English still dominates Twitter. When exploring Russia as part of a class that I am teaching this summer at Georgetown, one of the barriers we learned about was the difficulty of fitting some Russian language words into just 140 characters. Twitter is, however, extremely English-friendly. As the Sysomos report found, the top four countries on Twitter are all English speaking (US, UK, Canada, Australia). Of these, US makes up 62% of all Twitter users, followed by UK with nearly 8% and Canada and Australia with 5.7% and 2.8% respectively. The largest non-English speaking country on Twitter? Brazil with 2%.
[From: Influential Marketing Blog: 10 Stunning (And Useful) Stats About Twitter]
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Here are ten of some of the most underused and misunderstood tags in HTML. While they might be less familiar, they're still quite useful in certain situations.
via 10 Rare HTML Tags You Really Should Know – Nettuts+.
Can you take your static old blog and make it more social? Sure, here Kevin Marks, Open Social evangelist at Google, shows you how to do it with Google's FriendConnect service.
via Making your site social with Google’s FriendConnect.