Tweet What You Need to Tweet? Not Anymore for John Mayer Fans

Fans of John Mayer who feel the need to “Say What You Need to Say” to the singer-songwriter will have to find an outlet other than Twitter to do so, as Yahoo! Music reports that Mayer deleted his Twitter account despite having collected 3.7 million followers.

AP reported that Mayer said the Twitter account was tied to his “Battle Studies Tour,” which concluded with Saturday’s show in West Palm Beach, Fla. And Mayer said at ASCAP’s 2010 “I Create Music” EXPO in Hollywood in April, “I just think Twitter as a form of communication, I think it’s over to be honest with you,” according to Yahoo! Music.

Yahoo! Music also posted this excerpt from Mayer’s Tumblr page:

I had 3.3 million Twitter followers back in April when I announced that I’d be predominantly posting on Tumblr, a site that takes all of 25 seconds to sign up for. Five months later, I have just passed 500,000 followers, a fraction of my Twitter base … I will leave the opinion up to you, but I think I made the right move.

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