Yesterday, I was catching up with a good friend and she said to me “I’ve been trying out Twitter – but I still don’t get it” and I went into my usual quick overview of how you can use Twitter.
But it got me thinking – why do I love it so much when other people struggle to see any value in it? And I thought back to when I first signed up July 2008 – I played around for a bit and then left it for at least 12 months, for the very same reason as my friend – I just didn’t get it.
When I returned to it I made more of an effort to find interesting people to follow – and there in lies the beginning of my love affair with Twitter – it’s all about the quality of the people you follow. If you’re just following people who tweet about what they had for lunch it is going to get very boring very quickly. But follow interesting people and you can make great connections, be introduced to all sorts of interesting things and have a giggle.
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