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User currently offlineOffshoreAir From United States of America, joined May 2009, 177 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1909 times:

Post your account, follow away.

I'm http://twitter.com/OffshoreAir

I do post a bit about aviation, usually trying to give a little insight into different articles I find from a few news outlets, but it is mostly a great way to keep in contact with friends without all the petty applications that facebook has and the annoying myspace pages.

Post away!

P.S. don't add or follow to advertise to or to spam accounts


OffshoreAir
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User currently offlineSeansasLCY From Hong Kong, joined Mar 2007, 858 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1898 times:

Mine is

http://twitter.com/seat82k

I mainly post aviation related stuff but sometimes politics.


User currently offlineAF340 From Canada, joined Jul 2007, 2786 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

Just got it a couple weeks ago:

http://twitter.com/GuyOnTheRight



Liam


User currently offlineA332 From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 1644 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

People still use Twitter...?

Wow... talk about clinging to something that will never be.



Bad spellers of the world... UNTIE!
User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3011 posts, RR: 47
Reply 4, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1854 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
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My account is http://twitter.com/ManuCH ... but I post mostly in Italian

Quoting A332 (Reply 3):
People still use Twitter...?

Wow... talk about clinging to something that will never be.

Still? Actually, I think it's the form of social network with the possibly brightest future. Facebook is getting annoying with all the apps and quizes - Twitter is a text messaging community. Exactly what me and my friends needed.



Never trust a statistic you didn't fake yourself
User currently offlineSeemyseems From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 967 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1823 times:

Mine is here

Feel free to follow me, I need more followers, there is a lot of airline pages on there.



seemyseems
User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5497 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1764 times:

Congrats to the OP, you just popped my twitter cherry ROFL.  rotfl 

User currently offlineA332 From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 1644 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1764 times:



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 4):
Still? Actually, I think it's the form of social network with the possibly brightest future.

It has a low user retention rate... much lower than MySpace & Facebook... it'll die off. Who really needs to know exactly what someone is doing at that very moment... or more importantly, who cares?!



Bad spellers of the world... UNTIE!
User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3011 posts, RR: 47
Reply 8, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1739 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
HEAD MODERATOR



Quoting A332 (Reply 7):
It has a low user retention rate... much lower than MySpace & Facebook...

I know, but I can't understand why. Facebook is really getting on my nerves lately, but I still remain in there as I have 250+ contacts which I don't have on Twitter. Probably I'd just like to have a "stripped down" Facebook, without the dumb apps and quizes... oh well

Quoting A332 (Reply 7):
Who really needs to know exactly what someone is doing at that very moment... or more importantly, who cares?!

I use Twitter to keep in touch with those contacts that I consider to be the somewhat "closer" friends. It's nice to know how everyone's doing when there's no time to call everyone all the time. But it's true, Twitter probably doesn't work as well as a social network with less "close" contacts.



Never trust a statistic you didn't fake yourself
User currently offlineOffshoreAir From United States of America, joined May 2009, 177 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1736 times:



Quoting A332 (Reply 7):
It has a low user retention rate... much lower than MySpace & Facebook... it'll die off. Who really needs to know exactly what someone is doing at that very moment... or more importantly, who cares?!

I think you are missing the point of twitter then. I don't constantly post that I am doing this, or I am doing that, or this is what I'm eating right now, and so on. In fact, when I notice people doing that, I usually stop following them. Twitter is a better way for me to keep in touch with friends, post links, keep people updated on my life in Germany, post pictures, and even network in the aviation industry a bit, as well a with hobbies of mine. I can't stand myspace, I can't stand facebook, yet the simplicity of twitter is much more my speed: no terrible bulletins, no top friends, no stupid surveys - its not a popularity contest participated by mostly teenagers. Its a simple interface and concept that appeals to me better than the other social networking sites.

After all, we aren't asking you to join  Wink



OffshoreAir
User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 10, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1723 times:



Quoting OffshoreAir (Reply 9):
the simplicity of twitter is much more my speed: no terrible bulletins, no top friends, no stupid surveys - its not a popularity contest participated by mostly teenagers.

Oh, just you wait....that is going to change sooner if not later....



A Safe Flight Begins With Quality Maintenance On The Ground.
User currently offlineIAirAllie From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1719 times:

I have twitter hardly use it though and no offense but I want friends and people I've met in person following me.

User currently offlineIflyatldl From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1936 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1716 times:



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 8):
I know, but I can't understand why. Facebook is really getting on my nerves lately, but I still remain in there as I have 250+ contacts which I don't have on Twitter. Probably I'd just like to have a "stripped down" Facebook, without the dumb apps and quizes... oh well

I hear ya Manuel-
And it seems like I can NEVER keep my Request Box clean. lol!



Ah, Summer, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox and Beer.....
User currently offlineAsuflyer05 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2371 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1694 times:

I'm not on Twitter. But if I were, my Twit would be...

"I'm on the bowl..."


User currently offlineSwiftski From Australia, joined Dec 2006, 2701 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1688 times:



Quoting A332 (Reply 7):
It has a low user retention rate... much lower than MySpace & Facebook... it'll die off. Who really needs to know exactly what someone is doing at that very moment... or more importantly, who cares?!

Each to their own I guess.

I use it to vent a lot of the time. Works.

twitter.com/swiftski


User currently offlineFatmirJusufi From Albania, joined Jan 2009, 2441 posts, RR: 7
Reply 15, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1547 times:

Here's mine

http://twitter.com/fatmirjusufi



DO FLIGHTS. NOT FIGHTS.
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10893 posts, RR: 37
Reply 16, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

I have a twitter.
I must confess that I never look at it.  biggrin 



There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde
User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8671 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1517 times:



Quoting MadameConcorde (Reply 16):

Same here.

Twitter.com/VT880



Never be afraid to stand up for who you are.
User currently offline2H4 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 8955 posts, RR: 60
Reply 18, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1503 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
DATABASE EDITOR



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 8):
Probably I'd just like to have a "stripped down" Facebook, without the dumb apps and quizes... oh well

There actually is a way to block all Facebook test results from your feed. If you've got Firefox, you can install Greasemonkey and run a custom userscript that rids you of all the annoying test results. Details here.

2H4



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User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4880 posts, RR: 15
Reply 19, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1501 times:



Quoting A332 (Reply 7):
It has a low user retention rate... much lower than MySpace & Facebook... it'll die off. Who really needs to know exactly what someone is doing at that very moment... or more importantly, who cares?

It has a lot of uses. I recently wrote and app to generate web buzz and increase page rank through twitter and it worked like a charm. The thing with hardcore twitterers is that mundane "all about me updates" stop quickly and it's more about viral info dissemination. Good stuff propagates, shit does not.

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 10):
Oh, just you wait....that is going to change sooner if not later....

Wrong. the Twitter base model foundation will never change. The data it generates provides scope for feature and info growth etc but all of that is (will be) built on top of twitter not into twitter.

YOWza



12A whenever possible.
User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 20, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1488 times:



Quoting YOWza (Reply 19):
Wrong.

You just might be...sooner if not later....

Quoting YOWza (Reply 19):
the Twitter base model foundation will never change.

Facebook said the same thing, and look where it is at now. Twitter will eventually go the route Facebook is at now. Never say never....

I still question what the hell Twitter is anyway.....



A Safe Flight Begins With Quality Maintenance On The Ground.
User currently offlineRen41 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1524 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1484 times:

http://twitter.com/brettkenney

Use it mostly as a way to communicate with friends.


User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4880 posts, RR: 15
Reply 22, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1481 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 20):
Never say never....

I didn't want to get into the software side of Twitter but it might help you understand my position. Think of it as an infrastructure e.g. the USPS, sure there multiple offerings, multiple diversified services etc but the core function remains getting a packet from A to B. That will never change. It's kind of hard to explain, think as abstractly as possible. I use it but for work only.

YOWza



12A whenever possible.
User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 23, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1479 times:



Quoting YOWza (Reply 22):
Think of it as an infrastructure e.g. the USPS, sure there multiple offerings, multiple diversified services etc but the core function remains getting a packet from A to B. That will never change. It's kind of hard to explain, think as abstractly as possible. I use it but for work only.

It does not matter. Who cares about the software side. Twitter can change to adapt to the needs of their audience, just like MySpace and Facebook. That is not very difficult to understand, Yowza....



A Safe Flight Begins With Quality Maintenance On The Ground.
User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4880 posts, RR: 15
Reply 24, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1472 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 23):
Who cares about the software side.

Well by ignoring the software side you fail to understand how Twitter positively impacts page ranks and word indexing through meta crawlers. This results in site visibility improvements in the region of 2700%. That = big money if leveraged correctly.

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 23):
Twitter can change to adapt to the needs of their audience, just like MySpace and Facebook.

That's the thing you're not grasping it would not be "changing" - changing implies mutual exclusivity. Twitter can continue to be what it is now but add things. The core of what it "is" by the very nature of the product can not change. You can build a bungalow or a skyscraper on a given plot of land but you can't move the location of the plot.

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 23):
That is not very difficult to understand, Yowza....

Apparently it is...

YOWza



12A whenever possible.
25 AirframeAS : My point still stands.... sorry.
26 YOWza : No it doesn't, but since I'm failing (epically) to communicate the software basis of the product and you likely don't have a SW engineering degree I'
27 AirframeAS : I could care LESS about the software thing, who cares! It is moot. Like any other company, I am sure you have filled out one of these, Twitter will s
28 YOWza : haha OK does that make you the pot or the kettle? Are you at all willing to take me up on the 3 year re-evaluation? I'll even put money on it if we c
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