I have been watching Twitter from afar for over a year and for a long time I simply did not get it. It seemed like a random collection of micro-blogs, a string of boring sms text messages, another place for people with nothing to do to spend their time on self promotion to massage their egos.
Whilst much of what I thought alluded to above holds true, there is also gold in them hills. Some people lead incredibly interesting lives AND are able to give you regular updates on their experiences in a way that is interesting, enlightening and entertaining. Similarly, there are others whose may not lead the most exciting of lives but whose thoughts, observations and musing are fascinating. On the rare occasions you get a combination of both of these types, then, if you are anything like me, you will find yourself enthralled about humanity.
It was a great help when I found a series of articles about a cynic slowly getting his head around Twitter and finding it to be of benefit. I found him when he posted a blog of the best tools he had found for Twitter.
- Reading: "How to link Twitter to Facebook – A Twitter Tutorial | AJ Vaynerchuk" (http://twitthis.com/8nn38c) about 4 hours ago
- So, my daughter has acquired some "cherry barbs" – and a different colour as well. Hum. about 4 hours ago
- My eldest has just bought some new fish for one of her aquariums, have to pay attention as she tells be about what exactly she bought now. about 5 hours ago
- Just given THREE 30 days notice of termination of my under performing mobile broadband max service £25 per month rip off. 12 months up soon. about 5 hours ago
- Finally gave in, joined the masses and bought an iphone. After decades of being ahead on technology was feeling left behind now. about 10 hours ago