BBC Tech journalist falls into common Twitter trap

Rory Cellan-Jones is a busy chap. He’s the BBC expert on all things technological and pops up with alarming frequency on television, radio and online talking about the hot tech story of the day.

He also has a faithful following of over 10,000 fans on Twitter where he tweets throughout the day about what he’s up to. In fact, from time to time, his seeming addiction to telling the micro-blogging site about his early morning runs with the family dog has made the headlines itself.

But now, a rather irritating “feature” of Twitter has bitten poor Rory in the bottom. For Rory – who goes by the nickname Ruskin147 on…

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