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So you're after venture capital and you want to know as much as possible about your potential investors before making your pitch. You could try following them on Twitter. But you might learn more than you wanted to.

"Howard twitters about bathrooms, I twitter about bars and my buddies twitter about drinking coffee," venture capital associate Kristian Hansen explains in a blog post ostensibly written to analyze Twitter's business prospects. (The Howard in question is Wallstrip founder Howard Lindzon, who runs a VC firm on the side.) "I am not sure what else you could really do with this service," Hansen concludes. Sure you are, Kristian. Trash Iminlikewithyou founder Charles Forman, of course!