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Fucking Twitter

April 7, 2008

Alright, I gave in and got a Twitter account because I’m a connectivity whore.

What is Twitter? It’s like blog-lite. Any time anything I think even remotely interesting goes down, I can post an update to Twitter and you can see it. As they say on the site:

Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

As I understand it, either Facebook or Friendster has a similar function available. So it’s like Facebook-lite, too. It would seem that there is a Facebook client for Twitter, through which your Twitter updates, and those of your friends, can be followed directly from your Facebook page.

Why did I get a Twitter account? Besides the aforementioned whoredom, it struck me this evening, when I came home a good five hours later than I expected to, that perhaps my roommates might be interested in keeping up with where I am and what I’m doing.

But I imagine when I do something interesting — such as going to NAB next week, or when I’m on location of a production — occasional updates might be notable.

You can find my page at twitter.com/DorkmanScott. If you’re already a Twitter member, let’s “follow” each other. And if you’re not, come hop on the bandwagon.

4 Comments
  1. Katie permalink

    Would you believe that I joined Twitter last week in an endeavor to encourage more chapters of a webnovel? Wow.

    I spose if I actually follow someone I care about, I might have to update or turn on e-mail notifications. Expect a following. 🙂

  2. Michael permalink

    Fuck it, you convinced me.

  3. Rin permalink

    Ohy, god damn you all.

    I’m on. User name Durin……

  4. St. Chris permalink

    Your posting title sums up my feelings about Twitter, yet I too am on it. Why? Beats the hell out of me.

    But I’ve just discovered your blog (having been a fan of RvD and an illustrious Executive Soundtrack Producer of RvD2, and more recently having jumped up and down when I saw you in the Weezer video) — and yeah, I’ll follow you.

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