1. Stephen Fry has over 100,000 Twitter followers, according to the Telegraph, a number only beaten by Barak Obama who has 225, 520. However, what most people don’t realize is that Stephen Fry follows tens of thousands of people. Not sure how possible that is, but its a worthy effort. In the new media world, leaders are followers. Stephen Fry gives out his Top Tips for using Twitter.
Also on the microblogging front:
2. Europe’s first Microblogging conference just happened in Hamburg.
3. Twingly blog search now searches Twitter and other microbloggings.
4. I don’t like Plinky, an app that lets you come up with computer generated trivia that you don’t even write yourself. I agree with Curt on TextTechnologies – its pathetic and his anti-Plinky rant is justifed.
5. TweetDeck helps you sort and manage Tweets if you install it on your desktop.
6. A post on making money through Twitter which seems pretty tough, esp. if you failed to make money on blogging like i did.
7. Austin Twestival is an experiment in fundraising inside the Twitter community. HT: Bob Carlton
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