Tag Archives: Twitter

My Journey Through the Fine Art of Overextending Oneself

Social media sites can be great resources for creative types, but I’m learning there’s limit to how many we actually need.
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Slactivism vs Support

Slactivism vs Support

The internet is starting to become a breeding ground for causes to gain support. According to the Urban Dictionary, there’s a word for this new trend: t’s called slactivism. If you can’t tell, it’s a mix of the two words slacker and activism. Read More

Keep Your Legs Warm With Geeked-Up Tights

Despite my protests, summer always leaves eventually. I live in the southern US, so I can pretend for a long time, but come January, I have to face it. It’s just plain cold. There are only two ways to make that better: gingerbread lattes, which leave after Christmas, and funky tights, which are always your friend. Here are a few of my favorites. Read More

A GeekMom’s 34 Goals for 2012

A friend of mine recently published her professional website after months of preparation. One of her premier posts shared 30 things she would like to do this year in honor of turning 30. It’s not a milestone birthday year for me, but the idea made sense. In an effort to set reasonable goals instead of unattainable… Read More

Online Friends and Death

If you are like me, you probably have at least a few friends that you only know on the internet. I’ve been on the internet for 15 years now, since my sophomore year in college. I’ve been a member of many forums and made many friends that I only know through the internet. Some of… Read More

Teh Interwebs Invades Halloween and My Home!

Internet memes and social media websites have become so popular that people take to dressing up like them for Halloween. Having a teenager and an almost-teenager in my household, it probably comes as no surprise that my oldest son dressed up as Facebook for school yesterday, and my youngest dressed up as Nyan Cat. When… Read More

The Speed of News and Earthquakes

I’m a little embarrassed to say that I get most of my news from the internet. And not from a reputable news source. Most of the news I read about comes from Facebook and Twitter. This afternoon, I got up from taking a nap with my toddler to find my Facebook and Twitter feeds covered… Read More

Buzzing About Strawberryj.am

While everyone else is busy comparing Google+ to Facebook, I have been checking out a different cool social media application called Strawberryj.am.  Strawberryj.am is a free online application that connects to your Twitter stream and harvests the most popular links being shared by those you follow on Twitter.  Therefore, it removes the “chatter” from your… Read More