20130530-105056.jpgTwitter has a reputation for occasionally “unfollowing” people for you without your permission. I don’t know if this is true. Maybe I don’t keep close enough tabs on my “followed” list. I do know that it this “bug” (or the rumor of it) is a brilliant feature.

It gives us an out in the awkward social situation when we called out for unfollowing someone. We can blame it on Twitter. Twitter don’t care.

Personally, I think the phenomenon exists. The best way to get the social dynamic established is to have an actual “bug” in the system. I just don’t think it is a mistake.

“Real” Scientist? The lady doth protest too much, methinks…

Last week, Michele Banks took on the mantle of the RealScientists twitter account. In case you missed it, they have compiled her tweets here:
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