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    do you use twitter?

    just curious. i'm in the group of people who just don't "get" it. and like an 80yr old with the internet, i probably never will.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Nope, waste of time.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.




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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Think of it this way. Do you read the newspaper? Do you read news on yahoo or something? Even this website.

    Now, when you read those sites there is a ton of bull**** that you don't care about. Celebrity marriage stuff, weather in locations you don't care about, sports news you aren't interested in.

    If you are on twitter, you can follow people who exclusively post (tweet) about things that interest you. You follow Chris Williams, Ben Bruns, John Walters, ect for cyclone stuff and you get real time information constantly. Anthony Lazard committs? You get that info 10 minutes after it happens and you can go to CF to talk about it. That info wouldn't be available until the next day in newspapers and it takes a while to write an article about it.

    There is also a lot of fun stuff and funny accounts out there that are really entertaining, and the best part is that if you don't think they are funny, you don't follow them and you don't have to deal with it. It is catered specifically to your needs and wants when it comes to news and entertainment.

    It isn't just "Took the biggest dump this morning, you guys" "Just ate a banana everyone" that people think it is on the surface.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    What ripvdub said. It is incredible for getting news. Its a great way to get only the news you want and twitter tends to be faster with news than any other website. Plus you can see some pretty funny stuff on there. I never thought I would get into it like I have but I love it now.


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I don't tweet, but I do read other people's.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    I don't tweet, but I do read other people's.
    Same here.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Rhoadhoused has it right. Twitter is great for having a customized feed of things youre interested in. If your twitter feed sucks its entirely your fault for following the wrong people.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Can't beat it for filtering news so you only get the info you're interested in.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Rhoadhoused has it right. Twitter is great for having a customized feed of things youre interested in. If your twitter feed sucks its entirely your fault for following the wrong people.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Rhoadhoused has it right. Twitter is great for having a customized feed of things youre interested in. If your twitter feed sucks its entirely your fault for following the wrong people.
    That's what lists are for!




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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I created an account just to see what all the hub bub was about. Don't care to follow anyone. I don't need to know if ISU gets a commit 30 seconds after the ink is dry. I don't care what Ashton Kutcher or any celebrity/athlete has to say about the world. #IDONTCARE


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Following for news from CNN or ESPN is kind of nice though. it's not just about following celebrities, which is really stupid imo



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I don't tweet but I use it to follow my interests. It's a great way to sort out all the "crap" and just read what I want to. You can get news a lot faster on Twitter than anywhere else.



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