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I Don't Do Twitter

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    Because It's Dumb!

    It's basically the stalking website. You have people follow you and hear what you're doing during the day...that's not creepy at all. Besides it being essentially a stalker website, examples of what everyone tweets about: "I woke up at 6 today", "I ate cereal for breakfast", "I'm...
    oliveostrovsky oliveostrovsky 18-21 1 Response Feb 15, 2012

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    Does Anyone Really Care?............

              I think Stephen Fry is one of the most interesting, witty and intelligent people ever to grace the depths of the British/Irish collective heart. HIs jovial manner on QI; his thirst for knowledge and child-like enthusiasm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2010

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    Twitter For Twits!!!

    A Twit: A bothersome person. They have absolutely NO life. I know I am a loner etc. but they are desperate for attention. Yeah they are attention seeking Twits!!!
    TrustNobody TrustNobody 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    I'm Not Alone?!

    I think it's crazy how everyone wants or needs a soap box. Don't they have people IRL to TALK to?! But that aside, similar to FB, they want to post each and every thought in their head. Each and every body function. They want to re-tweet everything else someone says, as if it's...
    Myztikal Myztikal 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    It's annoying when apps

    and games try to get you to promote them on Facebook and twitter and you can't use them properly without them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8

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    seriously i'm not even sure how it works.

    i do know that i don't need an update on peoples lives every five minutes and i am very happy without it.
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I Don't Tweet

    I don't get the fascination with twitter. Even the name fits the triviality of the concept. Who is so arrogant that they feel the need to post their every action all the time. As a means of communication it is sadly lacking too. If all you thoughts are so limited that they can be...
    tomt88101 tomt88101 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M Aug 13

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    Facebook Is Bad Enough

    seriously, i have a myspace, and a facebook, and myspace is mostly for little kids, and facebook is nosey and demanding....lol i don't need to be notified that i've been notified about a notification...... and i've never been to the twitter website, but i can only imagine how...
    Amberlin420 Amberlin420 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2010

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    No One Cares What You Had For Lunch.

    I have never had a twitter account, nor will I ever make one. I know to dislike it by what I've found out through the media, 'cause let's face it, stumbling across facebook and twitter is inevitable (unless you live under a rock) these days. I've had a facebook account, but grew...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    I've never really understood the craze

    for twitter. Facebook I can understand why people like it but a place for you to update me on your life practically every hour? "Hey guys just doing my hair! #selfie! Aw man my toilets clogged! # firstworldproblems!" I'm sorry, but it's strange to think strangers/friends want...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I don't really 'get' Twitter.

    It's like a one sided conversation which is totally public? And why do ppl hashtag everything when it doesn't seem to link to anything? Eg. A friend just posted in fb... #bestboyfriendintheworld #betterhaveachinese #couldbeworse ummm...
    Sarmar83 Sarmar83 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I Dont Get It!!

    i mean, i dont understand why people are so interested in knowing other peoples business!! i mean, i just hate it when you get people, and i know quite a few people on facebook starting to do this as well, but its like they get up in the morning, and they say stuff like "just...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    'Tweet'? No Way Man.

    It's nothing specific really, the whole site just doesn't click with me. I mean, interacting with others is called tweeting? Eh, not for me.
    AralGamelon AralGamelon 22-25, M Mar 4, 2013

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    Never Have, And Never Will.

    This is obsession and narcissism at it's finest. I personally don't care what my favorite celebrities are doing or where they are doing it. I don't care if they've cheated on their girf-friend or if they're dog died. It's not my business. It's sad that we worship these celebs and...
    SigilofAnxiety SigilofAnxiety 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    If you can summarize your thoughts in less

    than 200 characters or whatever, what does that say about you as a person? Maybe it's a skill, but to me it just seems like people are unable to speak full thoughts on there.
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Well.. I Still Have A Face Book And Myspace. I Don't If I Do Have A Twitter Account Or Not.

    I don't go on Facebook or Mayspace anymore. Frankly.. They are jokes those social networking site. My dad suggested to me that I try Face book. I tried it and I kind of like it. Now I don't because I'm reading news that about thing happen in my Province last year. Man... Stupid...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 3, 2011

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    Lame

    I tried it briefly, but quit.  It all was silly trivial stuff and people giving out waaaaaaaaaay too much information.  On top of that, I had nothing to say most of the time, as I prefer to NOT spurt trivia and TMI's.So yeah.  To me Twitter is just lame.
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 4, 2011

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    You Can't Find Me

    I don't belong to twitter and I don't have a facebook. My Space,.......... that is when I have the house to myself. No one needs to know where I am or what I am doing all the time.Plus I find it really weird when I hear grown men tell me they just got a tweet.
    cinderellafromny cinderellafromny 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    I Knew There Must Be Others Out There !

    I just don`t "get" the hype behind Twitter ?! I signed up and messed around on it for like an hour or so. I find it to be a complete waste of time ! I really dot understand why so many people are into it ? It`s pointless as far as Im concerned !
    novascotia novascotia 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2010

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    Though I DO Have An Account...

    I have a twitter account only for ONE reason: because I play Hidden Chronicles on facebook (and Hidden Shadows). Whenever there is an issue in those games, something that doesn't work well the way it should be, the only way to contact Zynga Support (the makers of those games who...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    I Don't Get It.

    I do not get the appeal of Twitter .  What is the point?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 10, 2010

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    140 Characters,millions Of Stupid

    140 characters,millions of stupid. lazy,dumb site. Fin..
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2011

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    Ahhhh

    twittter is for retarded social rejects that have nothing better to do than post absolutely everything they are doing all the time, when in all reality no one cares...
    mattimus86 mattimus86 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 4, 2010

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    Dont Understand The Big Deal About It

    I don't even know how to do twitter, if i had even wanted to do it, which I don't. I just stick to here and facebook. I guess I just don't get the whole big deal of what twitter is about.
    doglover1984 doglover1984 26-30, F May 7, 2011

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    Well I do but not much.

    I'm too verbose that is the problem - 140 characters! PAH! I know that actually saying what you need to concisely is a very useful skill but still... look at the number of "misconstrued" Tweets there have been? One of my first tweets was "I think brevity obfuscates the...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Never Got The Point.

    It seems like all twitter is, is constant status updates. I can get the same thing and more from other websites. If I want to see what my friends are up to then I'll go on facebook or simply ask them. I guess another purpose of twitter is to follow celebrities, but I really...
    twinkletok twinkletok 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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    They Say Don't Knock It Till...

    I haven't tried it but that's because I get addicted to social networking sites (like this one) and often times get sucked into ego battles. I don't want to get sucked into ego battles. What does twitter do beyond updating one's status of what they're doing and posting pictures...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22, 2010

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    Pointless...

    I find Twitter very pointless. You can't say enough in only 160 characters. I would rather talk on Facebook. At least you could write more than 160 characters.
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F Apr 7, 2013

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    Done It For Awhile

    Didn't care much for it.  I done it for a couple of weeks and got bored and I also ran out of things to say.  Honestly who cares what a person is doing at the time of the tweet?  I mean who cares if your eatting, brushing your teeth, going to work or anything else.  I hadn't...
    tngurl25 tngurl25 26-30, F Aug 23, 2011

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    I Have Nothing To Tweet

    I can't stand that site. The thought of telling everyone what I am doing every ten seconds does not appeal to me, lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2011

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    A Life ?

    because i get enough vacuous information just looking at the Redtop headlines in the newsagents. I cant take anymore plus its all lies anyway.
    peza peza 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    I Dislike

    I dont like twitter. I think twitter is pretty stupid, because i dont want to know what you are doing every single second of your entire life. It gets annoying when people are like omg i should post a pic of a spider bite on twitter! those are really annoying words i dont think...
    cynthiaeliza cynthiaeliza 22-25, F Jul 22, 2010

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    I Do Facebook

    I do Facebook. I dont do Twitter. Twitter is for my obsessive teenage sister. Facebook is more up my alley. i can hav lots of "friends", i can message people easily, and i dont hav to ask people in person to follow me out of sympathy. Twitter is something fo rpeople with web...
    noahark543 noahark543 13-15, M May 28, 2012

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    Twitter Is For People With Fast Fingers And Slow Brains...

    You'll find I am the opposite. Besides that, most social networking has more than just status updates anyway. That's much better.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    Anymore.

    I tried it for a while, then, as predicted, I forgot all about it. Twitter, what? Oh well.
    Maxine13 Maxine13 16-18, F Jul 22, 2010

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    Too Many Social Networking Sites

    I dont do those sites, still prefer old fashioned yahoo messenger if at all , wonder where do people get time to be on all those sites and keep updating, also find it too intrusive and time consuming somehow twitter/ facebook etc havent appealed to me though friends keep telling...
    heehoo1 heehoo1 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2010

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    I had this friend, she judges everyone. I thought she'll change, but I was wrong. So I decided to stop being friends with her and she went all crazy and harass me on twitter. She...
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    I don't have a Facebook, Twitter account. Id rather talk to my friends in phone or in person.
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