Why my dog has a twitter account but my daughter does not

I have been meaning to write this post for some time but to be honest time has escaped me this last month. Little things like being the technical director for TEDxDetroit, running the Chicago Marathon, hiring a project manager, hiring a full time developer, and the birth of my first childĀ have kept my attention. It […]

Twitter follow spam is getting smarter, but still making mistakes

  Twitter spammers are getting smarter but they still make dumb mistakes. All of these accounts don’t look suspicious at first glance. It’s in the details No bio is a tip off No website is another big tip off All followed in a row which is a little weird All have just a state name […]

Twitter A/B Testing “Find People”

I oversee a few different Twitter accounts, @nickdenardis, @educheckup, andĀ @waynestate just to name a few and usually have them all open throughout the day. I noticed something interesting today, they are running an A/B test on the wording of a link in the top bar. The feature, although recently reactivated on the #newtwitter design, has […]

IUE 2009 Social Media Panel Discussion

After the January Refresh Detroit meeting where I was on a panel talking about social media, I was asked to be on a similar panel for the then upcoming Internet User Experience 2009 conference. This week I attended IUE 2009 and the panel was a great success! The panel consisted of Christopher Barger, Director, GM […]