Sunday, July 21, 2013

On ALEC - Look Farther than "Top Tweets"

Sometimes on Twitter, the best information  is hidden.

On some of the tweet rolls that I visit – they segregate their tweets into two different files, two different pages.
    Top tweets
    All Tweets
When you go onto their page you are automatically put into
    Top Tweets

And this is true on the tweet pages for

At this point in time - If you let #UniteBlue tweet load for about 30 seconds, you will find three, note that three, tweets with the word ALEC in them, on the "top tweets" page.  I don't know about you - but I don't think that proportionally represents the discussions on the left side of aisle, at this point in time.

How they determine "top tweets" is unknown to me - probably known to others.  Based on my research of the top page items - it seems there is defined intentionality to what gets on the front page.

When you go to those pages.
You have to intentionally choose
    All Tweets
    if you want to see more than what is on the front page.

Seeing more than what is on the "top tweets" front page can be informative.

Knowing that info is important
 – cause you will find gems on the "all tweets" page like this.

Auriandra tweeted four different tweets that started:
STILL Active in #ALEC: Tweet them your thoughts on Stand Your Ground

None of those tweets made the "top tweets"
And in those tweets she included this:

I consider that
   Top Tweet material
Information people want to know.

But, then  ...   

If we are going to defeat the extremist pro-corporate American Legislative Exchange Council - we have to go beyond what is just the easiest to do. 

Let's say NO! to the extremist pro-corporate American Legislative Exchange Council. The USA is NOT OK with ALEC.

ALEC Annual Meeting
40th Anniversary
Palmer House Hotel

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