Update: Thanks Twitter for un-suspending me and explaining what happened. (See bottom of post.) Update 2: August 8, 2019 I have been suspended again. And again for the same reason. Please, Twitter. Dear Twitter, For almost a month, you have suspended my one-letter Twitter account, @R . I have used that Twitter account since 2006 […]
Tweetdecking, we hardly knew you.
How writing differs from content creating.
Two following tweets are from NPR’s Supreme Court correspondent @NinaTotenberg about the death of Justice Scalia. Compare specifically how many people re-tweet and like the “tweet about the actual news” vs. “the tweet about what she was doing when she heard the news.” The fact that NPR listeners have re-tweeted the “news process” story far more […]
I used to write a lot about Twitter. For example, here is a collection of 10,000+ words I wrote in a series of blog posts called “Thoughts on Twitter.” In brief, all those words say that Twitter was (they were written years ago) great because no two people use it the same way. And anyone who tried […]