Hey guys, so as you may know, the other day I launched TweetAStranger. Basically a small website that allowed you to tweet random people for fun. Well, it got about 10,000 hits in a few days, with around 1,000 different people viewing the site.
Not bad for the first experiment! I discontinued the service today because well, it was just an experiment. Thanks for all you who shared it on your fb and twitter pages! Something bigger & better is coming soon.
I’m on to the next site (more details soon).
What’s up guys!? It’s sooo cold out right now… Anyways, I digress…
I recently threw together a little app called “Tweet A Stranger”. I’ve decided to release it today to see where it goes. The premise of the experiment is extremely simple. Visit the site http://tweetastranger.com, and connect with your twitter account. From there it prompts you to tweet something, anything you please (within 140 characters). This tweet will be reached by a stranger, someone you don’t know. After submitting the tweet it will take you to the “done” page. The done page shows you something someone else tweeted. Of course that person is a complete stranger to you as well. It then prompts you to play again. That’s it. It only took a few hours to create.
I created Tweet A Stranger, as an experiment, for several reasons. First, and most importantly, the power of the web. I find it incredible that anyone can set up a simple website, give it to a few friends, and find out the next day it went completely viral. The entire process fascinates me, so I took an attempt at it.
Second was for a fun way to tweet people you don’t know, and get tweets back. Usually on twitter you tweet someone you know, or have heard of, so this is sort of a roulette for twitter users.
I hope you enjoy it, and I’d love some feedback! More to come soon..
— Jim Rohn
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