Sunday, May 4, 2008

Sound 'Bits': Big Ideas in 140 Characters

"If you can't describe your project in a Tweet, try harder."

-- Gary Kebbel, program officer for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, in a May 3 Twitter post, updating one of writing's most important rules: "Omit needless words."

p.s. Brace for a predictable wave of news stories and blog posts about Twitter being used to fire people, break up or propose marriage. (If you have no idea what I'm jabbering about -- "twittering?" "tweets?" -- watch this.)

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