TEDxGuangzhou 2009: The Twitter Story

Posted by on Dec 6, 2009 in Public Events, Public Speaking, TEDx | No Comments

I presented a speech on 05 December 2009 at TEDxGuangzhou entitled The Twitter Story.

I first asked the audience to define what Twitter was — taking special note that Twitter is actually about you, the user. It showed people whom you were — and because it was “mobile”, it could show you — everyday — on the go. This made it a vastly different mode of communication in the day than traditional platforms.

I explored the fact that employers would potentially do a search on a user’s Twitter profile and tweets in future before deciding whether to employ someone new. He pointed out that whilst a résumé might “not always tell the truth”, the blog, and increasingly on Twitter, true feelings were posted.