As many have noticed I've recently added overnight twitter aggregation to my LiveJournal. To give the full detail, I've in fact linked a twitter account, a facebook account, and my LiveJournal.
The twitter aggregation occurs at 3:35 in the morning. (This time is in fact intentional and bonus points to anyone who can tell me why)
This led to two very honest, direct, and excellent questions
Awww...Andrei, why are you twittering? :-( Can you make a filter and filter me out?I started to answer in the comment that asked me this, but realised that my answer needed to be far more broad based. (translation, overly verbose with many side topics that wander very far from the question before giving a specific answer)
To avoid the trappings mentioned let me get the following out of the way:
2) I'll see what I can do.
So, why use twitter to begin with?
( I'll put a cut here, so nobody has to bother with reading something I wrote that actually has substance.Collapse )