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.
- Donald Trump said that his comments about Sweden were referring to a Fox News segment, not an actual incident in the country 🇸🇪🙃
- The CEO of Uber is investigating sexism and sexual harassment claims after a former employee said her reports were ignored.
- Geologists say they've discovered an eighth continent beneath New Zealand. "Zealandia" is 94% submerged underwater 🔎🌍
- The US ambassador to Somalia gave the country's new president a "Make Somalia Great Again" hat and the exchange was ~confusing~.