Deleted tweets on Facebook are a reminder about controlling your content

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I noticed this story on TechCrunch about how cross-posted tweets were removed from Facebook, along with the conversations that formed around them. Facebook users are complaining the company has removed the cross-posted tweets they had published to their profiles as Facebook updates. The posts’ removal took place following the recent API change that prevented Twitter users…… Continue reading Deleted tweets on Facebook are a reminder about controlling your content

Like Bon Jovi for Medium

I think my writing career reached a milestone today. I was described as “Bon Jovi for Medium” because of my modest following there. I’m not quite sure what to do with that description (do I really seem that old?) but since I was a huge fan of the rock band when I was (much) younger,…… Continue reading Like Bon Jovi for Medium

A short reminder why you should have your own space on the Web

This video begins with an overview of a great technology you may never have heard of but which powers some of the services you use, PubSubHubbub, and then goes on to become a discussion about the important of having your own domain and a space where you can exercise control over your content. This imperative…… Continue reading A short reminder why you should have your own space on the Web