On Twitter, the short code for a quote you overheard is OH. There are two quotes I recently heard I would like to give a longer lasting attention then just a Tweet: Let the Dataset change your Mindset And seen on some toilet art Women like silent men. They believe they are listening.
5,000 Miles Journey of a Keyboard
A couple of weeks ago my buddy Joost de Valk tweeted the following message: Ok who can tell me where I can get a DiNovo Edge Mac edition in Holland? It’s frustrating to click Adwords ads and find just the pc edition. I know how frustrating it can be, you want to have a new […]
Twitter Rolodex for Journalists
What a plane crashed in the Hudson river and the famous picture was published on Twitpic, the phone didn’t stop ringing for the maker of that picture Janis Krums. All the news agencies were trying to get an interview, and their main source of contacting the maker was through Twitter. Today another horrible plane crash […]
God, I’ve got something to tell you…
The ultimate experience has happened… I can now speak to God directly. Millions of people have the feeling they can do that for years, and they actually come together every Sunday morning to do so, but they hope God is listening. Those people we call Catholics. I got a direct line since this morning. Since I got the […]
The Future of Monetization on Twitter is…
Featured Tweets…? When will Twitter start with this? After seeing this Tweet from Boris, I knew he is up to something. Boris is one of the founders of Twittercounter (full disclosure, I know Boris!). Featured User spot on TwitterCounter is now sold out until April. Just increased the price, again, but requests keep coming. Amazing […]
One Day of Coding
Martin Luther King day, wonderful weather outside in San Francisco. I can hear the coco bongo’s in Dolores park through my open window. Not for me today, I stay inside… Not that I’m afraid for the UV, it’s more that I finally found some time to work on a project I had in mind for […]
How I Found Amazing Interesting people on Twitter
As I’ve been blogging in Dutch for a number of years, I started in October 2006, I always wanted to launch an English blog to express my thoughts. Last year, which sounds strange to say on January 10th as it’s sounds so far away, I launched my English version of The Next Corner over here. […]
Launching a Twitter Tool, Be Fast, Be Very Fast…!
The number of applications build on the Twitter platform has exploded the last year. 2007 was a good year, 2008 brought even more developers with creative crazy ideas to develop their tool. If it’s crazy, funny or helpful, it’s amazing how fast these guys build the stuff. They all try to beat each other to […]
Twitter URL’s being used in Adsense campaigns
Dolphini Networks is now using their Twitter account URL in their Adsense campaign as landing page. This is something new I have never seen before… I ask myself, what is the objective of the campaign? Is Dolphini after more followers on Twitter? Are they looking for direct click through’s on the link in their Bio? I […]
Twitter down Fail
First time since ages I got a fail whale again. Do people have too much time on their hands now that they are off from work. How long will Twitter be down today? Or over Xmas?