Most people that know me will confirm that I love to use Twitter and think that is an amazing social media platform. Over the past three years, I have been engaged on this medium and have met some outstanding Calgarians of all party stripes online. I have become friends with a diverse group of people on twitter that I probably would never have met in real life. Over the past few years we have always had a great banter and while we often disagreed, we could have a respectful debate. This can best be seen through the diverse group of bloggers and media people that often get together for “Politweet” meet-ups, usually generously hosted by Joey Oberhoffner and Derrick Jacobson. These tweetups take place with people from the entire political spectrum and truth be told, we all get along just fine! That said, not all of the twitter engagement over the past few weeks with respect to #abvote has been as ideal.
I have noticed that over the past month the tone from all parties on Twitter has gotten a tad nasty. Its OK for all parties to disagree, but I am shocked [...]Read More