Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The Terrible Tweets

If you haven’t heard of it, Twitter is the newest fad of Young Hollywood. It’s a social networking tool used for shameless self-promotion by anyone seeking attention from younger fans. Users include us and Demi Moore’s 12-year-old husband (but definitely not Kanye West). With the fad skewing so young, you can imagine my surprise when I heard that legendary screen actress Elizabeth Taylor tweeted her release from the hospital.

Taylor is 77-years-old. Have you ever seen someone at that age try to work a computer? Cable TV is still a source of confusion for most of those people. My mother is 59-years-old and has trouble finding her email, for crying out loud.

The point I’m trying to make is this: there’s no way that Taylor is the one doing the tweeting. Which newly-hired inter, then, thinks that Taylor has enough computer-savvy fans to warrant a Twitter page in the first place.

Hell, I don’t even use Twitter because I’m sick of new technology. I capped out at Facebook. Andrea handles the tweets (as well as any advancement in the Internet social networking world here on out). If I’m too old for this crap, there’s no way it’s worth the time for Taylor to have one.



Raquel Stecher said...

What do you think of Kirk Douglas' MySpace blog?

Your Fabulous Host said...

Kirk Douglas has a MySpace blog?? I would have to say I feel the same as I do about Taylor tweeting...whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?