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Mobile app trends: Join's first tweet jam

Discuss up-and-coming (and dissolving) mobile app trends during's first tweet jam, April 10 at 3 p.m. EST.

Got a thing or two to say about mobile apps? Join for the site's inaugural tweet jam on mobile app trends, hosted Wednesday, April 10, at 3 p.m. EST. No, we aren't putting aside 30 minutes to discuss your frustrations with What's the Phrase, your high score in Candy Crush Saga or your obsession with Instagram.

Your favorite gaming apps aren't completely off-limits, but we would love to hear what @CIOMidmarket Twitter followers have to say about integrating mobile applications into their company on theemployee, client and consumer end of business. Participate by responding to our questions, conversing with your fellow Twitter users or by simply monitoring the discussion as it unfolds.

TechTarget assistant site editor Emily McLaughlin will lead the event from the Twitter handle, @CIOMidmarket. In addition to contributions from the writers and editors of, we'll be inviting CIOs, IT leaders, mobile app experts and site contributors to join the event to nurture a #winning tweet jam.

Here are the details:

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time: 3 p.m. EST
Host: @CIOMidmarket
Hashtag: Use and follow #CIOChat (additional hashtags include #MobileApps, #AppDev, #App)

Whether you set up your Twitter account just yesterday or have 10,000 tweets under your belt, there are a few things to keep in mind when engaging in this #CIOChat:

  • Your first #CIOChat tweet should be introductory, including your name, title and organization.
  • @CIOMidmarket will pose three questions to followers: Q1 at 3 p.m., Q2 at 3:10 p.m. and Q3 at 3:20 p.m. In your tweeted answers to each question, preface with A1 (Answer 1), A2 or A3, then include #CIOChat. Each question will follow the mobile app trend.
  • Remember that Twitter only allows 140 characters per tweet. You are welcome to tweet multiple responses to each question.
  • Use this as an opportunity to network and connect to others in the Twittersphere. Retweet responses you agree with and respond to those you might not.

Please direct questions, RSVPs or other concerns to Emily McLaughlin, We look forward to seeing you on the Twittersphere.

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