June 24, 2009
Well-known high street furniture store Habitat has issued an apology (via its PR company, via a social media blog) for its misuse of popular hashtags on Twitter over the past few days.
Among fair game for whoever was posting on behalf of @TwitterUK were the hashtags #Iran, #iPhone and #Apple – all completely unrelated to any marketing efforts the retail chain was pushing on the service.
The tweets, which unsurprisingly caused quite a backlash from users, have since been removed. read more
Tags: apology, business, habitat, Twitter, twitter spam, UK
August 14, 2008
Have you searched for comments about you or your blog on Twitter? Have you ever wondered what people are saying about you?
There is a lot you can learn by searching Twitter and monitoring popular keywords and topics. For following trends, it’s invaluable.
How to Track Keywords and Search Terms in Twitter
There are a variety of ways to track what people are saying about you and other topics. Twitscoop tracks the most popular keywords on Twitter, and features a search option. It returns a summary of the latest tweets with those terms. You can click a link to get a chart displaying the frequency and timing of the search term, giving you a visual image of the rise and fall of specific terms on Twitter. read more
Tags: how to search twitter, monitter, search twitter, Social Media, social network, Summize, twam, tweetscan, twitscoop, Twitter, twitter google search, twitter spam, twog