Bling for the Twitterati

The R House - Twitter Name Necklace
It’s payday today… yippee! And I’ve treated myself to something special, a Twitter necklace. I’m always telling everyone how much I love Twitter and for the past couple of months I’ve been thinking about a new way to prove I’m a fully-fledged member of the Twitterati… and that’s with a bit of bling!

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Tweetball

If there is a football game on television I tend to steer clear of Twitter. I don’t know who the players are, the managers or the ref, therefore I don’t understand the trending topics in my right hand panel. It’s even worse when Manchester United are playing- I follow three passionate fans and I get a blow-by-blow account of the match streaming live into my news feed. I have been known on an occasion to complain to my followees, telling them to pipe down.

Amex Stadium

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Big Brother – I’m not watching you

Big Brother UK, Channel 5 logoBig Brother returned to our TV screens last night, which meant only one thing for me: television off. It’s now harder than ever to escape BB fever as it’s all over the internet; 1,000s of dedicated blogs and sites, status updates polluting my Facebook news feed and trending all over Twitter. But I’m not here to rant about my dislike for BB, because there is one thing that has caught my eye with this year’s show – Facebook Voting.

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Tools for social couch potatoes

ifttt logoBack in April, I became “one of the chosen ones” when my colleague extended me a beta invite for ifttt. If you’re like me, you’ll have a multitude of accounts across the web, but perhaps don’t have the time to check-in and constantly update your status. Well this fancy little web-based app is the tool we’ve all been waiting for.

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