Don’t ask Twitter fans to connect with you on Facebook


A growing number of Twitter users are sending automated messages to new followers asking them to also follow them on Facebook — but that betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of the differing natures of the sites, writes Augie Ray. Loose connections are typical on Twitter, but Facebook is increasingly geared toward more personal relationships, Ray argues. Brands that seek to blur the line between the two risk coming across as creepy or socially inept, he warns.  Forrester.com/Augie Ray blog

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