Kevin: In a previous link, I highlighted Shane Nickerson's 46 stages of Twitter. Meg Pickard (head of social media at the Guardian but writing on her own blog) highlights the 85 stages of Twitter and how it is very much like the hype/adoption curve of blogging.
Kevin: You've heard of the 5 Stages of Grief, try the 46 states of Twitter. Notice how many times scoffing is involved in the earliest stages. It's humorous, but like many things humorous, there is more than a grain of truth.