|99.999999999999999999% of you don’t ‘follow us’ on Twitter, perhaps because you don’t like terms like follow, tweet or retweet, let alone geotagging or hovercard. (But many thanks to the one of you who is tuning into http://twitter.com/starwards)!
So that no-one misses out on the occasional posting that might be of interest, and with the joy of spring pulsating optimistically through my little body, here’s a summary of the stuff I’ve bunged up on Twitter over the last few months.
And if this results in one of you deciding to ‘follow’ us – we’ll be able to brag to our funders that our following of Star Wards’ members has soared by 100%! (And if that is you, dear member, and you manage to persuade your mother-in-law/window-cleaner/traffic warden/goldfish to sign-up…..)
For those of you who have been completely bemused by everything from the fourth word onwards, Twitter is a website that lets you send out very short messages about what’s happening. Some people do use it to say things like “Can’t find where I put my stapler. The world is a cruel place.” But Twitter is also increasingly used by charities, celebrities (I like having that word next to charities) and even government departments to broadcast quick messages which they hope will interest, intrigue and inform. Comments are called ‘tweets’ and each one has to be less than 140 characters – i.e. about 30 words.
So here’s what I’ve been tweeting: