When Did You Join Twitter? Find Out Here

Ever wonder when you decided to take the Twitter plunge? I stumbled upon this website, which shows your start date in an instant. I joined Twitter on September 21, 2008..1,569 days ago. It seems like it was just yesterday.

Another Social Media Misstep: Donald Trump’s Twitter Tirade

Twitter is a very powerful tool. And the more followers a person has, the more powerful it is. Lady Gaga has 31 million followers. President Obama has 23 million. Ellen DeGeneres has 14 million. Twitter provides a large audience. One misfired tweet can cause a firestorm of controversy and billionaire Donald Trump is the latest […]

WDSU’s Isaac Coverage and You

During our Hurricane Isaac coverage, I (along with my co-anchors) appreciated all the info provided by our viewers. I apologize for not being able to respond to everyone. I read all the messages, posts, emails and comments, but between FB and twitter, it was impossible for me to keep up, despite my best efforts. Thanks […]

Facebook Comments of the Week

Social Media Overload: Now I’m on Tout, Too

I’ve been experimenting with a lot of social media platforms lately to try to figure out how to maximize the sharing of what I do on a daily basis: text, pictures and videos. I’ve been using Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for ages, but in recent weeks I’ve added via.me and Posterous to my social media arsenal. […]

I’m on Posterous

As if I need another social media platform. While I was up late keeping an eye on last night’s severe weather, I decided to sign up for Posterous. It’s similar to Tumblr, which I also had an account on, but appears to be a little simpler when it comes to sharing. So I broke up […]

Atlanta TV Station Allows Viewers to ‘Check In’ to Newscasts

GetGlue is the entertainment equivalent to FourSquare. It allows its users to check in to nationally syndicated and distributed media content, rather than physical locations. Now you can count at least one TV station in that number…for now. Atlanta’s NBC station, WXIA, is the first local TV station to offer the option. In a release, the station says […]

Video: Social Media’s Impact on the Bin Laden Story

Monday night on WDSU News at 10, I talked with Paul Brandus (@WestWingReport on twitter) via Skype about the death of Osama bin Laden and the impact of social media on a fast-developing story with worldwide interest.