So, last week I’m working from home and one of my IT staff sends me an IM. It says “I don’t get Twitter”. So I reply “What are you talking about?” – I admit that until she had mentioned it, I had no idea what it was. So I went to the site – I read what it had to say – and I said “What am I missing? I don’t get Twitter.” Then I read 2 posts that cleared things up – I’m not missing a thing! Twitter is a 2.0 service that helps you notify people of what you’re doing … are you wondering what you’re missing??
So a couple of days ago I read John Blyberg’s post in which he says: “I say Twitter is the Paris Hilton of the social web. Slutty and unfortunate. The basest manifestation of the culture and systems it represents.”in which he stated: “What an annoying piece of crap. I struggled to find any motivation to update mine – to twitter.” Then today I found
If you’re like me – and you don’t (or didn’t) get Twitter – have no fear, we’re apparently not missing much. In short – I don’t think I need to try Twitter.