How NOT to use Twitter

Please retweetEver since Twitter’s arrived on the scene in 2006, its devoted users have come up with many ways to make use of the microblogging service: personal branding, feedback, and job hiring, among other ways.

However, Twitter has also attracted a group of users that use the medium for endless self-promotion and spamming, among other things.

What ways have you seen people use (abuse?) Twitter that annoy you?  Post in a comment below about how people have misused Twitter.  I will post in a follow-up blog the first 100 unique ways that people are NOT supposed to use Twitter.

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Francis M. Unson


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2 Responses to “How NOT to use Twitter”

  1. Michelle Simons Says:

    There has been so may fake companys on twitter that are running tweet contests for Ipads and then make fake accounts and draw the fake accounts as winners to get more followers. I just dont get this.

    • Francis Unson Says:

      I can’t speak for the “fake” companies except to say that many of their “goals” is to acquire thousands of followers.

      The other co-founder and I made the video to ensure that contestants such as yourself can see that you’re playing for a real prize. It took us six takes, but we got the footage we needed.

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