Posts Tagged ‘LeVar Burton’


March 8, 2009

Twitter is a social networking site that provides users with the ability to post short, 140 character updates on the most recent happenings in their life.  You can post from the web, your iPhone, via text, etc.  And lately it seems that everyone is jumping on the Twitter bandwagon…

From celebrities such as Levar Burton, Jimmy Fallon and Britney Spears to businesses such as Dog House Systems, Jinx and Apple .  With growth comes the demand for more functionality and so far Twitter has let the addon community handle that.  Sites like Twitpic, Twitbacks and Twhirl help you to better customize and control your Tweets.  However if Twitter continues to grow the way it has been it will be necessary to further develop the functionality in-house.  Its this thinking that prompted Jacob Gube over at Six Revisions to write this article about possible features that Twitter could add to help spruce itself up….

10 Features that will make Twitter better

Its an interesting read and the upgrades Gube suggests aren’t too advanced that they would be difficult to implement.  I’m excited to see how Twitter progresses in the future and it will be exciting to see how many of Gube’s suggestions become reality!

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LeVar Soup

February 5, 2009

Levar Burton is the star of such fabulous programs as Roots, Reading Rainbow, and STNG.  His latest gig is being the newest Twitlebrity.  His sudden exploion onto the social media scene was met with much jubilation.  It turns out Burton is a giant tech geek like us!  Although i guess we probably should have known that already considering those bitchin glasses he wore in STNG. He stopped by The Soup for a visit the other day and provided us with this pretty funny little skit….

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Its nice seeing LeVar becoming a big figure in these enviroments and I look forward to supporting him in his future endevours.  If you wanna join the horde of followers he already has….   LeVar’s Twitter and LeVar’s Blog.  They are both great ways to see what he is up to and interact with him….  “But you don’t have to take my word for it”