10 ways you can use Twitter Lists, by Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans is a public relations and new media consultant and speaker at Sevans Strategy. She also authors a PR and social media blog and is the founder of #journchat.

Twitter’s new Lists feature is all the rage right now. There are probably already millions of lists, and that number is growing by the minute (or second). So what are people using all these lists for? Are people creating lists just for the sake of creating lists? Savvy individuals are looking for ways to use lists to further their personal/professional agendas, and while we are all still learning how to harness the power of this new feature, here are a few ideas to get the creative juices flowing.

Now you can Dislike stuff on Facebook (with a Firefox plugin)

We all have friends that post inane or annoying comments, photos, or videos on Facebook. Sure, we can hide their content, but more and more Facebookers are looking for a dislike option to visually show their disapproval. Some Threadsy members can dislike Facebook items from within that dashboard, but we’ve found something even better suited to displaying your dislike: the Facebook Dislike Firefox plugin.

Google Dashboard: Now you know what Google knows about you

There’s no two ways about it: if you use a lot of Google services, then Google knows a lot about you. Google has received a solid amount of criticism because of this, and they’ve decided to alleviate the issue by launching Privacy Dashboard; a one-stop-shop with all the information that Google knows about you and your online habits collected in one place.


Dashboard covers more than 20 products and services, including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Web History, Orkut, YouTube, Picasa, Talk, Reader, Alerts, Latitude and others. It’s quite a scary list; personally, I’m using all of these, and I was quite interested to see what exactly I’ve told Google about myself without even knowing.

Social Media: Asia Vs. USA

An interesting article on Labnol talks about the differences in social media behavior in Asian countries and the west. Not surprisingly, social media activity and engagement in western countries is higher compared to developing Asian countries.


Read the full article here at labnol