HOW TO: Follow the 2010 World Cup on Twitter

28 06 2010

If you have been wondering just how to stay updated on all thats happening at the 2010 South Africa World Cup, we have some advice for you.

1. Use Hash Tags: At the moment, #worldcup seems to be the largest tag by volume of tweets, but #wc2010 is also doing the rounds, as is #2010worldcup. Having said this, please take into account that the World Cup is a global event, so different languages also come into play.

2. Create Lists: The quickest and easiest way to get a month’s worth of World Cup info is to follow a ready-made list.

3. Search for World Cup News Sources on Twitter: Whether it’s the official FIFA feed, tabloid newspaper coverage, big broadcaster’s headlines or just the final scores, World Cup Sources on Twitter will give you what your looking for.

Source: Mashable


Bloomberg: Cashmore Sees Mashable Becoming `Major Media Player’

16 03 2010

One of the most recognizable names in social media, Pete Cashmore, is interviewed by Bloomberg’s Chris Valerio at this year’s SXSW about what’s hot in social media and the future of Mashable, the definitive social media blog which he started in 2005 and now boasts 7+ million pageviews.

Here are some other impressive stats (Dec 21, 2009):

Learn more about Pete Cashmore here.