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Ten years twittering

Ten years ago today: trying out Twitter — Daniel Bowen (@danielbowen) August 20, 2007 Yep, ten years ago today I joined Twitter. As you can see, my second Tweet was just as compelling: is thinking about another cup of tea — Daniel Bowen (@danielbowen) August 20, 2007 This was all pre-smartphone (at least for me) […]

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I be influential in piracy, me hearties (according to Klout)

Some interesting stuff on social media in the Financial Review the other week: This month, Cathay Pacific partnered with Klout to offer to anyone with a score over 40 free entry to the airline’s business class and first class lounge at San Francisco International Airport, the key hub for those working in Silicon Valley. Neat, […]

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Metro Trains and their Twitter feed

Amidst the outrage about changes to Metro’s Twitter feed, there are claims that it used to include train cancellations. This was not so. They did not tweet individual train cancellations or diversions. These only went out on SMS to subscribers, and on the web site. (Alas Metro have now deleted the evidence of this that […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-30

Kudos to Terry Mulder for noting today that we need trams, trains and buses to get us out of congestion. #SpringSt #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-23

More level crossing eliminations would be good, but overpasses don't always stop cars getting on the tracks http://j.mp/fztgZi #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-16

Happy Days on ch11 right now, and someone just spotted a shark. Wonder if this is the Jump The Shark episode? #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-09

@veedub3057 Well you know Brit dentists have a reputation. in reply to veedub3057 # Why do some shows like A Quiet Word on #ABC1 now look so pixellated? # Ah, Sunday timetables. Next few trains Footscray to City: 9:20, 9:31, 10:00, 10:11… #MetroTrains #NotCustomerFriendly #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-02

Just caught two buses. First had 27 aboard. Second 14. But of course, nobody catches buses, esp on weekends. #402 #223 # Yes, I catch buses. That's just how I roll. # Last night the Cats scraped in by a point. Somehow I doubt NSW Labor will be that lucky. #nswvotes #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-26

Nice that Webber observed Bolte Bridge speed limits, but surely driving the wrong way on it was a much bigger no-no? # They say the supermoon is only 1% bigger in southern hemisphere. I reckon that might be right. Big, but not spectacularly so. # Gosh, how exciting. Letter says they're filming a soap powder […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-19

Footscray and Maribyrnong residents, that noise you can hear is Top Gear Live at the Showgrounds. #Melbourne #