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The last post I wrote focussed on Twitter. It was a tongue in cheek attempt to break down some of the confusion that surrounds my favourite Social Media platform and it was gratifyingly popular. A small section focussed on business use but really it was a more high level attempt to allay some of the fears residing in individuals making their first foray into this brave new world. [Read more…]
How many times have you heard that?
People say it to me all the time about Twitter, generally accompanied with a sympathetic look that says “You’re a bit of a geek.”
So I try, again, to explain what it’s all about, and even to my own ears it sounds a bit rubbish, and the more I go on the more I feel myself shrinking, Alice-like, falling into the rabbit hole, trying and trying to climb out and make sense, and failing miserably.
To prevent further embarrassing stand-offs I’ve decided to retreat to my communication medium of choice: to write down my explanation to any future enquirers and hand out little pieces of paper with this URL scrawled on it when they ask.
So, what is Twitter?
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