The 2nd panel on day one of the Twitter Conference (#140tc) was titled: “I am a Twitter
The panel was entertaining and engaging (although left me wanting some more practical advise for us that are short of god-like status). Highlight was @missrogue’s list of 40 remarkable tweets, drawn from her list of favorites found here.
There was some debate around automating functions within Twitter – auto-reply, scheduling tweets, etc. Dave Peck has experimented with this, with mixed results. Consensus seemed to be to tread carefully around automating communication or avoid altogether. @missrogue: “Automating tweets is a loss of opportunity.”
My takeway (even if I don’t have 1/2 million followers) is that Twitter should be used to build relationships with conversations, not to spam.
I’m feeling tweety . . . more later.
Also check out Tony Zanders blog post on 140 | The Twitter Conference Overview.
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- WTF, No Twitter TV!? Direction from Anamitra Banerji, Twitter Product Management.
- Even with a simple hash tag, there is a learning curve. Soren MacBeth, Co-Founder / CEO of StockTwits.
- You can’t own social media. You can only interact with it. Corporate Use of Twitter by @JetBlue.
- Twitter will transform conferences & events. Surprising takeaways from an in-person Twitter conference experience.