[p2p-research] Hermit Nation: Does Tech Boost Social Isolation?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Nov 12 15:07:25 CET 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 02:03:41PM +0000, Mamading Ceesay wrote:

> Using Twitter has massively enlarged the number of people I know and
> engage with.  My reallife social network in London & elsewhere has
> greatly benefited from my Twitter presence and I've been followed by
> some very influential people who are actively taking an interest in
> what I tweet about.  I've been offered work via Twitter.

That is impressive.
> As a medium, Twitter is indeed ephemeral.  The relationships I'm
> building through it aren't.

A good point.
> BTW, I don't appreciate being called ephemeral.  If you knew me, you'd
> know I'm anything but.

I was referring to your mode of communication, not your person.

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