Untitled by @plecroybrown
While only a little bit of information can be conveyed in 140 characters, a relationship with another person can be formed via multiple posts or direct messages over time. Forming relationships is the true power of Twitter and I feel that is where this platform will excel in the upcoming years. Like-minded people will gravitate toward each other to form new partnerships or friendships and thus create new ideas, perpetuating the underlying creativity behind Twitter.
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But What’s Your Real Name? by @laureneclark
I love to meet the real people with real lives and real names behind the nicknames we recognize from our minute-to-minute glances at our screens. We’ve all found ourselves in the middle of introductions referring to each other as @______. But nothing beats seeing each other IRL…and nurturing those virtually founded friendships. So don’t be surprised if, after the great things you and I may have shared on this Twitter-thingy, I smile and ask “But what’s your real name?” when we do finally meet. Because behind every good Twitter name…there’s a real person, #fine and #fabulous!
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