Once upon a time I thought twitter wasn’t for me.
The first time I ever logged in I can remember feeling like a social outcast. Do you remember being at school and all the social cliques? There’d be the beautiful people, the chavs, the goths etc. They all had their own codes for communication and ways of doing things. If you weren’t in with their group you didn’t understand how they did things.
For me, twitter was like a clique that I didn’t belong to. All the hashtags, ‘@’ symbols, bit.ly links and tiny urls mixed in with the English made me feel like I’d walked into a room where everyone said they spoke English but, actually, they were speaking an English dialect in a heavy accent.
I didn’t understand it and walked away.
However, ambition got the better of me. I kept hearing about how powerful twitter was for business so I came back to have another look. I kept on coming back and my understanding began to increase.
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