Michelle Obama has some priceless advice on using Twitter

Michelle Obama has some priceless advice on using Twitter

[Ed. – ‘Spell it right and have good grammar,’ says the genius who in her Princeton thesis spells thank you with a hyphen (“thank-you”) and the adverb oftentimes as two words (“often times”)]

Former first lady Michelle Obama has some advice for Twitter users.

Her comments about using the popular social media platform were made during the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, which was held from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, reports HuffPost.

“This whole ‘tell it like it is’ business, that’s nonsense,” Michelle said during a sit-down with poet Elizabeth Alexander on the final day of the event.

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“You just don’t say what’s on your mind. You don’t tweet every thought,” she added. “Most of your first initial thoughts are not worthy of the light of day.”

Her comment was widely interpreted to be a reference to President Donald Trump, though she said it wasn’t aimed at “anyone in particular.”

“You need to think and spell it right and have good grammar too,” she added. [Emphasis added]

These qualities are especially important for a high-ranking official, she said, because “every word you utter has consequences,” and “words matter at this level.”

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