Posts Tagged: Twitter

Thank You The Paperie

Look a this lovely prize that the splendid people at The Paperie sent me. To mark the latest Field Notes release they had a competition on Twitter; first to reply with their first name would win a Field Notes notebook personalised with that first name. For once I was in the right place at the Continue Reading

NatWest Twitter Fail?

Having worked to bring Barclaycard into the world of social media I was gob-smacked when I saw this tweet from what appears to be NatWest’s offical Twitter account; although it isn’t a verified account I hasten to point out. Amazing, even for NatWest. How they choose to respond to this will be very telling. If they have a Continue Reading

Plastic the Colour of Vaseline

My favourite author William Gibson is on Twitter. I love this tweet of his – it’s pure Gibson distilled to 137 characters: In Paris, I always imagine living in a doghouse-sized all-Muji garret. Tiny corrugated cardboard speakers. Plastic the color of Vaseline. — William Gibson (@GreatDismal) July 14, 2010

I Love The Smell Of Fail In The Morning

Well that didn’t last long. Just two days into my self imposed Twitter exile I instinctively tweeted upon news of the updated MacBook Pros; only to realise a few moments later that Twitter was off limits. In interweb parlance I am full of “FAIL”. What I found in my few Twitter free days was that Continue Reading

A Week Off

I wrote a while ago about a friend taking a Twitter vacation, another leaving altogether and my resultant thoughts and feelings about Twitter. Now I have decided to do the same; as of today I’m starting a one week ‘leave of absence’ from Twitter. Whilst this week is an experiment to see how I, a Continue Reading

Leaving Twitter

I was interested to read that my friend Mike Rhode is taking a “Twitter Vacation” following closely, as it does, another friend’s Twitter exit. Mike explains his need for a Twitter break: I’ve sensed lately that I need to take a step back. I’ve caught myself constantly checking my Twitter mentions, working very hard to Continue Reading