Jasyla’s Twitter Experiment

I did the unthinkable (for me, not at all unthinkable for most others) and set up a Twitter account. I’ve been ragging on it and thinking it’s ridiculous for a long time but I never actually tested it out for myself, which is a little unfair.

I joined up on Thursday and followed a handful of bloggers I like. My first impression:

Ahh! So many updates!

A lot of people are quite prolific and seeing new posts come up every 30 seconds was a little overwhelming. I’m sure the fact that Blizzcon was happening exacerbated this. I found it a little difficult to filter the stuff I didn’t care about and pick out the things I was interested in.

I also had some good experiences. I posted about losing my VuhDo panels and almost instantly had people respond with helpful suggestions. That was pretty nifty.

I’m still not completely sold on this, but I’ll continue to make an effort. If you’d like, follow me @Jasyla_

Jasyla's Twitter

I have one request though. If I ever use the word tweet in anything but a sarcastic and mocking tone, please slap me.

5 responses to “Jasyla’s Twitter Experiment

  1. I set up a Twitter around the time I started my blog since I read somewhere it was the "right" thing to do. Compared to a lot of people though I still spend very little time on it, but when I do it can be nifty to see first hand when people have new posts up or just toss suggestions/questions out there.

    I've never been a big twitter/facebook/myspace user though, and I don't think I'll ever be. But using it once in a while, Twitter can be pretty useful I guess. But I'm definitely with you on the amount of "tweets" out there *lol* It's overwhelming for sure.

    • The worst thing is that part of me wants to just ignore everything when there is too much to read. But part of me is afraid of missing something important.

  2. I actually ended up liking twitter a lot more than I thought I would! For what it's worth :)

  3. join the madness I'd say hehe, a lot of bloggers are hopping on Twitter lately