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Replace a word with librarian — Twitter fun

In case you missed it, there’s an entertaining hashtag game going on right now on Twitter. There’s been a few of these before, but this one seems to have brought out a particularly high level of creativity — a trait well represented in the librarian community. To play, take a phrase and replace one word with “librarian”. For example — brief pause while I check the twitter feed — pick a line from Lord of the Rings:

“A librarian is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” # — Tim Chase ‏@gumnos

Here’s a few from the last couple of days:

To follow the stream, search for the hashtag #replaceawordwithlibrarian, or just use this link: replaceawordwithlibrarian.

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Twitter is Adding Analytic Tools

Twitter will unveil a series of new tools in the next few months, including sophisticated analytical tools, according to Erica Anderson, Twitter’s manager for news and journalism.

Anderson said the analytical tools will better help publishers track the reach of tweets sent through the microblogging service. She made her comments Saturday at Columbia University’s social media weekend in New York.

Read more from ReadWriteWeb at:
Twitter Upgrades Will Include Analytical Tools.

Even if Twitter is playing catch-up to produce features currently available from services like HootSuite, this new feature from the popular microblogging platform should help businesses better track the ROI on their social media investments.


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