Twitter is a lifeline to many, to others, it can be daunting and redundant. Your survival on Twitter is only as good as your ambition to be socially active. For those of you who haven’t been sucked into the Twitterverse, here are a few pros and cons.
20. It’s quick and easy. Type a few letters and you’re done.
19. You can find any and everything. Everything.
18. Let people in on your whereabouts. You: “hey guys, just sitting on the toilet. Wyd?”
17. Follow the celebs you love. Your love means they will get paid.
16. And they may actually notice you. Wouldn’t you just die if a celeb actually retweeted your tweet?
15. Learning to write in a different language. #welcometotheworldofhashtag
14. You can keep tabs on your besties. Boyfriend Girlfriend Best Friends Forever!
13. …and show your frenemies love too. Yep, they matter too.
12. Networking. You meet people, who know people, who know people.
11. Marketing and promotions. You are a brand from here on out. People are watching you.
10. Can be confusing if you’re not a social butterfly. If your idea of being social includes writing in your personal diary, Twitter may not be your thing.
9. You have to be aware of what you type. Employers are watching.
8. Stalkers will find you. They will find you and, well, stalk you.
7. You must learn Twitter language. Why do people even bother taking grammar classes anymore? #noidea
6. Saying the wrong thing can be dangerous. Try not to start any Twitter beef.
5. It is completely distracting. Here’s a riddle for ya: How can anyone do what they say they’re doing if they’re always tweeting it?
4.You become dependent. Be honest, you sometimes forget to how to speak because you’re so used to typing.
3. You only have 140 characters to express yourself. Can you express yourself in 140 characters?
2. You can never get a word in. How could you? People tweet every second of the day.
1. It is easy to forget how to form complete sentences. With hashtags being the new way to communicate, grammar gets lost.