Indonesian Twitterers to be featured on Metro TV

Indonesian Twitterers at the forefront of the #IndonesiaUnite movement are getting their 90 minutes of fame from Metro TV. The movement has managed to keep #Indonesiaunite as a top trending topic in Twitter worldwide since the bombing last Friday. Trending topics tell Twitterers th world over which are the hot topics being Tweeted about at... Continue Reading →

What comes after Indonesia Unite?

Unspun can understand and empathize with the seeming act of solidarity and defiance in the face of the Jakarta bombings with the Indonesia Unite movement, where Twitterers and Facebookers daub their avatars in red and white, the colors of the Indonesian flag. At the same time Unspun thinks that Anita has raised an important question... Continue Reading →

Twitter as marketing and corporate communications tool

This article in USA Today contains interesting information related to using Twitter as a marketing and corporate communications tool.Of particular interest, further down the story, is how Twitter can be used to improve customer service. The question is: are any Indonesian companies/institutions ready to embrace such technology? clipped from Twitter took off from simple... Continue Reading →

How to tell voters you don’t have your act together

Unspun supposes we all have to blame Oprah Winfrey. When she started Twittering, then it must be good for the masses and everyone should somehow Tweet as well. Perhaps it is for this reason, but maybe also because some young entrepreneurs saw a chance to milk the Indonesian Presidential candidates for some easy money, the... Continue Reading →

Vivanews: Head in sand not a solution

Something interesting happened in the Indonesian Twittersphere recently. Shortly after Unspun and the Indonesian Tweeps gave their thumbs down to Vivanews' Twitter Blasts (see previous post here), and Unspun as well as Mavericknetwork blogged about it, Vivanews went off air in the Twittersphere. Why? Ju dging fromĀ  the comment left by an anonymous visitor in... Continue Reading →

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