I joined the microblogging service Twitter about 2 weeks ago, writing a total of 60 tweets so far – this post is not supposed to be a proper (early) résumé about whether Twitter is useful or not, I’d just like to mention a few odd things:
- A strange but funny video by LisaNova as “Twitter Whore” (part 1, part 2;
just don’t remember who tweeted it, sorryvia this gwup tweet).
- Advertising twitterers were there pretty quickly: a food company (left in the mean time) and a DIY market – what’s the use of their following but one brief attention? At least they don’t throw ad messages at you – then they’d be quickly blocked (and blogged) anyway, however.
- And there’s also offenbarung (=revelation) who tweet texts from their antique story collection – and apparently hope for re-followers who’d like to be converted if they follow many “godless” people like me. Well, apparently didn’t work out, they left again…
- And [update:] the fake account seems to re-follow almost everyone who’s following him, regardless of the language. Whatever that may be good for… – his real account is RichardDawkins without the “_”, though he doesn’t write himself, just representatives.
The twitter bird here is one from the free Smashing Magazine collection, by the way.