Using Twitter for Disaster Relief: What we Learned From Hurricane Sandy

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One thing is clear: Social Media is being embraced by public officials and mainstream media in times of emergency as a crucial medium for communication. A recent article in the New York Times illustrates exactly how public officials are embracing social media in times of crisis and emergency.  The NY Times uses @NYGovCuomo as an example. The NY ...

Lessons from the Greenpeace Group Twitter Experiment 1

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I recently came across a fascinating article detailing a Twitter experiment undertaken by the team behind @GreenPeaceUK. GreenPeace is opening up their organizational Twitter account by allowing a large number of employees to tweet directly from the @GreenPeaceUK account and reach the organizations 40,000+ followers. You can read the full article and interview here. Sophia Cheng interviewed James Sadri, ...

Twitter Tip: Create Multiple Twitter Accounts With the Same Email Address 20

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Have you ever tried to signup for a second Twitter account using an email address that has already been used?  Unfortunately, Twitter tries to tell you that your email is already registered.  Many GroupTweet users run into this problem when trying to register their new Group Twitter Account.  Don’t worry the solution is easy.  The ...

Free Group Texting via GroupTweet in Haiti: A Step by Step Guide 1

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Presumably, you have already read our post on why you need to be using GroupTweet if you are working in Haiti.  If not click HERE. This post will guide you through the easy step by step process on how to start your very own “Group Texting” system with the help of GroupTweet.  Your group will ...

Using GroupTweet in Haiti: An Easy Group SMS Solution! 1

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In the majority of the world, its free to receive Tweets via text message or “SMS.” However, did you know that in Haiti it is also free to SEND a tweet via SMS?  That’s right in Haiti you can send and receive Tweets via SMS entirely for free! Maybe you are thinking, who cares, I don’t ...

GroupTweet Review from AllTwitter.com

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In February, I did an interview with Lauren Dugan, a writer at AllTwitter.com. She published a great review that you can read HERE. Her article was very thorough so I’m going to pull out some of the highlights for you all. Of course, you can enable multiple contributors on a variety of other Twitter applications, ...

GroupTweet Spolight Series: @Cabup 1

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Our first spotlight series focuses on one of our oldest GroupTweet accounts, @Cabup.  This account is comprised of over 400 London Taxi drivers using GroupTweet to communicate in real-time.  Its essentially their very own dispatch system, and they send over 250 tweets a day. Back in November 2011, the Greater London Authority wrote a great ...