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Apr 8, 2009

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones and Martin Waxman discuss all things Twitter.

00:27 Terry opens the show.

01:22 Terry announces that he spoke at the Canadian Public Relations Society (Hamilton Branch) Pinnacle Awards dinner last night.

02:12 Terry mentions the immense amount of major media coverage Twitter has received in the past month.

03:22 Terry introduces the show topic for this week: the "usability" or pros and cons of Twitter on the agency and client side of public relations.

04:07 Dave and Marin have an in-depth discussion about how they use Twitter and what they like, or don't like, about the tool.

18:02 Dave discusses the etiquette of following and being followed on Twitter.

20:55 Martin suggests that a tipping point with Twitter usage may be when a user goes from using the interface to using an application like Tweetdeck or Twirl.

24:49 Terry shifts the conversation to a discussion of how some organizations are using Twitter, with examples of how Twitter can work for the clients of PR agencies.

32:49 Dave talks about how successful Twitter can be at building professional relationships, citing his relationship to Antonia Zerbisias as an example.

34:43 Dave closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.