The 45 Day Tweet: Best Enjoyed At Room Temp

Social Media Fail: #TheArtOfCheese

 

Social Media Fail the art of cheese alan partridge

 

I’ve often sat in front a blank screen, fingers poised above the keyboard, unsure of what to write. I’ve also spent time (longer than I’d care to admit) trimming down a few lines of text to fit within Twitter’s pesky character limit, reframing and rewording as I go.

But an article in Business Insider published last week told the story of a tweet that took far longer to write than any of mine. What did it say then, what 140 characters could possibly have taken so long compose?

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Thanksgiving

john lewis thanksgiving

As I’m sure most of us are aware, American’s across the globe are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving – a time for celebrating the harvest and showing appreciation for friends, family and any number of different things you are thankful for.

British brand, John Lewis have rather embraced the thanksgiving sentiment this year, showing their appreciation for the efforts of a twitter user from the USA.

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Brand Banter: Very Social Media

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Value added? Conversation and messages from big name brands

Chances are you’ve probably seen this already, but yesterday saw what is being dubbed ‘the greatest twitter conversation of all time‘.

At the time of posting, the Buzzfeed page showing the brandter (colloquial contraction of brand banter) in all its glory had received around 1.2 million views – yes you did read that correctly! (more…)

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