Facebook flashbacks: the laughter and tears of abandoned pages

Do you remember what Facebook Group you joined first? I remember joining Derek Zoolander’s Group for Really Ridiculously Good Looking People mostly because everyone I knew was in it (and of course because I belonged there). I also joined a fan group for The Chaser, the ABC TV series. That was years ago and I’ve since…

The First Rule of Twitter Club

The first rule of Twitter Club:  Always, ALWAYS, talk about Twitter Club. The second rule of Twitter Club:  Don’t use Twitter.com for your Twitter Clubbing The third rule of Twitter Club:  Have a profile picture. You egghead. The fourth rule of Twitter Club:  Have a bio. Tell us who you are. And where you are….

Best Twitter bios

I’m constantly impressed by some of the pithy, droll and sarcastic bios people write for their Twitter profiles. I thought it was worth sharing a few of my favourites: @derekandkong: Born at a very young age I realised almost immediately that I knew very little. @keithpitt: web developer (Ruby on Rails), geek, gamer and robot…

Ha ha. That’s a good one.

What’s with the pressure to be funny on Twitter? I thought it was just me. And then I Googled it just in case (as you do). And I found I’m not the only one .. it’s a big topic out there. Apparently those 140 characters aren’t simply about being clear and succinct. They need to…