Roy Greenslade: How to cope with Twitter storms


He and the rest of us were, in effect, speaking before thinking, a common occurrence among friends, in the workplace or in the pub, but rare in a public arena.

It is a warning that there are dangers inherent in the instantaneous nature of digital technology. Then again, to ascribe irrational human actions to a social networking application smacks of technological determinism. We are wrong to blame tools for our own mistakes.

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