I’ll admit it; I am one. I didn’t used to be – I held out for as long as I could. I held out, not for reasons of principle, but because I hadn’t grasped the nature of the thing. I didn’t get it.
Now…well ok, I still don’t get it, but I’ve succumbed; I’ve familiarised myself with the compulsion to follow, and attract followers. They call us tweeters, most likely because they felt they ought to avoid dubbing us twits, but believe me; if you’re doing it in the same clueless, hopelessly hopeful way that I am doing it, twit is the appropriate term. More