Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Posthumous Publishing Part 8, Twitter Tips

The Pros and Cons of Publishing Posthumously

Part 8: Twitter Tips for Dead Authors

Short of exhumation, there’s little for the dead author on twitter. Arranging for a “ghost-tweep” to post on your behalf can be expensive and difficult to monitor. For example, below-ground cell service is expensive and unreliable. (6G service is unavailable from most carriers). Ethernet cables are unsightly, and as such,  banned in most cemeteries. Automated posts are the obvious solution and many third party software companies offer a way to schedule tweets in perpetuity. However, the inability to retweet, like, or reply, eventually leads to a follower-less accounts.

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