The City have managed to do something that the rest of the Web have yet to figure out, which is get someone to point out why participating in social media isn’t really… um… social.

"Teenagers do not use Twitter," he wrote. "Most have signed up to the service, but then just leave it as they realise that they are not going to update it (mostly because texting Twitter uses up credit, and they would rather text friends with that credit). They realise that no one is viewing their profile, so their tweets are pointless."

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It also begs the question, what are these people going to be like as customers when they become the next set of wage-earners ? I’m glad I don’t work on a newspaper… but then I’m also worried about the “summarise” aspect. Will any kind of intellectual investment in the world around you become a thing of the past ?