[BCAB] TWITTER QUESTIONS

David Taylor e.david.taylor at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 6 11:53:08 BST 2011


Joe,

BoxCar is a real battery hog and there are other apps that do everything it does and more efficiently. For Twitter there's Twitter, for Facebook there's Facely HD and so on, which do push.

Cheers
Dave

On 6 Apr 2011, at 11:22, Joe Paton wrote:

> Ian,
> 
> either tweetlist, or twitterific.
> 
> You'll also need an app to handle push notifications, try boxcar.
> I prefer tweetlist, but they doo the same job.
> 
> If you drop me a note off list, i'll give you a link to the qwitter app,
> and the c+libraries in case you don't have them.
> 
> Joe Paton
> 
> At 10:58 06/04/2011, you wrote:
>> Two things yesterday gave me the nudge I needed to join Twitter.  first I landed an interview for the mag with Alastair Campbell and was told that this is precisely the sort of thing I should be able to tweet.  Second I listened to Damon and Léonie singing its praises on In Touch last night.
>> 
>> I have the following questions.
>> 
>> Which is better - that's to say both in terms of accessibility/usability and convenience - to have it on a computer or a mobile device such as my iPhone?
>> 
>> Where can I go to learn more about Qwitter?
>> 
>> Does anyone have particular favourite iPhone apps for Twitter?
>> 
>> How do you attract followers?
>> 
>> How easy is it to identify people you might want to follow?  If, for example I wanted to follow other editorial colleagues in the media but didn't necessarily know their names?
>> 
>> How do you go about attracting followers?
>> 
>> If people would prefer to contact me about this off list, feel free.
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