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I'm a huge fan of communications mediums, IM, etc but TBH, I have yet to see a useful purpose for twitter. Maybe I'm old fashioned, maybe I'm slow, but I can't see anything done via twitter (other than AMBER alerts) that can't be done w/ a blog or some other less immediate mechanism. I love your posts (this one included), even more so because I'll never get the tweets - don't even have an account that I know of.

 

I was the same as you up until maybe half a year ago. I started to use Twitter not to post anything but to follow (that are connected with certain technologies) and companies/products that I’m interested in.

It’s basically like a tech news feed for me. For example I follow github and I can see when they announce something new.

 

Now that is the first really good use I've heard. Most of the others are generally self serving or similarly questionable. Thanks for that.

Agree to your general sentiment, but I've figured it can be a pretty powerful for reasons that Dan mentioned. This is how I use it πŸ‘‡πŸ½

dev.to/yashints/how-do-i-keep-up-w...

I was convinced by Dan and set up my account this afternoon. I'm always open to new sources for learning - thanks for your wisdom

I sure hope twitter pays me!! ;)

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