Re: RES: [PanoToolsNG] Unethical advertising incentives?
- On 04/02/2011, at 7:52 PM, Wim Koornneef wrote:
> As it turns out over 90% ! of all new followers are businesses, when theThey might be Wim. I cannot speak for all countries, but we have hosted a number of young Japanese university students here over the last 3 years, and they do not use the internet as we (Australia / US / Europe) do. To them the social aspect via their phones is *the* way they do a lot of business. Other Asian countries may follow.
> first message arrived for a very short moment I thought, are they really
> interested in what she is doing ?
It would be unwise to get stuck in our ways and presume the rest of the world has too.
I think there are lessons to be learnt here, no matter how much we might personally dislike the medium (facebook, twitter etc). Adapt or perish? Perhaps ... Sometimes it scares me how most of my "peers" on various lists are of a similar age (over 50) ... where are the majority of younger people (our future potential market) going?
(NOT as a Mod, just as a web developer and observer of human behaviour)
P.S. I do have a facebook account purely to see wtf others are doing with it and keep in touch with my daughter at University; I do not yet have a twitter account and am trying to avoid it ... (can't see the point but someone may enlighten me some day ... )
- I said:
>Twitter provides a casual, face-to-face-levelI meant a face-to-face-LIKE level of communication. Doh!
>of communication that's like chatting as you pass in a hall, the
>street, the park, the pub...