Two From Twitter

Twitter continues to take on the power of Facebook with two further enhancements. There is now a new version of Twitter search which delivers photographic images and video in the results page.

If you have the latest version of Firefox you can type a #hashtag or @username  into the browser address bar immediately open a search results page (try #travel) or someone’s profile page (like @digiconsultant).

The second refinement is the Follow Button; a simple piece of code to drop into your web site or blog at any location you wish.  To configure a follow button for your site go here and follow the easy directions.

As a matter of good social media practice I would recommend that you add this button to every article you publish.

Facebook’s social plugins should also be included where appropriate.

Enhanced by Zemanta

About thedigitalconsultant

Roger Smith is an international, digital consultant and former British Council Director of Online Operations within the East Asia region.
This entry was posted in Publishing, Social Media, Video, Web and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s