How to use Tweetdeck to filter the noise on the #FeesMustFall hashtag

Over the past seven days there have been over 780 000 tweets sent that have included the hashtag #FeesMustFall. Just in the last hour, leading up to President Zuma announcing a 0% increase in university fees, there have been over 35 000 tweets sent with that hashtag. If you wanted to read all of them, you’d have[…]

Journos get their Twitter game on at #indytwittertraining

Social Weaver ran Twitter training for over 100 editorial staff from Independent Newspapers countrywide in August and September 2015. The aim was to familiarise staff with the increasing value of Twitter in an increasingly challenging news environment. Journalists, photographers, sub-editors and editors got stuck into learning more about the mechanics of Twitter, how to ‘filter the[…]