[backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Frank Wales
Apparently, there are complaints about how much air time twitter is being given by the BBC: http://thenextweb.com/2009/02/09/bbc-radio-listeners-kick-fuss-twitter-time-bbc-create-microblogging-service/ -- Frank Wales [fr...@limov.com] - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Rob Myers
Frank Wales wrote: Apparently, there are complaints about how much air time twitter is being given by the BBC: http://thenextweb.com/2009/02/09/bbc-radio-listeners-kick-fuss-twitter-time-bbc-create-microblogging-service/ Yeah, all the cool kids are on identi.ca now. ;-) - Rob.

RE: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Ian Forrester
...@lists.bbc.co.uk] On Behalf Of Rob Myers Sent: 09 February 2009 18:04 To: backstage@lists.bbc.co.uk Subject: Re: [backstage] Twittering on Frank Wales wrote: Apparently, there are complaints about how much air time twitter is being given by the BBC: http://thenextweb.com/2009/02/09/bbc-radio-listeners

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Dave Crossland
2009/2/9 Ian Forrester ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk: The really cool kids are on both right? Given that identi.ca can now supply Twitter and Facebook with messages automatically itself - just pop in your login details - this isn't as cool as it sounds. ;p - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Rob Myers
Ian Forrester wrote: The really cool kids are on both right? I refer the honourable gentleman to the smiley I appended at the conclusion of my previous statement. ;-) I think Twitter has the more famous people on it. Surely it's the same as when Radio presenters couldn't help but chat about

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Soulla Stylianou
Actually a lot of tweeters complain about the likes of Chris Moyles et al moving into twitter! Soulla :) 2009/2/9 Rob Myers r...@robmyers.org Ian Forrester wrote: The really cool kids are on both right? I refer the honourable gentleman to the smiley I appended at the conclusion of my

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Duncan Barclay
I have to admit that I generally don't see the point of twitter. Having said that though, this recent spell of cold weather has actually made me like it, mostly because the university I go to have been updating us on whether the uni is closed via twitter (http://twitter.com/UniofBath), and also

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Rob Myers
Duncan Barclay wrote: I have to admit that I generally don't see the point of twitter. You could have fitted that into a twitter message and reached a much wider audience. ;-) - Rob. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Soulla Stylianou
for me I have made some excellent connections via twitter both for work purposes and for personal. I now have a modest number of followers and I follower an equal number of people. I have connected on a social level with Greeks/Cypriots around the globe who are interested in Web 2.0, twitterers in

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Mr I Forrester
Feel strongly that the BBC should use something else instead of Twitter, how about voting or offering your support here. http://ideas.welcomebackstage.com/ideatorrent/idea/16/ Cheers, Ian - Sent via the backstage.bbc.co.uk discussion group. To unsubscribe, please visit

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Dave Cross
Dave Crossland wrote: 2009/2/9 Ian Forrester ian.forres...@bbc.co.uk: The really cool kids are on both right? Given that identi.ca can now supply Twitter and Facebook with messages automatically itself - just pop in your login details - this isn't as cool as it sounds. ;p Yeah. Because

Re: [backstage] Twittering on

2009-02-09 Thread Soulla Stylianou
I must admit I took one look at identi.ca and came straight out again. It just looks messy compared to twitter. Perhaps I should take a second glance. Saying that my twitter feeds my facebook page and I generally don't go into facebook anymore although when I do I get a number of messages from