Twitter is Not for Twits!

Twitter is Not for TwitsTwitter is Not Monkey Business

My mother, God rest her soul, is now just a memory.  But an amusing one.

Occasionally, like for example when the meatloaf burned or the dog had an accident on the rug, she would launch into a raving fit — screaming and thrashing her arms in the air — and then when she realized how pointless her tirade was she would stop and apologize.  She called it a “having a twit”.

It was silly and dumb.

John Mayer, the prominent singer and moron, once told E-Online that Twitter is “inherently silly and it’s inherently dumb.”  At the One Splendid Evening benefit for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation he continued, “If you really think that Twitter is the pathway to spiritual enlightenment, well…It’s one step away from sending pictures of your poop.”

Now, to continue in the tradition of using Twitter as a meaningless waste of time and trouble, Congressman Anthony Weiner has distributed pathetic pictures of himself and destroyed a promising political career.  He then apologized as well.  I suppose we should be grateful that he didn’t tweet pictures of his poop.

Well, enough already!  Twitter is not for twits!

I have spent more than a year building a highly engaged Twitter following of more than 43,000 followers.  I respect them.  I have never thought it a waste of time or trouble.  And I have sent over 12,000 tweets, hopefully of an uplifting and useful business nature — and as I recall, none of them have been pathetic or lurid.

It’s bad enough that we must periodically defend Twitter as being much more than monkey business.  None of us that take Twitter seriously need prominent celebrities and politicians making us look like chimpanzees.

So much for my twit. But I’m entitled, don’t you think?



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About Michael R.H. Stewart
"Give me faith, freedom, resources, and a little time ... and I will make things happen that matter." Michael R.H. Stewart is a respected Internet executive with broad experience in all aspects of online business, with an emphasis given to social networking development, and company management. He has over 131,000 engaged Twitter followers. He enjoys 22 years of direct experience with corporate, entrepreneurial, governmental and non-profit clients, having advised them on all aspects of their online initiatives. Prior to his Internet career, he served as a Senior Vice President of AIG Marketing, doing business in 135 foreign countries as well as the United States. Stewart is an experienced public speaker and communicator, with worldwide experience; an expert on corporate branding; an accomplished writer, a creative thinker and problem solver.


2 Responses to “Twitter is Not for Twits!”
  1. Fatima says:

    I read M Stewart tweets often & find it informative. Was despondent as few read my blog or follow me. Through Micheal post of today, i realised it is not something that will happen overnight. Alot of hard work dedication and time


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