I'm a futurist with a foot in the past. Talking about technology and gadgets are my passions...and I'm a huge nerd when it comes to comics. If you can imagine a kid from the 1940's who sat by the radio listening to tales of heroes in the future while reading comic books and wishing they had Dick Tracey's watch...that's me.
Let’s face it, #ff has become a joke. For a lot of people it’s become a way to scratch backs, and most of them are undecipherable. If you see a tweet with “#ff” and ten twitter usernames, you’re not going to follow all those names.
But the idea behind #ff has worth: to introduce people to new people they should follow.
But in order to make it stickier, we have to move to a new paradigm: the #twintro
…seriously?!? I can’t imagine this happening in the United States. Facebook and Twitter are the common grounds of the world wide web. Networks use them because they know that’s the best place to connect with the people. France is only hurting their own networks because of this…