Today I unfollowed someone on Twitter. He is a relatively good journalist (no naming and shaming, sorry), but he is a rubbish Twitter user. Let me explain.
As those of you who use Twitter know, it only allows 140 characters per message. Many of us take Twitter for granted now, but even a couple of years ago questions were being asked about its relevance and usefulness. How can you express yourself in 140 characters? Well, we’ve learned pretty quickly how to be concise and in
There are many things I can write about yesterday’s Election night, but I really want to mention two.
First, the mutual appreciation society on BBC One. The Corporation made a huge effort to provide its viewers with comprehensive election coverage, yet spoilt it all with its celebrity love boat. The sight of Brucie repeating his very tired “Nice to see you…” routine for the zillionth time on a boat full of B-listers angered me beyond belief. I don’t care what Bruce Forsyth,
Embedded video from CNN Video (Is the pope Catholic?) #journalism #Twitter
In all our conversations about how to use Twitter, we seem to forget about one crucial thing – the content.
What you say says a lot about who you are. Granted, not everyone is on Twitter to spread groundbreaking ideas, analyse the world in 140 characters or offer you solutions to your problems. But some people’s use of Twitter reveals a distinct lack of content. Or at least any meaningful content. So maybe this totally unscientific list of my observations from using Twitter