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Gmail Account Hacked

I had a rather scary, and odd, experience while we were on the road back to Columbus yesterday. I have my blackberry setup to get email from my main Gmail account as well as my work email account, and as we were driving up Route 23 in Kentucky, I noticed an email to that Gmail…

Skittles Proves Twitter Search Results Unreliable

There was much talk about Skittles redesigning their homepage to be more “social media” friendly and transparent. They certainly accomplished that, and generated a lot of buzz. They decided the best way to market their product was to simply show you what other people were saying about it, so their homepage was now simply showing…

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How Not to Use Twitter

Today, I’ve learned how to use Tweetdeck’s filter feature. That’s the little option at the bottom of each column that lets you filter out certain tweets based on any word. I was filtering out everything with MVDAY, a hash tag being used to enter a local contest. The contest gives you a chance to “Tweet”…