Twitter abuse is now a pandemic – at least in my mind. People are recklessly using of this micro-blogging application, often without a purpose or goal in mind. This is one of the main reason I don’t use the service as much as I used to. The concept of value has become lost among a sea of thoughtless, frenzied tweets. (more…)
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Everyone seems to want a piece of the Internet. Everyone has a friend’s cousin’s neighbour who started an Internet company in their basement and now flies around the world in a private jet. The appeal is obvious. However, making it to that point is another story altogether.
Everyone likes hearing their own voice. But not everyone has something important to say. In fact, it is highly unlikely that everything anyone says is overly compelling. For this reason, I believe that excessive Twittering is a form of ego-blogging.
Has Twitter loyalty suffered from all the recent outages? Or does the fact that the community continues to thrive indicate that loyalty is stronger than ever? So-called Twitter competitors, such as Pownce and Jaiku, continue to grow as well, but we have yet to see a mass exodus from Twitter despite its poor service record.