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Writing to Explore 4

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Published by: Marie Caceres Carvajal on Apr 24, 2012
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Marie CaceresProfessor Jan ReimanFebruary 8, 2012ENGL-1102
Writing To ExploreDate Updated: February 8, 2012Subject: THE TWITTER TRAP?
Hey Readers! So this whole Twitter sensation has really been interesting me! There’s just
so much controversy amongst so many kinds of people. From the students and coworkerswe see everyday, to scholars and writers of the New York Times! Believe it! I read this
article called the “Twitter Trap”. Now, first things first, what do you first think about
when you hear this title? I think the following:-The writer calling Twitter one of the biggest distractions in our lives.-
It’s considered to be a lifeless Black hole or mousetrap we cannot escape
 -The writer has specifically called out Twitter. Why?The writer begins with all these fancy words and terms that I actually took thetime to research. Lets see:-Luddite: a member of any of various bands of workers in England organized to destroymanufacturing machinery, under the belief that its use diminished employment.-Succumb: to give way to superior forceHe considers himself to be a Luddite against most digital media, and is trying topoint out the fact of considering what happens when we idolize the World Wide Web. I
liked when he wrote this: “
Twitter and YouTube are nibbling away at our attention spans.And what little memory we had not already surrendered to Gutenberg we have

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