A Twittervention the act of confronting someone who goes overboard with their status updates on social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, when it would be more appropriate to use a social messaging site such as twitter, or a blog. In some cases, it may be necessary to consult a trained twitterventionalist, and be prepared to give the ultimatum to revoke their friend status if their addiction is not addressed.
Jim: Angela updates her Facebok status so much I can’t stand it. I told her about Twitter but she just would not listen so I blocked her updates.
Ben: Blocking isn’t going to help. We have to stage a Twittervention.
When someone tweets so much that it becomes a problem, the friends of said person get together to host a Twittervention.
"Dude, I opened up my Twitter today and my entire page was filled with tweets from Jeff."
"Yeah, like he's tweeting every other minute."
"Oh man, I think it's time for a Twittervention."
"I'll call Sarah."
a meeting or discussion with the sole purpose of informing someone that their Twitter behavior is offensive in some matter.
Dude: Your RTing has gotten out of control!
Dude 2: I think it's fine!
Dude 3: TWITTERVENTION