Updating twitter and facebook at the same time dating a returned peace corps volunteer
On the other hand, the “fear of missing out” phenomenon resonates with only a small proportion of the Facebook population.
Just 5% of Facebook users strongly dislike the fact that Facebook allows them to see others taking part in social activities that they themselves were not included in—and 84% of users say that this aspect of Facebook life doesn’t bother them at all.
Many writers, however, are “wordy” and often have long, drawn out descriptions and sentences, so it can be pretty difficult to create a message that’s only 140 characters. Since you only have 140 characters to get your message across, you’re forced to dust off your dictionary and thesaurus and find new words to use—Words that are shorter, words that are more descriptive, and words that get the job done in 140 characters or less.
Letters, numbers, symbols, punctuation and spaces all count as characters on Twitter. You have to know exactly what you want to say, and say it in as few words as possible.
I’ve been using Twitter since January, and my writing skills have not only improved, but I’ve been writing better copy as well.