“Twitteristan”, a Country Where Everyone Talks but Few Listen

Peruvian Global Voices author and translator Gabriela García Calderón writes in her blog [es] about “Twitteristan”, describing Twitter as if it were a country and arguing that the strangest thing about this “country” is that you have to limit your messages to 140 characters: “I say that in Twitteristan people express themselves, they don't communicate because everyone there talks, but not everyone necessarily listens.”

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