Use Special Characters To Make Your Tweets Stand Out

Your tweet can easily go unnoticed in the fast-paced updates of a Twitter timeline. To stand out and grab eyeballs, try using special characters, says media coach Shawne Duperon.


How To Fix Twitter's Biggest Annoyances

Twitter may play second fiddle to Facebook’s social network prowess, but we are still using it in large numbers, even though it has its fair share of annoyances. Here’s how to avoid being repressed by Twitter’s flaws.


Talk About Social Media 'Rules' With Your Partner Ahead Of Time

Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has “overshared” on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights.


How To Take The Perfect Selfie [Infographic]

When the dust settles on the impending Apocalypse, surviving scholars will unanimously blame the “selfie” for the complete downfall of human civilisation. To speed up the process, follow the tips in this exhaustively comprehensive infographic. Welcome to the end times.


Set Up Custom, Automated Out-Of-Office Replies For Twitter

When you’re going on holidays and disconnecting from Twitter, you don’t want people to think you’re ignoring them. An automated out-of-office reply can take care of that, and Amit Agarwal of Labnol shows you how to do it.


Use URL Shorteners To Bypass Twitter Restriction On Links In DMs

Some Twitter users are unable to send links in Direct Messages (DMs) right now. Twitter is aware of the problem, but until it rolls out a fix, you can use a URL shortening service to bypass the restriction.


How To Use Social Media To Grow Your New Business

Social media can be an effective way of marketing your business — but you need to choose the right platforms and the right tools. Get started with these tested and proven methods.


The Correct Dimensions For Images On Different Social Networks

Working to craft the perfect profile at Facebook or LinkedIn? This infographic collects everything you need to know about the ideal photo size for different social networks.


Filter Twitter By Number Of Retweets For Better Search Results

We already know that Twitter search is pretty useful for things beyond sharing your breakfast. However, there are some undocumented search operators that you can use to filter out the junk.


Twibble Automatically Tweets Blog Posts Or RSS Feeds On A Schedule

Whether you own a blog or subscribe to RSS feeds, you probably share your favourite articles on Twitter. Twibble is a service that can take care of this for you by automatically tweeting articles.