Chapters Three and Four of SILVER BROWN will be gradually revealed to the good citizens of Planet Earth via Facebook over the course of these next few weeks, for the benefit of the fine folks at home who didn’t catch the initial showing of these chapters on Twitter way back in July.
I’ll always tweet new chapters before using them to toilet paper Mr. Zuckerberg’s lawn, but in some ways Facebook is a more suitable medium for this sort of thing. It’s slightly more conducive to in-depth leisurely reading and archiving images and memories for the long term. Twitter operates in a very different manner – it was designed to cater to our inner goldfish. Anything more than ten minutes old is as stale as last week’s leftover doughnuts. A typical tweet gets a reaction like this:
There’s always a few that will be liked and retweeted:
If it’s something about a massacre or a racist or homophobic comment some politician tweeted years ago that their rivals dug up in order to use it against them in their smear campaigning, the reaction will more like this: