2015 October Platform Challenge: Day 7 – Respond to Three Tweets

This came into my inbox: 2015 October Platform Challenge (link). I almost deleted it. Almost. Then the voice on my left shoulder (we’ll call him Muninn) cawed, “You have been wanting to work on this skill as long as I can remember.” Not to be outdone, the voice on my right shoulder, (let’s just say he’s named Huginn) cackled, “I really think you should do this.”

So sleeves up, I am committed to this month of daily challenges! Here goes…

2015 October Platform Challenge: Day 7 – Respond to Three Tweets

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The instructions for today are: “…respond to at least three tweets on Twitter… …Because you make those strong connections on social media if you interact.”

Don’t laugh… I actually had to work for this one. I admit, Twitter moves so fast I have likened it to a ferret on crack wearing a bluebird of happiness hoodie. So I have an initial resistance because I wonder, “Will anyone be looking for the millisecond my tweet exists?” Also, and I’ll be fair, I see major celebrities be successful with Twitter because it does give them a venue for interacting with fans. But I’m not a celebrity of any caliber… so I wonder whether Twitter can actually bring any richness to my life or if I’m just one more voice shouting into the void?