That is the common going away message at SXSW this year for those who follow each other and communicate on Twitter.
Chances are re-meeting that person or developing a tighter relationship are slim. “See you on Twitter” is a nice way of saying, “I like what you have to say and will keep listening but I don’t necessarily need to see you again.”
Twitter relationships are only as meaningful as you make them. You must follow up with the person if you want to cultivate a real relationship.
PS: Thanks to Hugh MacLeod for blogging my picture of his Rackspace artwork. We’ve never met face to face but thanks to Twitter at least he knows I exist:)
ultimately the value of the product disappears as the stream of information in your social network, one that used to be rapid and friction-free, is no longer there and now consumed by advertising,
If you’ve visited Facebook lately it’s littered with ads in the central newsfeed. Yesterday I saw one for Breastfeeding, obviously mis-targeted. Even a group old ladies on my train ride this morning complained about the invasiveness.
Facebook is clearly in the run for profit to meet Wall Street demands and disrupting the user experience to squeeze any pennies it can get. But this is just the beginning of Facebook’s challenges as Teens move onto other sites like Snapchat and Tumblr.
It turns out being cool makes a difference.