Sacha Baron Cohen spoke eloquently at the Anti-Defamation League awards, and has caused something of a stir, as he called out social media, and levelled a lot of significant criticism at Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO.
Don’t bother Twittering, I’ve just collected the best bit from today…
I added the middle initials back into the title on this website, and also, I quietly went back onto Linkedin, using these same middle initials. There are just too many Robin Scott’s out there, so there is now a point of difference in the phrase with which I am able to Google myself. Obviously.
In case you missed it – and really, you should have – this week I deleted my Twitter account for what may be the final time, ending my micro-blogging experience altogether.
Its probably not for me.
That said, in order to avoid people reposting as me or otherwise taking my name, I have re-opened the account in the same name, and followed two people. Don’t contact me there. I don’t check it.
I saw this Twitter thread today from Helen Hou-Sandi and thought, well, we should all try hard not to be this guy.
I was thinking about making this blog post in fewer than 140 characters in order to create some kind of pithy ironic platform abuse point, but no, I can’t be bothered. The luxury of not being curtailed by character limit is just too good to pass up.