If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, chances are you’ll come across somebody who really grinds your gears. They’ll say something rude/wrong/silly/unnecessary and you’ll be tempted to engage. A spat will ensue. A kerfuffle. It’s important you are prepared. Below is your template. If this happens to you, assume the role of tech evangelist and Rackspace Startup Liaison Officer, Robert Scoble.
Conflict can come out of nowhere, like this link to a thoughtful and interesting post about the role of Facebook’s algorithms in censoring a very important and sensitive national news story.
A fellow thinkfluencer refutes your claim.
Here is where it is important not to give up. Dig in.
For the purposes of full disclosure, the author’s Klout score is 14 points lower than Robert Scoble’s.
- The Taliban has appointed Mullah Akhtar Mansour as its new Afghan leader.
- Airplane debris discovered Wednesday "very likely" belongs to the same type of aircraft as missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
- A University of Cincinnati officer has been charged with murder for shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man.
- Uber drivers near the International Airport of Mexico City were pelted with rocks, sticks, eggs, and flour on Wednesday. Local authorities are investigating.