Trying really fucking hard to not be part of the problem.
That is brilliant.
posted by Jason DeRusha at 4:04 PM on January 6, 2009
I use our company's twitter to complain about how much I hate my job.
posted by BradOFarrell at 4:29 PM on January 6, 2009
posted by marrina at 5:55 PM on January 6, 2009
posted by alisa at 6:06 PM on January 6, 2009
So does this count as a single-serving site? Because it's sort of like a prank, a fake-out. Dare I say like a Rick-Roll. So I guess I'm wondering if a single-serving site is meant to serve the viewer - or the person tricking the viewer into clicking?
posted by Rachel Sklar at 6:13 PM on January 6, 2009
Ehhh. Most people on Twitter use it for a form of PR/marketing. Except maybe this guy.
While its usually not as blatant as a brand with a trademarked name (there are of course exceptions), personal marketing runs rampant on Twitter. Why else would tools like Twinfluence and Twitter Grader exist?
posted by kvang at 7:17 PM on January 6, 2009
PS. Your Twitter Grade is 100 out of 100. Have you thought about monetization?
posted by kvang at 7:20 PM on January 6, 2009
Yeah, but that whole person-as-brand thing is a bit of a cul-de-sac. It's not so much that it's innacurate as it is stifling.
posted by Rex at 7:29 PM on January 6, 2009
Oh yeah, I should have provided a link with the above comment.
posted by Rex at 12:12 PM on January 7, 2009
I'm documenting my failures 140 characters at a time.
posted by taulpaul at 2:10 PM on January 7, 2009
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