A number of posts have commented on the mysterious attraction of Twitter. Big-name bloggers love to Twitter but don’t articulate what exactly they love. Today, the New York Times published an article on the topic, calling Twitter a “social safety net.” Though the article directly concerns a suicidal Twitterer who discovers the power of his social network, it speaks to the general purpose of the tool. I have tried Twitter and then let it go. Does this mean that I already have a solid social safety net, or am I just introverted?
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