The Reference Desk for July 27, 2010

social media news

photo credit: Stewart

Can you believe it’s already the end of July? We’ve got another mixed bag of news and links for this week’s social media update.

  • If you thought Monday was the angriest day on Twitter you’re wrong, it’s actually Thursday! – via Time
  • Trackur gives you the top 10 things to monitor online about your competitors, while Marketing Pilgrim lists 26 free online reputation tools where you can monitor those 10 things
  • A good suggestion from Lifehacker: write your first email line like a tweet to grab interest. However, if your emails tend to come off as angry or snarky you might need ToneCheck – via The Globe and Mail
  • Gizmodo brings up a good thought about who you follow on Twitter. Do you only follow people who think and tweet like you? Or do you follow strangers of different backgrounds, races and ages?
  • Finally, Mashable asks would you pay for Twitter? A recent study found zero percent of people would.

~ Jeff Voon


~ by Wilcox Group Team on July 27, 2010.

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