The meaning of my Twitter #hashtags the 2012 edition

A few people have asked what my twitter #hashtags mean. For example, #DES and #BFD. If you don't know, since being a Twitter early adopter (joined in 2006, user #874) I love hashtags. I created the #vampiremode hashtag a few years ago and from May 2009 to December 2010 launched a social media agency called OurHashtag with three partners.

Hashtags have been around for years before twitter in IRC channels and [...]

Warning: Your tweets can and will be held against you

By now I'm sure you have read and at least heard about some of the tragic news from today. Also in the news at least on Twitter are tweets about music artist coming out about their sexuality and there's always a debate about religion, race and politics. No matter what your opinion is or how strong you feel about what's happening in today's society I always caution clients, friends and family be careful what you say online, especially Twitter as it can and will be held against you. Here are seven post with proof if you don't believe me.

1. Starting 10/10/2010, Twitter will begin [...]

How to mass delete Twitter direct messages. A premium Twitter feature in the future?

Today, @pipercarter sent a tweet saying "Twitter needs to come up with a way to mass delete all of these fake DM's.". Ironically I sent her a DM saying there is a way to mass delete twitter direct messages using a site called but it is not a feature from Twitter but a third party web tool.

The Songs, Tweets and Tools used for Kanye West Day on Twitter

I just finished Kanye West day on Twitter and wanted to post the 24 songs and tweets that was scheduled throughout the day, with a few bonus tweets that didn't make the cut.

1. Touch The Sky
"Now let's go. Take 'em back to the plan...Me and my momma hopped in the U-Haul van." #TouchTheSky #kanyewest

2. Never let me down
"Now ****** can't make it to ballots to choose leadership, But we can make it to Jacob and to the dealership" #kanyewest

3. Run This Town,
"I bought my whole family whips, no Volvos,Next time I’m in church, please no photos" #kanyewest

4. Hey Mama [...]