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I think Twitter is over.


by Anonymousreply 3902/01/2013

It's kinda like DL, only bitchier and less fun.

by Anonymousreply 101/31/2013


by Anonymousreply 201/31/2013

Twitter was a nonstarter for me from the get-go.


by Anonymousreply 301/31/2013

why would it be over? Still my fave social network. Starting to like G+ more though.

by Anonymousreply 401/31/2013

The size limitation was supposed to make everyone more concise. Didn't happen that way.

by Anonymousreply 501/31/2013

Don't agree at all.

by Anonymousreply 601/31/2013

Twitter is the new Myspace.

by Anonymousreply 701/31/2013

Yeah, it's kind of losing its allure.

by Anonymousreply 801/31/2013

I blame Chris Brown and his retarded fangurls.

by Anonymousreply 901/31/2013

Twitter is so last year. It's for old people like Oprah and Anderson Cooper.

by Anonymousreply 1001/31/2013

It really is MySpace. It'll be done in a couple of years.

by Anonymousreply 1101/31/2013

Elders are so silly.

by Anonymousreply 1201/31/2013

Only a fucking idiot would call Twitter "over."

It's huge in media and political circles.

by Anonymousreply 1301/31/2013

I go on and off liking it. Like R13 said, it's huge with media and politics. The thing I hate about it though is that it's become the ultimate tool for shilling, or showing you loved something by being "@WhoEverTheFuck I loooooved your new movie!"

As such, there's much less honesty in some respects. What I do like about it though is when there's a crisis or breaking news twitter is usually great for getting info faster.

by Anonymousreply 1401/31/2013

R11 I agree. When it comes to social networking, there will always be something else to take it's place later on down the road.

by Anonymousreply 1501/31/2013


That's almost good enough to steal.

by Anonymousreply 1602/01/2013

This reminds me of that time when Prince declared the Internet "over".

by Anonymousreply 1702/01/2013

Twitter is here to say. Such a great way of quickly relaying news as it happens. For instance, I'm an NBA fan. On the day of the trading deadline, I follow all of the NBA reporters and columnists for up to second reports of deals that are gong down before any of them have a chance to write a full article and publish it on or whatever. It is a fantastic quick news source.

by Anonymousreply 1802/01/2013

Also, it was great to follow twitter during the Presidential debates and see what people were saying as it was happening.

by Anonymousreply 1902/01/2013

[quote]Twitter is here to say.

Sure it is...

by Anonymousreply 2002/01/2013

Facebook is the new MySpace while Twitter is still going strong since the media use celebrities' Twitter feeds as actual quotes in their reports and articles.

Twitter is great for celebs shilling their latest release, product, or tour and posting official press release statements regarding all sorts of allegations and scandals and/or just stay in touch with fans (so they will not wander off and worship someone else). And fans just love to follow their star's twitter feed. And that's why it will remain popular for a much longer time than, say, MySpace or Facebook since celebs and companies can make money off of it by posting advertisments (masked) as Twitter feeds.

by Anonymousreply 2102/01/2013

Stop trying to make #twitterisover happen.

by Anonymousreply 2202/01/2013

I thought Instagram was the new fad. People are just pathetic the way they flock around the latest trend without hesitation.

by Anonymousreply 2302/01/2013

You would think Pinterest would be popular here.

by Anonymousreply 2402/01/2013

I love tumblr - WAY cooler and more interesting

by Anonymousreply 2502/01/2013


by Anonymousreply 2602/01/2013

This thread is filled with clueless eldergays who have no idea what they are talking about.

by Anonymousreply 2702/01/2013

Twitter is not going anywhere.

Facebook is dying, and is for old people only.

Pinterest is for Midwestern fraus.

Instagram is a big eh, TBD, but it looks more trend oriented than the others. One can only look at so many bad photos of alcohol, architecture, and food so much.

by Anonymousreply 2802/01/2013

I hope it is over. I have tried and failed several times to "get it". I just don't. I don't see why it is interesting, fun, entertaining, informative... always looks like a garbled mess to me. I liken it to standing in a noisy crowded bar and trying to capture what everyone is saying and make sense of it.

by Anonymousreply 2902/01/2013

[quote]I hope it is over.


You hope it's over because you don't understand it?

God, some of you are fucking idiots.

by Anonymousreply 3002/01/2013

[quote]You would think Pinterest would be popular here.

On a board of (supposedly) mostly men? That skews older than many internet communities? Why?

by Anonymousreply 3102/01/2013

What's the point of Twitter if you're not famous?

by Anonymousreply 3202/01/2013

twitter can't really be over until something replaces it as a micro-blogging platform. As others have mentioned, it's good for getting the latest news on a topic or disseminating new content. It ties into business objectives too with its potential importance to content marketing and SEO.

also, everybody knows New.Myspace is the new Myspace.

by Anonymousreply 3302/01/2013

[quote]Twitter can't really be over until something replaces it as a micro-blogging platform.

We hope for the day when people stop feeling the need to tell others what they are doing.

by Anonymousreply 3402/01/2013

I follow 1,162 accounts, mostly journalists, bloggers, authors and government agencies, and it's like a firehose of information. Then I have friends who follow only porn stars and random naked dudes, and their Twitter feeds give me an STD.

by Anonymousreply 3502/01/2013

I use TweetDeck so it is laid out nicely. I see everything on one page. Twitter has tried repeatedly to ruin TweetDeck but the older, pre-twitter-buyout versions are still out there.

I have friends with whom I tweet. It's a fun, quick way to say a few words to friends. It is also informative if you follow people and news sources that are of interest to you.

by Anonymousreply 3602/01/2013

R29- you're following the wrong people

by Anonymousreply 3702/01/2013

"Can't shit. Clown scare me."

by Anonymousreply 3802/01/2013

Hashtag at hashtag#@#hashtag dot loves hashtags!

by Anonymousreply 3902/01/2013
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