• Fashion is about what you wear. Style is about how you live your life. ~Ralph Lauren

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Tweet Thang

Well, it's possible that those Wisp things that I mentioned in the last post have been the highlight of the last few days. Work has been long and tedious lately. I haven't been home before 10 pm any night. I get home, clean up and go to bed. My favorite time of the day is when I can listen to my ipod and blow dry my hair in the morning. It's probably the most peaceful part of my day. But you don't want to hear me complain more about this, I'm sure. Although, it would be hilarious if you could see me sing to my mirror as I listen to Kelly Clarkson's new CD. hee hee.

Anyway, I've been wanting to discuss this whole Twitter thing. I know it's the latest craze in the social networking era and I felt pretty good about myself when I had to explain what it was to some college students. But as I was "explaining" it, I realized that I actually don't fully get it myself. I came up with my own list of questions:

Why should I twitter?

Why is it called twitter?

Who cares what I'm doing every minute of the day?

How is this beneficial?

Does it need to be beneficial?

With facebook, I can connect with my friends, look at their pictures, message them etc. So what do I do with twitter? Yes, I joined it while I was at my conference last week (because they were apparently twittering updates to the schedule--none of which I got because I don't know what I'm doing). The most fun I've had with it so far, is coming up with my user name. So I'm looking to you "twits" (those that utilize twitter) to help me. And just so you know, I have watched that short informational video that tells what twitter is. I get it, but still am not sure how to use it in my life. So I'm turning to you, blog friends. How do you use twitter?

Because NotoriousALG needs to know.

9 comments:

Beth said...

THANK YOU! I love this post! I created a twitter account a while back (after being told it's the best thing going), but I thought it was stupid. I didn't think people needed to know where I was at all times. I don't always have a "status update" on facebook for that very reason. I'm very interested to know what I'm missing. In the meantime, I'll tweet you (I don't even know what that means)

The Pink Chick said...

I tagged you!

~ Mama said...

I feel the same way...I kinda get it, but I really don't. Signed up, snooped around, went back to my facebook. Same as status updates, right?

Cristina said...

NotoriousALG is the best name ever.

Courtney said...

I love you. I sincerely hope that some Facebook exec reads this post and subsequent comments. Competition with Twitter was apparently the motivation for the awful FB transformation a few weeks ago. Boo hiss. If I wanted Twitter, I'd Twitter. I don't want Twitter....

Grr. Now I am on my soapbox!

Jaded Jill said...

ur a rock star. twitter sucks

Beth Dunn said...

How funny. No one seems to know how to use twitter. Me neither. I like fb. Oh well. Have a great day! xoxo

Sara's Mom said...

Your initials lead me to ALGae, its green you know! Just a random thought.

sara said...

I like twitter! It's nice for me when I don't have time for a full post, I can still keep everyone updated. I actually keep in better touch with my friend in N.C.! And not to pick sides, but I don't get facebook!!! ;)