Context Matters in Social Media
JANUARY 19, 2016
I’ve been thinking for a while that the real barrier to entry on Twitter is the layers of context you need to have in order to be able to navigate it well. So think of a Twitter chat (and how difficult it would be for someone new to a community to handle the following): Acronyms/Abbreviations: Someone uses the abbreviation “fb”. Jargon: Someone uses the term MOOC. Most people I communicate with on Twitter are fully aware of what a MOOC is.