5 Uncovered Myths about Getting Retweeted!

Every now and then, someone somewhere decides to fabricate or resurrect a new myth or urban legend which changes the way we see and even do certain things! Like, for example, I would not dare say “Bloody Mary” 3 times in a row in front of my mirror in the dark, no matter what the stakes are and even if it was a bet with great returns!

Busting the Myths about Retweets!

Busting the Myths about Retweets!

A few days ago, while wandering around in the social media realm, I came across a new fabricated myth molded into a post form called:“5 Secrets To Get Retweets That The Experts Won’t Tell You”.

Having had a great and prosperous Twitter experience so far, it really got on my nerves to read such a post, wondering: Who are those experts? And how would someone make such assumptions? Based on what exactly?

In a nut shell, this myth lessened my Twitter experience and turned it into a joke, which is why I decided to rebel by fighting it back!

Uncovering the Myth about Getting Retweeted…

1. Focus On The Sexually Active.

In this fantasy post I read, the author stressed the importance of focusing on the “sexually active” tweeps, saying that sex always sells! I tend to highly disagree, with a frown! From my humble yet vast experience, I found that most active, valuable tweeps are those who are more business-oriented; those who want to promote a high quality image and promote their designs, inspiration and even quotes that aim towards providing a better quality of life!

Top 10 Hottest Male Geeks on the Web!

“A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible”. William Makepeace

Inspired from this very statement, we, the two Thoughtpick ladies, decided to spice things up a bit for you and bring those handsome irresistible geeks to you within a top ten list and introduce you to them!

1. Ryan Block — Former Editor of Engadget, Founder of Gdgt (Roba’s pick)

Gdgt founder Ryan Block, former editor of Engadget

Gdgt founder Ryan Block, former editor of Engadget

The broody eyes, the dirty look, the bad-boy vibes — ah, hotness incarnate.

Ryan Block is the co-founder of gdgt, and the former editor popular gadget blog Engadget. We’re not the only ones crushing on him, Block was named one of Paper Magazine’s Beautiful People in 2006. Beautiful indeed!

Visit Ryan Block’s Blog

Happy New Year – From Thoughtpick Team

The Thoughtpick team would like to extend their greetings and wishes for a happy 2010 to all of you tweeple, bloggers, Facebook lovers, Mixxers, Diggers, Redditors and other faithful social media users :)We hope this year will bring you more love, smiles, knowledge and new unique experiences!

5 Web & Internet 2010 Funny Predictions – Photoshopped & Illustrated!

To make sure that we capture the changes in social media for the coming year, we have prepared for you a funny list of our own predictions for ten social media tools and sites for the year 2010!

How To: Utilize Social Media for Voicing Worries & Sharing Concerns!

How To: Utilize Social Media for Voicing Worries & Sharing Concerns!

Blog to vent...

Could social media really help people in distress? Does it have the ability to reduce stress, anxiety and confusion through its different venues? Is being open and sharing personal feelings and experiences through social media positive?

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10 Ways Social Media Use Makes Cheating on Your Partner Easier!

10 Ways Social Media Use Makes Cheating on Your Partner Easier!

No Cheating!

The mother of all cheating possibilities and techniques, has to be a result of Web 2.0 and social media! Here is my list of the ten ways social media use has the ability to help partners cheat!

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Is Digg really “Dead”: Statistics Show Otherwise!

Is Digg really “Dead”: Statistics Show Otherwise!

Digg's rank on Alexa.com (ranking 105 as of Nov 09)

A recent article published via cnet claims that "Digg is dead"! It then goes on to blame both Facebook and Twitter for the "kill" and the "burial". I tend to highly disagree.

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Is Social Media Pushing TV to its Grave?

Is Social Media Pushing TV to its Grave?

How is social media affecting the old, traditional yet long-loved media channel: the television? Is social media slowly pushing television to its grave? How is social media able to encourage less television viewing and promote more Internet usage simultaneously?

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50 Top Noise-Free Twitter Tips & Links in Social Media, Marketing, SEO, Design & More! Part 3

50 Top Noise-Free Twitter Tips & Links in Social Media, Marketing, SEO, Design & More! Part 3

Flipbooks with another RT about Social Media

Thoughtpick's third specialized well researched list of 50 Top Twitter Tips and Links divided into 5 distinctive categories: 1) Social Media & Technology, 2) Marketing & Advertising 3) Design, 4) SEO, 5) Motivational & More.

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Username: @xadultfinder – Action: Unfollow! More Twitter Tips…

Username: @xadultfinder – Action: Unfollow! More Twitter Tips…

First Impression Matters :)

Apart for the Twitter avatar and background, what would influence your choice of people to follow on Twitter? How many Twitter users have you unfollowed due to their user names? What is the best method for companies to benefit from Twitter user names?

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