Twitter....what is it?
Kim O'Hara wrote:Wind, you're not alone in that opinion.
It's the only form of communication I know of that is actually designed in such a way that it absolutely must be superficial.
Look at the message length limit: is it possible to say anything useful within so few characters?
Look at the way every message goes to everyone: can you say anything at all meaningful when you have to say it to everyone at once?
Okay, let's not be completely negative:
It has been shown to be politically useful on occasion.
It might be a useful emergency-warning system, if enough people sign up: TWEET cyclone hits in one hour /TWEET.
Thaibebop wrote:What if you tweeted sutras, or something like that? Giving a bit of Buddhist wisdom each day. What do you guys think?
RayfieldNeel wrote:I currently subscribe to BuddhistGeeks, SmartBuddhist, aquietmind, and tinybuddha; sometimes a nugget of wisdom or a link to a good dharma read comes through.
I also follow the feed of a friend that is battling cancer, cnn headline news, and tech news feeds, and find each to be worthwhile.Thaibebop wrote:What if you tweeted sutras, or something like that? Giving a bit of Buddhist wisdom each day. What do you guys think?
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