How to get Twitter followers that matters

twitter_logo“Oh no, not another one of those get-thousands-of-followers-scams”, you think? You’re in luck, because it’s not. I hate those and they don’t add anything of value to your Twitter experience (so I’ve heard, but it makes sense to me).

In 10 days of being a Twitter user, I have 43 followers – of which, I only know 2 of them personally. So what about the other 41 followers? Well, I was stunned to see people follow me, even after having made only one or two tweets in total (about nothing even worth mentioning).

After a while, I learned that if I made a tweet about “poker”, shortly after I would receive one or two followers that have also tweeted about poker in the past. And if that’s not the case, then people are usually just following you, hoping that you will follow them back. I don’t mind following back, as long as I find their previous tweets interesting – that’s really what matters to me. But if I see somebody following me, that has more followers than he is following himself, then I tend to think here’s a guy that doesn’t just follow me hoping I will follow back, he actually has more followers than he’s following. There’s a catch though – in theory, he could have just unfollowed say 1,000 users recently, bringing his following down to 8,500 while he himself is being followed by 9,000. I’m not sure whether or not there’s a tool to “batch unfollow”, otherwise this process seems a bit “too much” just to get some followers…

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Charge your iPhone/iPod Touch Wirelessly

Palm Pre does it, using the Touchstone. Now iPhone and iPod Touch can do it too, thanks to WildCharge. Wire-free charging technology integrated into a flexible protective cover that fits snugly over the body of your iPhone. Compatible with all models, including the new 3GS. So basically, if you’ve lost your iPhone/iPod charger cable (again!), … Read more →

Facebook, a second Internet?

In the near future, where will you go to search for products, reviews or news articles? Facebook or Google? Apparently there’s a “war” going on between Facebook and Google, that might not be obvious to a lot of people. The issue: Lots of the content created on, and uploaded to, Facebook, is shielded from Google … Read more →

I need a “Twitter FriendFeed Facebook” app – what do you got?

twitter_logoI’ve been on Twitter almost 2 weeks now, and I like it. Lots of interesting people to follow and I’ve already read lots of interesting articles, recommended by those people. FriendFeed seems pretty interesting too. I love that you can comment on “tweets” and the like function. But using only FriendFeed will make me miss alot of tweets from Twitter, and I prefer having all my feeds in just one place, so…

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