Humor: Swine Flu Discussions on Twitter

Politically incorrect


but funny!  From XKcD.com

Traditional media will make fun of this intense discussion but remember, it’s human nature to talk about something that is newsworthy – so mainstream media should be offering tools to do that better, not dissing it, right?

I started a SocialMediaFlu hashtag (#socialmediaflu) on Twitter – there were zero instances when I started at 3:13pm Sydney time, let’s see where it goes. (Answer: lasted 19 minutes)

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Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

15 thoughts on “Humor: Swine Flu Discussions on Twitter

  1. Muahahhaha, hilarious and true.

    I saw an interview with Ted Turner (CNN) afew weeks ago where they asked if news had been sacrificed at the altar of comment. Perfect example of this.

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  2. It’s not Politically incorrect, it’s even factually correct. Just have a look 🙂

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