Thank you for these thoughts, Judy. As a person who almost never tweets but uses twitter to gain understanding in several fields of interest (the science of reading, child protection in churches, etc), I wonder how I am impacted both similarly and differently. I use twitter exclusively for learning and watching other thinkers, and yet I am confident that I am not immune from its dangers.
This resonates so much.
I, too, came across both those pieces this week. Thank you for synthesizing them with your own thoughts. I've been off twitter for a few months with no immediate plans to return. Identifying with everything you—and they—express..... especially as a previously very heavy user of it.