In Spanish the term in social media circles is “Desvirtualizar” and last night I did just that. What it means is to meet people in real life that you know in virtual reality, or rather online.
So last night I went out with my other half to meet a group of people some of whom I already knew online but only two of whom I had previously met in the flesh. This is the essential part of social media, actually creating connections and the best way to do it and cement the relationship is of course by meeting up. So here is a list of people that were there last night and if you understand Spanish you should be following on Twitter, quite a few understand English too so tweet them and see or practice your Spanish.
@JuanCSanjuan Who is also a hotel on Twitter
@Peppersantblai Who isn’t really a donkey you know!
@BereCasillas The most successful Spanish tailor in social media. Featured in this month’s Emprendedores magazine.
@Joh_Cavalcanti Via Brazil and Leeds and now in Valencia
@gersonbeltran Geolocation expert
@ambiatours If you want a specialised tour of Valencia get in touch (Also found @valeryv)
@paquipedrosa For tourism projects in Andalucia
@luz_martin Although she runs about 14 other accounts for others
@lynneinvalencia (Although she doesn’t use it much )
So there you go. This is almost like a Follow Friday but I can tell you they are all excellent people and really good to know. The question is did I miss anyone out? Hope not.
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