Twittering Shakespeare…

December 16, 2008 — Leave a comment

Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,
And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,
I will be brief:

Polonius, Hamlet, Act II Scene II

Twitter. Social networking. Blogging on crack. Call it what you will… it is addicting.

And interesting. Because you’ve got to make it FIT in 140 characters or less. Including the characters for who you are sending the post to. Which means if you have a LONG Twitter name, you’re cutting into what I can say (you know who you are @shameonyoko and @randyparker).

JP Rangaswami asked the question in his post on Brevity, “What would Hamlet look like in 140 characters?”

Here’s his answer:

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