People always ask me “What is twitter good for?”
Here is a good example. Bank of America has a foreclosure on my block that they weren’t taking care of by mowing the grass and doing basic maintenance. After spending a couple of hours mowing my grass in the 90 degree weather I was tired of looking down the block to see this:
So I got mad and tweeted @BofAhelp this last night:
Hey @bofa_help this foreclosed house on my block has foot tall grass. Help? http://yfrog.com/oc4n7dujhttp://yfrog.com/gym6kbwlj
They replied to me this morning and sent me a DM asking for the address of the house and a contact number. They then called me a few hours later telling me they were working on the problem and would keep me updated if they found out anything.
When I came home the house looked like this:
So that is what Twitter is good for! 🙂