Tag Archives: retweet

I’m Selfish and I Know It

Back in the day, people manually retweeted each other, used hashtags to create conversation, and enjoyed their special community of being outside the Facebook bubble. Today, you see madness like hashtagging on Facebook for absolutely no reason, Twitter’s adoption of the Facebook cover, and Facebook’s infamous mini-feed. Basically, the digital world changes every day, and […]

Mother Superior Jumped the Gun

Nobody likes change (re: all those Facebook changes and those Twitter changes). But I imagine change is most annoying to researchers.  I mean, seriously, put yourself in danah boyd‘s shoes, for example.  Two years ago, you’re all, “Aw, yeah, Retweeting! Unclaimed territory, I call dibs!” You do your study, you spend all that time gathering […]