Alec Baldwin takes pictures as he arrives for the screening of 'Mud' presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 26, 2012 in Cannes.
Alec Baldwin takes pictures as he arrives for the screening of 'Mud' presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 26, 2012 in Cannes. - 

So there seems to be a trend developing over in the social media world: From Alec Baldwin to John Mayer, more and more big name celebrities are dropping out of the Twitter-verse.

Here to talk with us about what this means in today's Mid-day Extra is Devindra Hardawar, national editor at VentureBeat.

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