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DASHBOARD DELIGHT

Posted by Brendan Cooper

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23 September I'm a big fan of analytics. I cannot get enough of them. This is why I'm also a big fan of Netvibes because it enables me to bring together feeds and analytics in one place. So I'm jumping up and down like an excited child at the prospect of Twitter producing a dashboard. There are already decent Twitter dashboards. My favourite is Klout because it gives you figures without necessarily 'an index'.

SHORTCUTS ON TWITTER

Posted by Drew Benvie

theblogconsultancy.typepad.com/techpr/

23 September New Twitter launched last week. When trying it out, it struck me quickly that the new look and feel is more like a Gmail or Tweetdeck feel than a stream of updates. So I tried using keyboard shortcuts to navigate through the content. Guess what. It works.

TOOLS TO SHARE

Posted by Andy Merchant

liberatemedia.com/blog/

23 September Social media is all about sharing, so today Liberate Media is sharing three new online research tools to assist you with your research efforts.

1) UrlAi lets you look at any blog and tells you the gender of the person who writes it, and his/her age based solely on the person's writing style. 2) ReTweetFollow lets you search by keywords in URLs that have been tweeted and easily follow the retweeters. 3) ReTweetFollowuses finds users who are interested in a particular topic based on their tweets about a specific blog, news item or web page.

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