What’s missing from Twitter?

Aside from consistently needing about 17 more characters per tweet. Plus, Popeye’s interest’n browser plug-in, how word-of-mouth is changing the landscape of social retail, visit the ‘flavor graveyard,’ bolster you mental toughness, and more.

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While some might argue that 140 characters are hardly enough to convey a message, countless others on Twitter think the cap on letters and spaces is the ideal muzzle for the longwinded. Either way, the social network could use some improvements beyond character count. Social Media Today proposes the three missing links on Twitter.

Speaking of Twitter, Yahoo News reports that over the long weekend the site’s members appeared infatuated with the forgotten rappers and dance moves of yesteryear. It seems like just yesterday that I learned to 2 Step.

Completely unrelated (but worth noting in case you picked up this phrase over the weekend): It was just yesterday that I learned the meaning of “second hand swagger,” which Urban Dictionary defines as “swagger that you get because either you are with someone that’s got swag” or from borrowing their clothes and/or accessories. And that concludes our vocabulary lesson for the day.

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