Category Archives: Twitter

On Chatroom Introductions

Every Monday, I answer a question about manners on social media platforms. Yes, Virginia, just like real life, there are ways to be polite and ways to be impolite on the Internet. Please be polite, it makes everyone’s day a … Continue reading

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On the “Thx 4 the RT” Maneuver

DEAR JOHN: I’ve noticed that sometimes when I retweet somebody, they thank me for the retweet. Sometimes, they don’t. What’s the best practice here? — RETWEET THANKS? DEAR RETWEET THANKS?: Yep. A retweet isn’t a favor, so don’t thank them like … Continue reading

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Three Businesses, and Their Success on Twitter

Of the big three social networks (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn), Twitter is the most free-form. There isn’t a right and a wrong way to do things, but there are a lot of different things you can do. Businesses are recognizing … Continue reading

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To auto-DM or not to auto-DM?

Much like real life, there are polite and impolite ways to interact with people on social platforms. Every #mannersmonday, I’m going to answer a question along these lines. To ask a question, find me on Twitter. DEAR JOHN: When I … Continue reading

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