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Is twitter good for the world?

  1. cydro profile image88
    cydroposted 4 years ago

    I would argue that it is very beneficial, for a few reasons:

    1)  One of China's versions of twitter helped block government censorship:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/29/world … l&_r=0

    2)  I think it brings out the best of humanity.  When there is a tragedy or tough situation, twitter usually gives love and awareness for any victims.

    3)  In the long term I think it promotes a darwinism of opinions.  When people give quality opinions they are retweeted and spread.  Senseless opinions can be satirically destroyed.

    Any thoughts?

  2. paradigmsearch profile image87
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago


    Check out the OP's profile.

    A kindred spirit.

  3. Zelkiiro profile image85
    Zelkiiroposted 4 years ago

    Twitter is only good for two things: snappy one-liners and project status updates.

  4. atechwiz profile image79
    atechwizposted 4 years ago

    I think Twitter can be a very beneficial.  It is certainly a good promotional tool when used correctly.