Monday March 30, 2020

Artistic License: The burden of Twitter

Through the course of my work as a weekend radio presenter, I regularly get the chance to embarrass myself on the streets of Dublin by going up to random punters, Lucy Kennedy-style, and asking them questions about an arts or culture subject that we’

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
14th February, 2009

Last week, that topic was Twitter. Twitter, if you’re not familiar with it, is the newest, coolest internet kid in town - a micro-blogging service that allows people to update their friends and followers on their status in real-time. It’s like texting, but over the internet and in a form which means your updates cannot stretch beyond 140 characters in length. Having begun life in 2006,Twitter has six million users and is growing rapidly....

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