Do you Twitter?

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    Taffycat Crunchie Cat VIP Member

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    "Twitter" has been creeping into the news recently and I know a few people who are Twitterers, but they seem to have mixed views on it. So, I was wondering whether anyone here has dipped a toe into the birdseed and tried it yet? Or what your opinions might be?

    I'm a bit undecided. I can quite see that it's possibly "useful" for circulating a news story quickly... such as when that plane came down in the Hudson River. Apparently, within minutes, news of that had been Twittered across the globe. But on a more mundane level, would it really be all that interesting to know that a friend had just sunk their rubber duck in the bath? Or that someone else has just found a furball in their shoe, complements of their cat...? Hmmm...:rolleyes: what do you think...?
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    I grunt, i moan & even shout, but i never twitter that i know of!:rolleyes:
     
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    Lots of twittering going on around here, mainly first thing in the morning and evening at feeding time.

    [​IMG]
     
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    :lol: Okay wise guys!! :rolleyes:
     
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    Isn't it just like facebook?
     
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    I'll use the phone ... people really do have too much time. twits. :lol:




    :wave:
     
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    I'm not a twitterer, but i've been caled a tw*t a few times...[​IMG]
     
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    I don't use it, but I know plenty people that do (and that number seems to be growing rapidly!). I can see how it would be fun to use, but I'd rather spend my free time away from the PC/Phone :lol:
     
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    I don't use it I don't think it is that big in the UK more Americano I thought.
     
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    There's an interesting bit on techcrunch regarding what happened during last month's UK snow. Also Telegraph.

    No, don't think so... it's more like a "journal" to let others know what you are up to, using short messages. From what I've seen, it looks more like a shout-box.
     
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    muckshifter Captain Crunchie, Retired Moderator

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    So, it ain't much different from our forum then ...


    :lol:
     
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    That pretty much like saying "there is life and then there is intelligent life" [​IMG]
     
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    Never 'eard of it Guvnor.

    Couldn't really give a monkeys either :D

    So no, a twitterer I am not :)

    (Why am I at this moment thinking of Frankie Howerd?)
     
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    No I couldn't give a Titter either Flopp's..:D

    Heard about it on the news the other day, don't think I'll be twittering..:nod:
     
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    The Queen is Tweeting

    Looks like the Royals are at it now HERE
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    Yes, I know this is an extremely old thread. :lol: But I wondered whether anyone's views had changed since 2009?

    I still don't tweet, but Twitter has certainly "blossomed" ....if that's the right word(?)

    Many businesses and companies now useTwitter (and Facebook) to communicate with customers/clients; so it seems more likely that one will get a quicker answer to a query, than by hanging-on to the end of a phone! (Plus, one doesn't have to listen to squeaky Mozart pouring out of the earpiece!)

    So, just out of curiosity, any changes of heart here..? Does anyone tweet - or are we still leaving that for our feathered friends? :D
     
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    I have an account and i follow a good few companies/people, however i dont and probably wont ever tweet myself.
     
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    nope, still don't ... twitface. :)
     
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    twitter > fb

    to tweet > to facebook

    tweeps > feeps
     
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    Like VR I have an account and follow a few footy teams but don't actually twitter, I think its a complete waste of time to be honest
     
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