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    And if not, why not? :holmes:
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    Unhelpful, doesn't allow context or explanation. Soundbite culture. Serious discussions require greater depth of discussion.
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    Reply to me with any examples of major debates (scientific papers included) that are less than 140 characters.
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    Of course not.
    Purely for the reason you're limited to 140 characters (or round abouts)...
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    @Juichiro you can fit a URL to a scientific paper in 140 characters and that is enough to win a debate...
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    I agree with @fluteflute - links are an excellent way to back up your argument, allowing a tweet to act as context for the wider point.
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    Length limits make people think about the arguments so much more and so just post their final conclusions at the end. Saves everyone time!
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    Doubt it, because of the character limit. Unless you post links to other places on the web where you have written about the issue.
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    (Original post by fluteflute)
    @Juichiro you can fit a URL to a scientific paper in 140 characters and that is enough to win a debate...
    I meant examples of debates of less than 140 characters. You can use as example a debate in a paper. That's what I meant.
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    No. Any debates seen on Twitter often take multiple tweets for one argument,
 
 
 
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