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Who's on Twitter?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Trombones13, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Trombones13

    Trombones13 Well-Known Member

    Since there isn't a way for me to see all of the people who have put Twitter usernames in their profiles here (suggested add-on, perhaps? maybe later), I figure I'll just ask: who's on Twitter? Post your personal and/or forum username(s); I want to put them in a Twitter list. It also would be neat to see how you use your forum's account to advertise stuff--just links to threads, or do you discuss relevant topics externally as well? :)
     
  2. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

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  3. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    me and every member of my xf are members of twitter.
    thus far i have installed ragteks global rss and use ping.fm to push them off onto a dedicated twitter account, and also installed the twitter oauth hack.
    i try to get the members to follow and retweet, but the lack of a 'tweet this' link makes it harder to kickstart participation.
    one aspect of twitter than id love xf to mimic is the ability to use twitter-like 'xf lists'. unfortunately it seems to be all about facebook here :(
     
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  4. Trombones13

    Trombones13 Well-Known Member

    What's your username? :)
    Ooh; that could be interesting--suggest it! :D
     
  5. FreshFroot

    FreshFroot Well-Known Member

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  6. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

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  7. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    my username is a sceret. i know that sounds dumb, but i actually admin my boards clandestine. people do not associate my posting account with the admin account in any way; they do not know i am the admin.

    i did suggest it ages ago, but i may have done a poor job wording my post.
     
  8. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

  9. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

  10. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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  11. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    me, it's in my signature.
     
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  12. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    Guilty!

    I don't use it much though.

    One thing I really miss from IPB is the ability to Tweet posts... I am hoping this comes to xenforo before too long.
     
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  13. iTuN3r

    iTuN3r Well-Known Member

    Never used it :( So i have no clue how it works .
     
  14. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Yep yep me too.
     
  15. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    I just push all my more interesting content on facebook then FB will auto publish the links to twitter.. Never actually visit the site..
     
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  16. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It's in my signature, but for all those of you sensible enough to browse with signatures disabled: @KierDarby
     
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  17. Trombones13

    Trombones13 Well-Known Member

    It's nice to spit out short messages about the forum and it pulls in a fair amount of traffic, apparently. I also like how you can use hashtags (for example, #musicmonday) to tag tweets with the same content and allow others to find it, i.e. I can tweet about what's new this week with a #musicmonday tag and other users can discuss the music using the same hashtag, which I can also use to see what other users are saying and respond to them. :)
    (If you want to see my forum Twitter accounts to see what I mean, they're @pokefarm and @voiceradio, though the latter is relatively new.)
     
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  18. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    Hashtags are a great viral marketing tactic. Good Job. :)
     
  19. glorify

    glorify Well-Known Member

  20. Jo.

    Jo. Well-Known Member

    @jo_darling

    (but I don't use it as much as I should!)
     

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