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It all started with an e-mail … <br />
Meet @LJMCP<br />
2,613 miles (approx.)<br />
Tech was mine.<br />Not mom’s. <br />
Nope.<br />Yep.<br />
So: This was a surprise.<br />
There are plenty of horror stories about parents getting online.<br />This is not one of them.<br />
Shocking*, Stereotype-Busting, Generation-Defying, True Life Lessons from Following My Mom on Twitter<br />* Shock value m...
Lesson 1: She tweets what I tweet.<br />
No, really.<br />
Lesson 2: Privacy is complicated. <br />
Who’s the roommate? <br />
Lesson 3: Age can disappear.<br />“It makes me feel like I’m not 63, that I’m kind of with it … I think like younger peopl...
Lesson 4: She’s got my back.<br />
Lesson 5: It’s not about friends. <br />
Lesson 5.5: She can be ruthless.<br />
Lesson 6: Real relationships count.<br />“I follow only people<br />I care about and to see that they are alive and well.”...
Did Twitter bring us together?<br />
Sometimes I want to say … <br />“Didn’t you see <br />my tweet?!”<br />
Follow us. (Well, you can try.)<br />Kimra McPherson<br />@kimretta<br />aboutkimra.com<br />Linda McPherson<br />@LJMCP<b...
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Ignite SF: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Following My Mom on Twitter

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Ignite SF: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Following My Mom on Twitter

  1. 1. It all started with an e-mail … <br />
  2. 2. Meet @LJMCP<br />
  3. 3. 2,613 miles (approx.)<br />
  4. 4. Tech was mine.<br />Not mom’s. <br />
  5. 5. Nope.<br />Yep.<br />
  6. 6. So: This was a surprise.<br />
  7. 7. There are plenty of horror stories about parents getting online.<br />This is not one of them.<br />
  8. 8. Shocking*, Stereotype-Busting, Generation-Defying, True Life Lessons from Following My Mom on Twitter<br />* Shock value may vary<br />
  9. 9. Lesson 1: She tweets what I tweet.<br />
  10. 10. No, really.<br />
  11. 11. Lesson 2: Privacy is complicated. <br />
  12. 12. Who’s the roommate? <br />
  13. 13. Lesson 3: Age can disappear.<br />“It makes me feel like I’m not 63, that I’m kind of with it … I think like younger people.”<br />
  14. 14. Lesson 4: She’s got my back.<br />
  15. 15. Lesson 5: It’s not about friends. <br />
  16. 16. Lesson 5.5: She can be ruthless.<br />
  17. 17. Lesson 6: Real relationships count.<br />“I follow only people<br />I care about and to see that they are alive and well.”<br />
  18. 18. Did Twitter bring us together?<br />
  19. 19. Sometimes I want to say … <br />“Didn’t you see <br />my tweet?!”<br />
  20. 20. Follow us. (Well, you can try.)<br />Kimra McPherson<br />@kimretta<br />aboutkimra.com<br />Linda McPherson<br />@LJMCP<br />

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