Doug Haslam: Gischeleman’s Blog

March 1, 2007

Twitter adoption to burnout: Approximately 23 minutes

Filed under: PodCamp, Second Life, social media — doughaslam @ 5:39 pm

Reprinted from the Tech PR Gems blog:

Was fooling around with Twitter today, after a discussion at one of my regular haunts, the Thursday morning virtual “Coffee with crayon” in Second Life.

I had been signed up for while, courtesy of some friends from PodCamp, but decided to jump in for a day and see what it was like to use it.

Gee willikers, there is no way I can keep up– not on a browser anyway– plus, no way I’m going to tell people when I’m thinking about taking a shower, when I haven’t had enough caffeine, and when I’m goofing off. I have heard nice stories about the Twitter network coming to the rescue, but I just can’t imagine keeping up with this 24/7.

Too much information. Not giving up on it after one day, but sheesh.

But I will see if Gideon Television entertains me, as he does on his blog.

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5 Comments »

  1. Think of it as a stream, not a “keep on top” task. Just dip in, get the pulse, and get out. : )

    Comment by chrisbrogan — March 2, 2007 @ 7:16 am

  2. That’s what they tell you about crack and heroin 🙂

    Comment by Doug Haslam — March 2, 2007 @ 7:24 am

  3. Update:
    Gideon Television has indeed kept my interest

    Comment by Doug Haslam — March 2, 2007 @ 1:29 pm

  4. Brilliant how times have changed. I signed up for Twitter in March as well but didn’t use it until July.

    I thought it was the stupidest thing I’d ever heard of, now I’m so hooked you just might see me on an upcoming episode of “Intervention.”

    This is hilarious. 😉

    Comment by Sarah Wurrey — September 18, 2007 @ 1:10 pm

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