Instant Messaging for Introverts

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Thursday, May 1st, 2008

IMing and Twitter aren't for everyone, and believe-it-or-not, it's not just about taking a curmudgeonly luddite stance — there actually are valid, practical reasons for always being marked AWAY (or, indeed, never installing an IM client at all). As Joe Kissell discusses in this thoughtful piece, some of those reasons may make enough sense that even the seriously IM-addicted might want to reconsider their habit.