Anyone here use twitter?

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Unknown American, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Unknown American

    Unknown American Rogue Capitalist

    It is not like a blog or a forum like hip forums.

    It is like an online messaging service that you post a few lines about what you are doing.

    You can follow other people and they can follow you. (As long as you don't block them)

    I am experimenting with this so I can twitter with people who like gardening. As I am in the seed business I need contact with my target market.

    Just curious if any of you use it.

    Edit: This is a very old thread.

    I was looking at various social networking tools.

    Twitter is useless for what I want to do.

    I know other people can use twitter successfully. Just not me and my objectives.

    For my business I found it was pretty ineffective.

    The problem with various social networking tools is often you spend more time twittering about what you are doing than actually running your business.

    I suppose if I was a slime ball politician or a news reporter, it might have some value.

    But for my business, writing articles and having blogs are a more effective tool for what I do.
  2. Cate8

    Cate8 Senior Member

    Ive started to be less and less fond of such internet devices, even considered removing my facebook...but if it isnt such a personal thing, it could be good....I havnt ever been on a twitter site though
  3. Unknown American

    Unknown American Rogue Capitalist

    I understand about myspace. I was never cool enough to have a my space page.

    All twitter wants to know is what are you doing right now. Then You write a few sentences and post.

    Your profile can have as much or as little info as you want. You can make all your postings private. You can upload whatever photo you want.

    I am just playing with it because I have seen lots of buzz about it.
  4. Hilder

    Hilder The Ganja Queen


  5. VictimOfAFall

    VictimOfAFall Member

    I twitter, but it's not about gardening I'm sad to say.
  6. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    No. I don't even like the name.
  7. zilla939

    zilla939 Thought Police Lifetime Supporter

    i read shaq's twitter.
  8. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members


    That's as far as my Twitter experience goes.
  9. Boogabaah

    Boogabaah I am not here

    yes.. only cus my son invited me... and he never post anything! :rolleyes:
  10. babyhellfire

    babyhellfire Banned

    I have one ..but I never remember to use it. I do plurk tho
  11. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    I am totally clueless about Twitter. :confused:
  12. jamaican_youth

    jamaican_youth Senior Member

    I've heard this term 3 times in the past week, must be fairly new. Sounds like lame gimmick to me.
  13. McLeodGanja

    McLeodGanja Banned

    I'm twittering with Stephen fry at the moment. Don't why, just to try it out. I can't believe this guy spends all day twittering about his life, it's quite sad. Fry is exactly the kind of bloke I'd have thought to be highly cynical about it all, but it turns out he isn't...
  14. jamaican_youth

    jamaican_youth Senior Member

    I just fucking heard it again, what is with Americans and these fucking stupid fads? And it's the bloody adults who are doing it, not even the teeny boppers.
  15. Bella Désordre

    Bella Désordre Charmed

    I am thinking of using it to promote my Etsy site since sales seemed to level off the past few days. I have been hesistant, but it's worth a try!
  16. TheChaosFactor

    TheChaosFactor Senior Member

    I think it will turn into another form of online chat before long. Like a cross between aol chat rooms and myspace.

    I've only heard about it once before though, a few weeks ago. I am curious to see if it will make it.
  17. Kinky Ramona

    Kinky Ramona Back by popular demand!

    What is it with Australians talking so much shit on America? :rolleyes:

    Anyway, I don't have an account there and don't foresee myself getting one. I never change my status on MySpace, why would I there?
  18. mamaKCita

    mamaKCita fucking stupid.

    i don't get it.
  19. Kinky Ramona

    Kinky Ramona Back by popular demand!

    I think it's for people who like to brag what they're doing at all moments of the day. I have friends that do that on MySpace. It's kind of annoying, lol.
  20. fitzy21

    fitzy21 Worst RT Mod EVAH!!!!

    no, absolutely not

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