Twitter may be a hot subject in many newsrooms, but in the real world … not so much. A recent survey of Canadians by Ipsos-Reid found just 26 per cent of respondents had ever heard of Twitter and only a teeny-tweety-tiny 1.45 per cent actually use it. Said a polling company spokesman: “The buzz (to) usage ratio is sort of out of whack right now.”

Twitter may be a hot subject in many newsrooms, but in the real world … not so much. A recent survey of Canadians by Ipsos-Reid found just 26 per cent of respondents had ever heard of Twitter and only a teeny-tweety-tiny 1.45 per cent actually use it. Said a polling company spokesman: “The buzz (to) usage ratio is sort of out of whack right now.”