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The Tale of a Twitter Convert

April 20, 2011 by

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This is a guest post by Jared Fulgham I decided to write this post about my Twitter “conversion” story. My relationship with Twitter hasn’t always been the best. If there are any readers who are not currently using this tool, hopefully they will not make the mistakes that I did. I am fairly new to the whole […]

Amazing Grace: New extension developed in Utah shortens URLs directly from Twitter

March 21, 2011 by

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Several weeks ago Tech Crunch reported on a rumored URL shortener that would have the ability to shorten URL’s directly from Twitter’s status bar. This report sent some in the tech world a flutter. Would we finally be able to simply paste a URL in twitter and shorten it from there, without having to use a […]

Twitter Completes Migration to Utah Data Center

March 21, 2011 by

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This article is just a repost from http://www.thewhir.com/web-hosting-news/032111_Twitter_Completes_Migration_to_Utah_Data_Center. The report may or may not be true. The “twitter engineering blog” referenced in the article makes no mention of utah but instead states that twitter has moved a few things around to increase reliabilty. This doesn’t neccesariy mean they’ve made it out to Utah. Yet. (WEB HOST […]

Utah has lowest Twitter usage in the country??? So says a new study.

March 14, 2011 by

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Well, I don’t believe it. But according to a report published last week called Digital America, Utah ranks #50 for Twitter usage in the country. The report claims that .35% of the state uses Twitter. This study seems to conflict with data from a report several weeks ago by Hubspot claiming that Utah was the fastest […]

50 tweeters every Utahn should follow

January 28, 2011 by

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My twitter feed is full of Utahns. I’ve seen a few really good ones and thought I’d share some of my favorites for today’s #FollowFriday. Here are 50 Utahns I think everyone should consider following (in no particular order). I’ve also created a list on Twitter so you can easily go through and follow the […]

No Swearing in Utah (at least on Twitter)

January 26, 2011 by

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According to a map published this week by cartography expert Daniel Huffman, Utah curses the least out of any state on Twitter. The map shows areas of high profanity as mountains (the lighter colored areas) and areas of low profanity as plains (the darker colored areas)(see map below). The lowest spot in the country just so […]

Jimmer scores 47, mentioned 3,000+ times on twitter

January 12, 2011 by

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It was quite the show last night as  the BYU Cougars took on their rival Utes at the Huntsman center. But it quickly become the Jimmer Fredette show as the BYU star scored 47 points, handing the Utes their seventh straight loss. But what we took notice of (as you might have guessed) is that […]