One of my favourite quotes is “You can’t fight the system from outside the system“, and with that belief in mind, I decided that bridging my identica dents to Twitter (but not actually using Twitter) would spread the identica gospel to more people, who may decide to give it a go. Especially Linux/Foss users looking for a Free alternative.
Corenominal also had a great quote which needed no explanation as to why he was closing his Twitter account: “Popular, culture, no longer, applies to me.” with this video by Art Brut attached:
Art Brut – Bad Weekend
After some discussion, and some interesting points from a few Non-Twitter-using members, it was this quote by Thistleweb that sealed the deal for me:
“”The bridge seems to be one-way, I don’t remember getting any comments / followers from Twitter, using only Identica“”