After five years and initial skepticism, ridicule, and outright aversion, Twitter has become one of the fastest tools to share and receive information and simply, to speak your mind.
“What sets Twitter apart from social networking services such as Facebook is the absence of any expectation of reciprocity. If you decide to “follow” my twitterstream, then I’m under no obligation to follow yours. Unlike email, a tweet carries no expectation of a reply, and so there’s no heavy burden of obligation. The result is what one might call, pace Milan Kundera, the bearable lightness of tweeting,” John Naughton of The Observer writes.
Read more about it and find out if you were one of the many who helped revolutionize Twitter from a target of ridicule into a dissident tool.