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What To Do About Bad Guys in Your Twitter Events

Emerging Technologies Librarian

How To Block On Twitter

We’re having a big event, as you already know. We’ve used social media a lot in the planning and preparation of the event, and we want social media used during the event. We want to be able to show engagement, a diverse community, a virtual community as well as the face-to-face folk who come in person. We want people to upload pics to Instagram and Flickr, videos to Vine and Youtube; we want people to blog, and to tweet like crazy.

But anyone who has spent much time on Twitter knows what happens when you get a really active hashtag going. Spammers show up. And sometimes trolls. And sometimes people get confused about your hashtag and start sending content they think is relevant (but really they’re confused and it isn’t at ALL appropriate). And some people are just nasty or snarky on purpose. So what do you do?

There was…

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2 responses

  1. Great article and the site is looking good, did you do something?
    maggie@campinbrazil

    August 15, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    • mcrohio

      Thanks! This is the first I posted for a while. But a few months ago I spent a lot of time cleaning up to accomodate an upgrade. Also, I’ve learned a lot and revised some entries.

      August 15, 2014 at 5:15 pm

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