Michael Dell is the founder of Dell Computers. So when HP announced that they might quit the PC business, Michael sent out a tweet;

H-P’s announcement earlier in the day that it would try to spin off its PC business, much of which it bought from Compaq Computer Corp. in 2002.

Then again another;

“If H-P spins off their PC business,” Mr. Dell tweeted, “Maybe they will call it Compaq?”

HP’s response to Mr Dell

Mr Dell has used the social media platform to repond to client issues as well as send out announcements. He has more than 21,000 followers on Twitter with his account “verified”. He is also very active on Google+. Some of his Tweets on HP fell flat though with his followers.

One tweet directed at Mr Dell reads;

What do you think about the exchange?