Category Archives: Social media

Social media resources: Tumblr

Articles and how-to guides related to Tumblr. A journalist’s guide to using Tumblr A helpful beginner’s resource from Taylor Miller Thomas of the Poynter Institute.

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Tech finds: Tools for social media, mapping, timelines, curation

Social media / Twitter / Analytics TweetLevel A tool created by the Edelman public relations firm aimed at measuring social influence. Not surprisingly, it is aimed at those in public relations and marketing, though its use extends into many areas. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for search, Twitter, presentation, analytics

Search IceRocket Allows you to search blogs, Facebook, Twitter and images. You can also search for trending topics for up to three months. You can narrow your search by limiting it to tags that people have used on blog posts. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for maps, timelines, curation

Maps and mapping TileMill TileMill is an open source platform for creating maps using a CSS-like coding system. The site includes a support area for learning how to use the software and how to export maps. The TileMill suite of … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for WordPress, maps, charts, curation

Interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week. WordPress Project Argo Interesting and valuable information about a project that allowed a dozen NPR stations to create local-interest sites. The “Learn” section is especially useful, with sections on using … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for Twitter, WordPress, storage

Interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week. Twitter Hashtags.org A site that shows trending hashtags and allows searches to see how frequently hashtags you are interested in have appeared in the Twitter stream over the previous week. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week

Among the interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week are these related to WordPress, Twitter searches and audio for journalists. WordPress LinkWithin Creates a series of related posts, with images, at the bottom of a WordPress post. … Continue reading

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Social media resources: Twitter

23 Twitter Tools to Help You Tweet Like a Pro Tools for analytics, analyzing followers and finding people to follow, as well as backing up and filtering tweets. From Huffington Post Tech. ———————————————————————– How to embed tweets directly from the … Continue reading

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Social media resources

ReadWriteWeb offers a useful list that includes Storify, StoryPad, Twitter and RSS feeds. As a complement, ReadWriteWeb offers this helpful Beginner’s Guide to Twitter. ——————————————————————- Social Media Handbook A useful resource from the National Center for Media Engagement. ——————————————————————- TimeKiwi … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Archive Your Tweets

Tweets don’t last forever. ReadWriteWeb offers some options for saving them.

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