Is that long line on Halloween leading to house that gives out full-size candy bars? Nope, it’s the crowd clamoring for Twitter lists, the hottest topic this week in our Twitter recap. As these lists move out of beta into the mainstweam, everyone’s finding it’s a great way to organize your friends and to find new folks to follow. Services like Listorious.com offer a handy list of lists organized by topic.
As you get into the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve with a gallery of Twitter pumpkins, here are some things to do on Twitter when you’re dead. Speaking of dead things, is privacy’s demise the fault of Twitter or because kids took over Twitter?
- You might be a clown for Halloween, but don’t be one on Twitter
- A blog dressed up as tweets
- A former LinkedIn and Facebook guy now plays a Twitter role
- Your own news network, Ochocinco style
- Wanna put a costume on your background image and avatar for Halloween? And then change it back automatically? Twiback can help. Or see more Twitter wallpaper examples (hat tip @cheth)
- UK reporters
- Maybe you should just be yourself (hat tip @imrogb) and not Larry Johnson
HOW MUCH DID YOU GET?
COULD YOU TELL IT WAS ME?
- How to Channel Your Twitter Voice works for churches, not just businesses (via @danschawbel)
- Twitter vs Facebook status updates
- Round up of how to influence tweeters and others
- Your Twitter connections will make a difference with Google’s social search
- If you’re not on the map with Twittermap.tv then you might need to send a message in a bottle
ROVING BANDS OF CONFERENCE ATTENDEES
- Web 2.0 Summit
- Presentation slides for “Conversation 2.0: Twitter” – great way to recreate a presentation — just scroll down at to see the slide and read the narration.
- Presenting with Twitter
- More suspicious DMs this week. Click with caution. It helps to have articulate friends because these cryptic phishing DMs tend to be poorly written.
- All your tweets are belong to us, your employer
- Retweet button scripts
- 4 ways to add Twitter to your site
And let’s wrap up with this: Do you ever wonder if jack-o’lantern one word? What about trick-or-treaters? How about Twitter in one word, asked Social Media Today. What was the word on Twitter this week for you?