In contrast to the last post, read why you shouldn’t be hatin on twitter here
In light of our assignment over the weekend to get a Twitter account, i thought it would be interesting to put up an article that takes away some of the negative connotations that Twitter has seemed to accumulate over the years. Not too long ago i was an anti-tweeter, just like many of the people in our class. I thought that it was just a stupid website where Kanye West and 2 Chainz would post statuses about all of the stupid stuff that they do. But let me make it clear, you dont have to follow people like this…
It seems like people tend to think that if you have a twitter account you have to follow as many celebrities as possible, because when it comes down to it, thats really the point of twitter, right?
Don’t get me wrong, it can definitely be entertaining to follow some famous people, but thats absolutely not what the point of Twitter is. At least not for a future educator. Its important to understand that famous people aren’t the only ones with twitter accounts. There are institutions like “Rethinking Schools” who use Twitter to post announcements or articles about education, and there are people like education reformist Sir Ken Robinson who use Twitter to post reviews of books or quotes from fellow reformists or teachers.
The important thing to remember when you get a twitter is that you get to decide who to follow and what kind of statuses will dominate your news feed.If you choose to follow people like 2 chainz, then you’re gonna get posts like