Where Two Tribes Go To Roar…
It seems that my former colleague from Nottingham days, Professor Philip Moriarty, has decided to leave Twitter.
I have to say my own experiences of Twitter haven’t been as bad as Philip’s. In fact I still find it rather fun, but then I just tend to ignore or block people who irritate me rather than try to enter into pointless and frustrating dialogues…
(…or Why I Left The Twitter Trenches)
I was warned by colleagues and friends not to do it.
“You’ll definitely regret it”.
“I know what you’re like — you’ll get drawn into far too many pointless arguments.”
“Where are you going to find the time?”
In the end, I lasted a little less than 18 months. I deactivated my Twitter account last Sunday.
And breathed a huge sigh of relief.
No more logging on to find fifty or sixty notifications, scrolling down the list and finding my faith in humanity chipped away just that little bit more.
And, in particular, no more of the spinelessness and hypocrisy of that particular subset of Twitter users who spend their time cravenly slagging off others from behind…
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