Monthly Archives: March 2015

Twitter Taxonomy: Species of user, their behaviour, and how to spot them.

I have blogged a lot about Twitter, and when you spend a lot of time on Twitter, especially clearing out the trash, you start to notice different personality types forming between the accounts, which is why I asked Matthew Partridge, … Continue reading

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The Data Sharing Week in Review

Here is a summary of the week I spent trawling the internet finding out about Data Sharing as a researcher and what it means to share your data. The Data Sharing Week for me actually started a week earlier when I was asked … Continue reading

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Follow Follow Follow: Why do we Follow on Twitter?

Why do we bother to follow accounts on Twitter? It’s a good question. I can tell you the reasons I don’t and the reasons I do. I don’t do it for my Twitter stream. Every Twitter account I follow will come up in my Twitter … Continue reading

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How to grow a quality Twitter following: a simple equation.

With so many Twitter accounts being created every day, even with the best intentions, not everyone has the time to keep them going, or even follow the right accounts, some UN-follow or don’t ever follow back,  so how do we … Continue reading

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