Your tweet was over 140 characters. You’ll have to be more clever.

super long tweet

Remember back in the day when someone figured out that DMs weren’t restricted to 140 characters? That was cool. We got so crazy making long DMs and revealing the *secret* to people. We were so crazy back then.

Remember when lists were introduced? Man, that was going to eliminate some clutter. Arrange people by topics, go check out a list, get smart on a topic. That never happened, I’m still dumb on gardening.

Remember twitvid? During a summer vacation to Chicago, I thought that shit was going to be the future. I still like it, but nobody else does. Just like soccer.

REMEMBER WHEN @OPRAH JOINED TWITTER? AT FIRST I WAS ALL “WHAT DOES STEDMAN SEE IN HER?” BUT THEN I REALIZED, HARPO SPELLS OPRAH BACKWARDS AND ALL WAS FORGIVEN. SKNAHT HARPO!

Remember when you first met someone from twitter IRL? Hey kids, daddy’s going to meet the lady from twitter at a hotel bar. When mom gets home, try to make it sound less creepy. @BarbaraNixon you were my first! I’ll always remember.

Remember when you were the only one at work on twitter? You’d spend all day tweeting about non-work stuff. Personally, I never took part in that. Thought it was morally wrong.

Remember when Obama tweeted… then didn’t tweet… then did again? Guess it goes in four year cycles. Strange. Thanks for connecting with us Mr. President!

Remember those “Brittany Fucked” SPAM accounts? That was my first celebrity experience on twitter, I apologize if I boasted each time one followed. It made me feel special.

Remember when your wife used to bitch and moan because you were on twitter all fucking night and day? [points to garage] #silence

Remember summize? I bet they look back and wish they asked for more money.

Remember when you figured out how hashtags worked. #remembertwitter

65 Responses to “Your tweet was over 140 characters. You’ll have to be more clever.”


  1. 1 Andrew Careaga 01/13/2012 at 3:19 PM

    Yeah, I remember all that stuff. And then I remember the time Chris Brogan unfollowed me on Twitter … then followed me back.

    Wait. What?

    • 2 tsand 01/14/2012 at 11:03 AM

      Things evolve. I feel sorry for the twitter famous, they can’t experience twitter like we do. Their stream is so full of people, it’s like going to a public beach on Labor Day. I think Brogan got tired of the crowd, bought an island, and is watching the waves… for the first time.

      I also bet celebrities and the twitter famous have accounts that are more incognito, more personal, more real. Hidden from the public eye.

      For a brief moment in time, John Pederson and I were mildly twitter famous… AND IT SUCKED. Six eyes (John wears glasses) on one account, and we still couldn’t follow the stream. Even though messages/thoughts/ideas were directed to us, we were unable to see them… to respond… to be a part of the conversation. It was the exact opposite of what I’d known, cultivated, cherished.

      Twitter gives us a hammer. Great for a simple project, but it doesn’t scale. Brogan was given a hammer, then told to build a town.

  2. 3 Mike Petroff (@mikepetroff) 01/14/2012 at 1:42 PM

    I feel like Twitter will continue to be powerful *because* of the crowds — and not because of single tweets. Stuff bubbles to the top and makes me pay attention only if enough people are making noise about it. It curates itself if you’re following the right people. I favor the crowds making those decisions instead of the platform… Facebook

    But, you’re right – I can’t imagine how the most famous even begin to fight through the noise and find a way to genuinely interact with their followers. I was shocked when I saw a class at Emerson get the attention of @Ochocinco (and actually met him for an after-class lesson on social media) http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/12/13/ochocinco-gives-emerson-students-a-lesson-in-social-media/ — it took weeks of attempts and strategies.

    • 4 tsand 01/14/2012 at 1:55 PM

      I guess that’s cool for news, but I remember when I only followed ~50 people and built connections with them. Today, they’re the equivalent of best friends from grade school. I love them, but we’re in high school now, the school is bigger, lots more people crowding the halls.

      I miss the intimacy, and the newness of my first year on twitter. We were learning together. Connecting, growing, sharing, feeling. Shit was real, yo!

  3. 5 Colleen 05/15/2014 at 5:37 PM

    Bon je vais en parler sur un site web perso

  4. 6 créer un logiciel 06/13/2014 at 4:21 AM

    Most computer users print black and white documents versus printing full color pictures, so it is not a serious problem.
    Not only does it help you search for and find that hidden campsite in the woods and the quiet stream in the mountains where
    there are holiday cabins, but it also helps you find that friend you lost
    touch with who now works in a refugee camp in a little known third country
    in Africa. Refferencement naturel or organic and natural SEO may
    also help your organization and conserve you income that you simply spend
    on paid out adverts.

  5. 7 advantages supplements for weight loss 07/03/2014 at 1:56 PM

    Hmm….helpful article and content here. Your blog posts on this web site are
    incredibly helpful! Any kind of Feed on this web
    site? 🙂 I had been looking out for continually up-to-date content with regards to mediterranean diet.

  6. 8 pawn shops in chicago 08/12/2014 at 6:35 AM

    For hottest information you have to pay a quick visit the
    web and on internet I found this site as a best site for newest
    updates.

  7. 9 spanish fly 09/03/2014 at 3:57 PM

    I would like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this website.
    I really hope to see the same high-grade blog posts by you
    later on as well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me to get my very own website now ;
    )

  8. 10 Bethany 09/12/2014 at 4:24 AM

    Dude…amazing web-site you got here. A lot of cool content combined with related advice!!!
    Do you offer any sort of expert articles with regard to rake garden tools?

  9. 11 Dr Osborne Gluten Free Society 09/20/2014 at 5:39 PM

    Foods from the grocery store might last you all month, whereas the organic versions
    of those same foods at the health food store may only last you half the month.
    Power outlets make sure that you are getting problem free experience even with your old laptops
    because they may turn dark without power outlets. It was
    well known that oats were grown, stored, milled and packaged with wheat products are were
    typically very contaminated with gluten.

  10. 12 Free Proxies 09/21/2014 at 3:35 PM

    Good perform! This is the types of info that are meant to be contributed online.. Free Proxies Pity online in the meantime never placement this send greater! Think about it over and request information from this site. Thanks Implies)

  11. 13 family and friends 09/26/2014 at 4:48 PM

    Have you ever considered publishing an e-book or guest authoring on other blogs?
    I have a blog based on the same information you discuss and would really like to have you share some stories/information. I know my audience would enjoy your work.

    If you’re even remotely interested, feel free to shoot me an e-mail.

  12. 14 Shawnee 10/08/2014 at 11:07 PM

    You need to take part in a contest for one of the most useful sites online.
    I am going to highly recommend this site!

  13. 15 jackson-line.co.uk 11/22/2014 at 11:52 AM

    To be on top of the search queries is vital for a business.
    This way, you may increase your traffic as long ass your links are viewed on different websites.
    Thhe compahy will have to successfully serve a number of
    clients in these tough times and come uup with results that are difficult to match.

  14. 16 smokeless cigarettes 11/27/2014 at 7:32 PM

    My brother suggested I would possibly like this blog. He was totally right.

    This post truly made my day. You can not consider simply
    how so much time I had spent for this information! Thank you!

  15. 17 vitamin 02/10/2015 at 1:12 AM

    Quality articles is the important to attract the viewers to pay a visit the web
    site, that’s what this web page is providing.

  16. 18 fuckbook 04/03/2015 at 12:50 PM

    That was excellent. I reveal to my lady everyday we need to make this
    happen. Anytime I actually speak about fuckbook, I receive a hit inside shoulder.

    Why should I avoid my desires?

    If perhaps there was clearly ever a period
    to become a great deal more bold while in the bedroom,
    these days it is. Things are really slightly better now.

    Today things are all diverse. Everyone is always looking
    for stuff like this. Superb posting. I appreciate the write up.
    Stick with it. I will continue to keep searching to get your good material.
    Hope to see you write even more.

  17. 19 crazy bulks 10/26/2015 at 11:14 AM

    Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I seriously enjoyed reading
    it, you’re a great author.I will be sure
    to bookmark your blog and will eventually come back in the
    foreseeable future. I want to encourage you to continue your great posts, have a nice weekend!

  18. 20 meer 10/30/2015 at 6:28 PM

    Hi Dear, are you genuinely visiting this website regularly,
    if so afterward you will definitely get nice knowledge.

  19. 21 this contact form 11/26/2015 at 8:03 PM

    Hello, aftyer reading this amazing paragraph i am also happy to
    share my familiarity here with mates.


  1. 1 best fat loss diet Trackback on 04/29/2014 at 6:04 AM
  2. 2 wrinkles on forehead Trackback on 05/31/2014 at 2:02 PM
  3. 3 business financial plan Trackback on 07/17/2014 at 10:37 PM
  4. 4 Our Web Site Trackback on 07/21/2014 at 1:59 AM
  5. 5 on the main page Trackback on 07/21/2014 at 8:09 PM
  6. 6 stock market stock Trackback on 07/23/2014 at 8:10 PM
  7. 7 ddeningband8617.blog.com Trackback on 08/07/2014 at 1:03 PM
  8. 8 fun vacation spots Trackback on 08/07/2014 at 11:34 PM
  9. 9 how to start a salon business Trackback on 08/08/2014 at 12:20 AM
  10. 10 Cscrockland.com Trackback on 08/08/2014 at 6:50 PM
  11. 11 sneak a peek at this website Trackback on 08/09/2014 at 5:18 PM
  12. 12 medical information for doctors Trackback on 08/12/2014 at 2:17 PM
  13. 13 Recommended Looking at Trackback on 08/13/2014 at 3:04 AM
  14. 14 simply click the following site Trackback on 08/13/2014 at 7:08 AM
  15. 15 click the following webpage Trackback on 08/18/2014 at 1:25 PM
  16. 16 Tough Economic Times Trackback on 08/18/2014 at 1:54 PM
  17. 17 simply click the following page Trackback on 08/18/2014 at 2:18 PM
  18. 18 Longlitficlovers.com Trackback on 08/24/2014 at 3:18 PM
  19. 19 Recommended Web site Trackback on 08/25/2014 at 12:30 AM
  20. 20 deurkrukdate.tk Trackback on 08/25/2014 at 3:25 PM
  21. 21 high tech garage Trackback on 09/02/2014 at 2:02 AM
  22. 22 cookingflorence.wordpress.com Trackback on 09/03/2014 at 4:11 PM
  23. 23 tiwixs.com Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 1:33 AM
  24. 24 source web page Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 8:12 PM
  25. 25 more info Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 9:04 PM
  26. 26 webhpro.net Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 9:05 PM
  27. 27 click over here now Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 9:06 PM
  28. 28 troglodyten.se Trackback on 09/04/2014 at 11:47 PM
  29. 29 deathly hallows necklaces Trackback on 09/08/2014 at 2:42 AM
  30. 30 simply click the next internet site Trackback on 09/11/2014 at 8:47 AM
  31. 31 search.gobblin.se Trackback on 09/17/2014 at 10:07 AM
  32. 32 lyricalschedule14.jimdo.com Trackback on 09/21/2014 at 5:32 AM
  33. 33 app store download iphone Trackback on 09/21/2014 at 6:27 AM
  34. 34 Jimdo.Com Trackback on 09/23/2014 at 9:29 AM
  35. 35 mad-man-muzik.com Trackback on 09/23/2014 at 8:10 PM
  36. 36 mergernexus.com Trackback on 09/25/2014 at 8:38 AM
  37. 37 v=onepage&q=drmojiri&f=false Trackback on 01/21/2015 at 3:04 PM
  38. 38 Andrew Fleming Chicago Trackback on 01/25/2015 at 6:12 PM
  39. 39 Patrick Andrew Fleming Trackback on 01/25/2015 at 8:17 PM
  40. 40 page=1 Trackback on 01/26/2015 at 1:38 AM
  41. 41 imperial advance Trackback on 01/26/2015 at 9:22 PM
  42. 42 P Andrew Fleming Trackback on 02/11/2015 at 7:18 AM
  43. 43 Ferhan Patel Trackback on 02/22/2015 at 3:49 AM
  44. 44 Jeff Halevy Trackback on 02/23/2015 at 4:18 PM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s





%d bloggers like this: