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What are your thoughts on Twitter?

  1. merej99 profile image85
    merej99posted 4 years ago

    What are your thoughts on Twitter?

    I have an account but hardly active on it.  After reading the minute-by-minutes, doo-doo and doh-doh posts I realized I didn't care that much about what you had for lunch, you know?  So beyond stalking your favorite celebrity, what is the benefit of Twitter?

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  2. cecileportilla profile image73
    cecileportillaposted 4 years ago

    Twitter takes a lot of effort if you are following too many people.  Managing Twitter and other Social net work sites can be very time consuming.

    1. talibmirza profile image60
      talibmirzaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      definitely it takes time but it is worthwhile and you get the benefits....

    2. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I believe anything is going to be time consuming.  I guess I want the "most bang for the buck"  I don't have ANY followers on twitter but I'm growing my network on LinkedIn, Pinterest and G+
      I want more...time in the day???  LOL

  3. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 4 years ago

    I don't Tweet...or Twit... or whatever it's called. I made an account some time ago just to see what it was all about and it looked pretty useless to me so I never bothered doing anything with it.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I created an account a long time ago and at first it was addicting. Then I started to look at how much time I actually spent on it - and my house wasn't cleaning itself!

  4. raymondphilippe profile image83
    raymondphilippeposted 4 years ago

    Twitter can be used for many reasons. Obviously to build a brand name, share information with like minded people, ask questions etcetera. There are several tools that can help you manage twitter.

    But the important question you have to ask yourself is where does twitter fit in my life/business. What are your expectations. What are you willing to invest in time/money.

    I believe twitter is here to stay and can for instance be used to promote your hubs. But this doesn't mean you have to use it. You might be happy with using no social media at all or using an alternative.

  5. talibmirza profile image60
    talibmirzaposted 4 years ago

    You may use it to promote your services or products or even make a list of your own like minded community to promote your thoughts, feelings experiences and etc.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      So...what's the best way to find like-minded people on Twitter?  I'm still learning the whole hashtag thing.

  6. jaydawg808 profile image88
    jaydawg808posted 4 years ago

    Twitter is old news already. Instagram and Pinterest is where it's at now.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I am liking Pinterest - though I still don't know the ins and outs.  I just click the button when I finish a hub and hope it does well.

  7. how2makeablog profile image38
    how2makeablogposted 4 years ago

    I like Twitter much more than Facebook. Twitter has more of a global following and IMO a wider audience. My only dislike is the awful things that people say on twitter sometimes. I would like to see Twitter use better rules to enforce "hate-speak" on Twitter.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I admit I have not signed onto Facebook in almost a month and I don't miss it!  People who spew hate-speak should have their networking devices confiscated and blocked until they learn how to play well with other kids.

  8. ilikegames profile image79
    ilikegamesposted 4 years ago

    I'm not big on Twitter, It's great for following famous people to get quick updates but I couldn't care less about what celebs are doing in their life, I prefer to just enjoy mine.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It's been a while since I signed on with Twitter.  I'm just trying to debate where my time is best spent.  If you told me I would be doing this a year ago I might have laughed.  Networking???  Internet presence???  SEO???

  9. Lauren Amy Smith profile image60
    Lauren Amy Smithposted 4 years ago

    Fantastic way to meet new people who share your interests, and also a great way to be a part of historical moments. It's basically another way to get your voice and opinion out there.

    1. merej99 profile image85
      merej99posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I agree that it may have been super cool to be a part of the Arab Spring.  It was truly enthralling - but being so distant, I had nothing to contribute but prayers and positive thoughts & why junk up the feed when a revolution was going on?

  10. LoisRyan13903 profile image82
    LoisRyan13903posted 3 years ago

    It is an excellent networking site especially if yo want to post links to your hubs and other articles from other writing sites.  On another site I make close to $30 a month from page views itself and most of them are from my twitter followers.  It does take an effort managing your followers and the ones who unfollow you, but in the long run it is excellent.

 
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