Comments on: Why companies will stick with Twitter http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/21/why-companies-will-stick-with-twitter/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: lchowdhary http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/21/why-companies-will-stick-with-twitter/comment-page-1/#comment-16380 Sat, 03 Jul 2010 07:36:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4340#comment-16380 Twitter has very low recall value. Companies will need to constantly update and will need to be interesting.

http://www.digitalpost.org/2010/06/seo-g uide-to-twitter-user-psychology.html

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By: CDNrebel http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/21/why-companies-will-stick-with-twitter/comment-page-1/#comment-16064 Mon, 21 Jun 2010 17:50:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4340#comment-16064 I don’t think it’s an either/or proposition, but rather an also/and… some companies may find that their customers are best engaged by this sort of media, while other (bigger) companies will use it as they do the automated directory. I don’t think it belies sophistication or any such thing… but I DO find that twitter comes with it’s enormous share of spam and crap, so I’d tend to stay away from it as a main portal for engaging clients/customers.

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By: HBC http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/21/why-companies-will-stick-with-twitter/comment-page-1/#comment-16062 Mon, 21 Jun 2010 17:12:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4340#comment-16062 Why NVG companies are sticking with Twitter in 2010:

– companies think it makes them look incredibly important, rip-roaringly successful and far too busy to read or write actual emails with big words
– clients who don’t mind being compared to birds are likely to be complacent, unfocused consumers
– you can’t be too critical in a Tweet or it would be called a “Croak”
– Tweets are [fingers crossed] inadmissible as evidence in court

Whereas by 2011 it shall be broadly recognized that:

– Tweeting doesn’t make you look busy, it makes you look stupid, semi-literate and ADD-afflicted
– customers who Tweet are in fact mentally feeble, therefore screwing them is statutory rape
– wait up: Steve Jobs’ deathbed legacy, in atonement for his sins with AT&T, the RIAA and DRM will be the iCroak – an instrument of popular revenge on venal corporatists everywhere, eats Tweets for breakfast… and it’s free!
– increasingly, court cases will be settled by apps; Tweets containing >1 smiley/frowny punctuation item become punishable by law…ZZAAP!!!!

Bring on the future, say I.

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