Author Tinashe Nyaruwanga

By Tinashe  Nyaruwanga When Twitter was still starting up, one strategy it used to grow its subscriber base was to lure celebrities who in turn brought along multitudes of fans. Ashton Kutcher famously held a competition with CNN to see who would be the first to have One Million followers, a battle he won. When Oprah signed up on Twitter, half a million fans signed up in the within the 24 hours of her signing up, a record which remains up to now. The fledging start-up that Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone co-founded which turned…

This Article First Appeared on Tinashe Nyaruwanga`s blog By Tinashe Nyaruwanga We have always had the affin­ity to inter­act, socialise and catch up on what our peers our doing. Do you remem­ber the high school days where we would come up with ‘auto-books’, the counter books turned diaries where we would write our inter­ests, hob­bies and all that per­sonal stuff and exchange with our friends, so that they got to know us a lit­tle bet­ter? This affin­ity to share our life sto­ries, expe­ri­ences with our friends and other like-minded peo­ple can be likened to the social media craze we will…