I always told myself I would write a blog in honor of my 1,000th Twitter follower, which will be this month or tomorrow. It could be today, because almost anyone can create followers by being a follower, but I have let it happen naturally by interacting, trying to add to the conversation, or being funny or prickly enough, I guess, to get retweeted.
In many ways Facebook is more personal – a fraternity/sorority of sorts with Twitter being a 20 story dormitory next to the football stadium parking lot. There are personal things I appreciate about Facebook, but I am more a newcomer there, although I really appreciate my friends. And with both platforms my philosophy is to collect and provide thoughts, grins, support, and opposition, but never to collect people as measured by a number. Continue reading