Friday September 27, 2013 | 08:18 AM
Posted by Rob Gould

 

Kristi Trimmer @dragonflytweet and Chrystie Vachon @ccmaine

Tonight's question was: "What three words would you use to describe Twitter?"

"Spastic. Fun. Time-suck." - Chrystie Vachon

"Fast. Furious. Freaky-awesome." - Kristi Trimmer

tweetup

A gathering of users brought together via Twitter.

A monthly, formally organized Tweetup, Maine Tweetup (#metweetup), has been taking place in Portland for years. I missed the last #metweetup, so I was very happy to to be able to make an appearance last night. #metweetup is a great place to connect in real life (IRL) with people you have only previously been digitally acquainted with, via Twitter, of course. It's also a great way to reconnect with old friends.

I saw some old friends and made some new ones, I took some photos, I asked some questions, and I ate too many little sandwiches. @missbumptious gave me a chocolate bar that involved potato chips. All-in-all it was a very successful evening.

Huge thanks to Rich Brooks @therichbrooks and Joan Woodbrey Crocker @joanwoodbrey of Flyte New Media @flytenewmedia for organizing these events on a monthly basis.

Another big thank you to Little Tap House @littletaphouse, for hosting us again this month. You should go there. They have beer.

If you'd like more information about #metweetup you can check out the Facebook page or follow the hash tag #metweetup on Twitter.

Hope to see you next month! Tweet. Tweet.

Kerry Wyler @kerrywyler, Micah Smith @micahsglass, Rick Hersom, and Lanna Lee Maheux @lannalee

"Election. Results. Fast." - Kerry Wyler

"I. Like. Donuts." - Micah Smith

"No. Comment. Maybe?" - Rick Hersom

"No. Wrong. Answers." - Lanna Lee Maheux

Jessica Johnson @studioheleni and Keith Luke @griffinclubmerv

"W.T.F." - Jessica Johnson

"Brash. Insight." - Keith Luke

John C. Robinson @j_c_robinson, Meredith Finn @missbumptious, Lyndsy Shuman @misslyndsy, and Robert Barnes @robertjbarnes

"Erotic. Perverse, Deviant." - Meredith Finn

"News. And. Information." - Lyndsy Shuman

"In. The. Know." - Robert Barnes

Nick Capotosto and Brent Danley @brentdanley

"Best. News. Access." - Nick Capotosto

"Information. Connectedness. Expression." - Brent Danley

 

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Rob works as a digital marketing & public relations consultant to agencies, brands, and individuals. He has 20 years of marketing experience. He also currently serves in a volunteer capacity as director of pr/communications for TEDxDirigo. From 2005-2011, Rob served as director of social media & agency communications at The VIA Agency (Portland). Prior to VIA, Rob worked with several PR & advertising agencies in London & Boston. He is a graduate of The University of Vermont (UVM) and a Maine transplant (2002).

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His real-life interests include art, travel, writing, design, psychology, the beach, & exercise (grudgingly at times).

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