Twitter Splitter

By pgn
@pgntwo (21344)
Derry, Northern Ireland
January 30, 2016 1:42pm CST
This strangulated burble, with its Pixabay picture of Iron Soldiers from Worpswede in Germany, is aimed squarely at the near-continuous streams of consciousness known collectively as Twitter. Some call it "the Twittersphere", others "the Twitterverse", or "Tweetverse". It is a melting pot of all that is, both good and bad, on the Internet. Twitter is so handy for searching for, say, traffic conditions near Milton Keynes, or the progress of a passenger flight from Auckland to Los Angeles. Equally, however, it is too easy to stumble across something you'd wished you hadn't: lewd and crude, no holds barred. The app has no setting to prevent it, and it's so keen to show you, as you type, what it thinks you want to see, that... well, 'nuff said!
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@1hopefulman (24917)
• Canada
4 Feb 16
Interesting picture!
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
4 Feb 16
Isn't it just?
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@1hopefulman (24917)
• Canada
4 Feb 16
@pgntwo Very revealing!
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
4 Feb 16
@1hopefulman Revelations everywhere!
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@LadyDuck (141927)
• Switzerland
31 Jan 16
I do not use Twitter because you cannot use filters. This photo is horrible.
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
31 Jan 16
Some of the avatars that appear in the search suggestions in the Twitter app leave little to the imagination - the picture I used is a public artwork, on display for all to behold.
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@LadyDuck (141927)
• Switzerland
1 Feb 16
@pgntwo You are right, there are no rules on Twitter, no filters, no Moderators. I do not think it's completely a good idea.
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
1 Feb 16
@LadyDuck Internet Anarchy - never a good thing...
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@kevin1877uk (36951)
30 Jan 16
Never used Twitter for that before.
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
30 Jan 16
Give people the means to share anything, and anything will be shared.
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@kevin1877uk (36951)
30 Jan 16
@pgntwo I use Twitter daily and have a huge number of people following me but I've never used it like that before.
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
30 Jan 16
@kevin1877uk Not many following me, nor I them... But search for info, it is a mine of useless as well as useful info.
@MALUSE (37054)
• Germany
30 Jan 16
This post is beyond me. I've been to Worpswede several times. When I saw the name of this village of artists I thought you'd write something about it. Please explain what it and this monument have to do with twitter.
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@MALUSE (37054)
• Germany
30 Jan 16
@pgntwo Well, it's no problem for me as I'm not on twitter. Why are you there? What do you get from it?
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
30 Jan 16
@MALUSE Local weather and traffic news, flight delays and changes, customer care and support functions for many companies, local bus and train news or delays...
@DaddyEvil (23405)
• Aurora, Missouri
13 Oct 16
Oh, my! I had no clue! I have never even seen Pretty using Twitter, let alone used it myself! You are quite right... I would be blushing non-stop! Thank you for the timely advice, pgn! I appreciate that!
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
13 Oct 16
You are welcome. Other social networks are equally susceptible, if today's BBC news from Norfolk is anything to go by...
One of Britain's most senior police officers has said he believes at least 100,000 men in the UK regularly look at obscene images of children online. The chi...
@Morleyhunt (19169)
• Canada
31 Jan 16
I have never investigated Twitter. No desire to.
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
1 Feb 16
It is the quickest way to search for live events almost as they happen - but there's a lot of dross along with that.
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@jaboUK (52859)
• United Kingdom
31 Jan 16
The human body can be beautiful - look at Michaelangelo's David. But I agree this one is a bit 'in your face' (oh lol - did I just write that??)
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@pgntwo (21344)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
31 Jan 16
"In your face", an excellent description of Twitter.
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@Drosophila (16742)
• Ireland
18 Sep 16
lol
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@paigea (21555)
• Canada
31 Jan 16
I tried to use twitter but just couldn't figure it out at all.
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@hexeduser22 (5854)
• Philippines
31 Jan 16
Twitter is really on a different level.. They should put up a disclaimer "Use Twitter at your own risks" It's a very popular social media platform but they should still be sensitive and protective of their users.
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@just4him (106854)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
31 Jan 16
Well that's inconvenient. I haven't been on Twitter in a very long time.
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