, president and founder of UnMarketing, gave a presentation recently to a group of Non-profit’s. It was an hour long presentation about the good and bad uses of Twitter. He […]Continue reading
Getting known on the internet these days isn’t as easy as it used to. Anybody with a internet connection at a free internet cafe can put up a blog on your exact topic and now they are your competition. In my previous post, I talked about setting up social media sites to backlink to your […]Continue reading