Social Media is Not Dead. It’s Run by Cats.

Written on July 2, 2009 – 9:43 pm | by Brian's Cat |

Humans think they’re such hot stuff.  Them and their opposable thumbs.  I’ll have you know that us felines are really the strength behind Twitter.  Don’t believe me? Apparently the San Diego News Network does:

Brians_cat and Petco haz a conversation

Brians_cat and PETCO haz a conversation

That’s right folks.  PETCO pays Natalie Davis, Director of E-commerce to talk to pets.  We even convinced her to get her cat Leo to start getting up and running on Twitter.

We cats are better equipped than you humans for taking over the social media sphere anyway.  Here’s just a few signs of our prowess:

  1. The expression is LOLCats.  Ever see a LOLhuman? Pssh.
  2. Cats sleep 18 hours a day, so we’re better rested.  Besides, humans are always too busy “working” to mess with Twitter as we cat professionals are.
  3. We outrank you.  @Sockington has 3/4 of a million users following him on Twitter.  Ashton Kutcher and CNN are clearly fronts for the feline empire.
  4. Twitter is a bird.  Cats catch birds.  We’ve caught you.

Image credit: Twitkitteh

This has been an informal update by Brian’s Cat – if you want more informal thoughts, follow me on Twitter.

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  1. 10 Responses to “Social Media is Not Dead. It’s Run by Cats.”

  2. By NatalieatPETCO on Jul 7, 2009 | Reply

    Leo is working towards getting out to twitter to tweet with you! He has a jam packed schedule with laying in the sun, eating, sleeping and a little play time here and there! I’m sure you can understand and appreciate that!

  3. By Anita Relation on Jul 10, 2009 | Reply

    True, social networks are not social until we’ll be able to get our beloved pets in there! I’ll start teach my dog to use twitter:))

  4. By Nick Stamoulis on Aug 31, 2009 | Reply

    The pet industry is very large and it doesn’t surprise me that people have accounts open for their pets.

  5. By hannah on Sep 1, 2009 | Reply

    Yeah, social environment will more fun and exciting with our pets around, they are just simple interesting.

  6. By Rob on Sep 10, 2009 | Reply

    Twittkitteh didn’t eat the tweet. She simply buried it right next to the other million tweets.

  7. By matt on Sep 21, 2009 | Reply

    Hahah, it is run by lolcats 🙂

    The picture is very cute also 🙂

  8. By Dirk Motz Blog on Nov 4, 2009 | Reply

    SMO is dead

  9. By Brian Wallace on Nov 4, 2009 | Reply

    SMO is far from dead.

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