A few months ago, when we were studying at UT in Austin, Texas, I had the pleasure of having a lecture with @statesman Social Media Editor Robert Quigley about Twitter as a powerfull tool for the coverage on breaking news. When discussing social media and the news, the tone can be quite pessimistic and the […]Read more "Breaking News on Twitter: @statesman"
Since the launch of Twitter back in 2006, the premise that any message, or tweet as it is referred to, is limited to 140 characters or less has dominated the use of the social networking site. This distinguishes Twitter from most other social networks, where people are free to express themselves in just as many […]Read more "A Linguistic Perspective on Twitter: SMS Compatibility vs. Journalism Standards"