Andy on Twitter

  • Another great example of cluelessness. Google has a right to exercise inordinate power over its own products. Just… ,
  • via ... is hard for us here to laugh. States now run the country abs SOMO sitting on the sidelines. ,
  • Still a bit surprising to me how often people confuse a successful company with a monopoly. And how they will compl… ,
  • And what about the rest of the Internet... they'll ask to dip their hand into the Google coffers as well... this is… ,
  • And oh, isn't Google fully within its rights to say "nah, don't think so, "we'll just stop surfacing news we have t… ,
  • Wonder if our Govt will figure out how search works and understand we want to find news on Google and it takes us t… ,
  • Yep. 100% Chaos. Covid has exposed the need for a new approach to Federal vs. State level governance. Border cont… ,
  • WA Premier lashes NSW over virus and continues to be full of rhetoric and utter BS. VIC is doing worse than NSW by… ,
  • Spot on. A Royal Commission should be accelerated by the PM... Victoria’s brutal bureaucracy bereft of basic decency ,
  • A great read... So right... Let’s ask a better question: Why doesn’t advertising work (more often)? | WARC ,
  • Further evidence of the disgrace that is . It's time for a coordinated federal approach versus the… ,
  • Victoria still in a state of total disarray with regard to covid testing and comms. DHS phones melting down. Covid… ,
  • Big news from Team Dubber as we welcome Speik to the Dubber family and extend our global leadership in unified call… ,
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Twitter Isn’t Dying

Finally a well written and observed riposte to the Atlantic’s story of the imminent end to Twitter. Its been bothering me since I read it – mainly for the small amount of selective evidence used to support such a broad thesis.

My take on what all of this means for marketers is:

  1. Seek to understand the difference between a social media network and a media platform. They are two very different things and afford you very different opportunities.
  2. While Twitter is absolutely a media platform, its also a ‘moments platform’ – think about how your moments intersect with those of customers.
  3. Most marketers are just getting going in the use of Twitter to amplify their activity. Think sponsorships and television. Its what we do when we are doing something else.
  4. Check-out how to use Twitter as an engine for service and support. Bad experiences are moments that we increasingly turn to share on Twitter.

Twitter is just getting going. Get going.

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