How to survive Twitter

How to survive Twitter

Christmas Day this year marked the ten-year anniversary since I first joined Twitter. In many senses, that single act changed the course of my life.

If it wasn’t for Twitter, I’d probably still be working as a highly-paid corporate shill. Instead, I’m scratching out an existence as a writer in the gig economy. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Polite and not-so-polite exchanges on Twitter taught me to challenge my own views on a whole range of issues, to distinguish what I really thought from what I’d been told to think, and to find better ways of explaining these views to others.

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