Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Everything you wanted to know about Twitter, but were embarassed to ask!

OK, I admit it.  I'm a geek... I actually get a lot of technology.  I can edit digital audio and video, and can hook up a computer and stereo system.  I know basic html and, using the tools that are available, I built all three of my websites!  (This one, and

Although I never had much use for MySpace, I quickly became slightly addicted to FaceBook.  You can send me a friend request here...  And then along came Twitter.

I must admit that when I first heard about Twitter, I thought it was really stupid.  But I've watch its popularity explode over the past few months, so I thought I'd jump on the electronic bandwagon and start tweeting.  

It was just yesterday when I got a message relayed to me through my boyfriend from the father of one of his clients.  It read: 

If you are still dating Nicole. Ask her to follow me on twitter. She only has 120 somehting followers. I have 1250 followers. Many of them are more liberal than you are. I can steer her tweets to Libs with 80k and 90k followers who can then retweet to their followers. I can also hastag it to liberal conversation streams that will help her out.  I know we don't agree politically, but i don't mind helping a friend if I can. Just a thought

OK, I've been smacked down!  So not only did I follow Bighit15 on Twitter, but I asked him to come on the air with me to give all of us a little Twittering lesson.  He replied with a better person for me to talk to... which is how I met @jason_pollock!  

Not only is Jason Pollock my new Twitter guru, but he seems like a great guy.  After learning from Michael Moore, he struck out on his own, and just finished  his first film, "The Youngest Candidate," a documentary about teens who run for public office.