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Using Twitter for Friend Advice

I ask questions on Twitter all the time on a wide variety of topics, and I usually get really useful responses — but never as many as when I ask about interpersonal issues. A little while ago I posed this question: “What do you do when someone you really care about won’t respond to your [Keep Reading…]

Take our Twitter survey for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card

It would mean a lot to me if you could please take a moment to complete the survey below. I’m helping to design a new Twitter client and your input will be invaluable. Thank you. Survey link: http://bit.ly/4mMZWJ Fill out my Wufoo form! Tweet this survey!

Whit Hour – Week 6

Thank you so much to the 41 people who showed up for the sixth week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. I really appreciate everyone’s flexibility in moving over to Ustream at the [Keep Reading…]

Whit Hour – Week 5

Thank you so much to the 20 or so folks who showed up for the fifth week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. I particularly appreciate your patience and determination to stick with [Keep Reading…]

What I did while Twitter was down today

Twitter had a Denial of Service Attack this morning, which affected its uptime all day today. Therefore I was forced to figure out what to do without it. Here’s what I came up with: I noted my frustration on Facebook I actually looked at my friends’ pages on Facebook I reached Inbox Zero in Google [Keep Reading…]

UPDATE: Facebook at fault for unauthorized link with Twitter account

Last night there was a minor fiasco when hundreds of thousands of people suddenly found that their tweets were being published to their Facebook status without their explicit authorization. The only way to fix the problem was to remove or block the Twitter application from within Facebook.

Twitter updating Facebook status without permission

Update: For the latest information, please read UPDATE: Facebook at fault for unauthorized link with Twitter account. [If Facebook suddenly started publishing your tweets, go into Facebook and REMOVE or BLOCK the Twitter application. That’s currently the only fix.] Just an hour ago, I got a notification that someone had commented on my Facebook status [Keep Reading…]