Tag: twitter

  • Twitter feed balagan

    Twitter probably thinks it’s doing us a favour algorithmically sorting tweets but what it’s really doing is creating a frustrating Twitter feed balagan.

  • An awesome thread about developers’ careers

    An awesome thread about developers’ careers

    Stephanie Hurlburt asked for stories from developers about their career paths on Twitter, and it quickly became one of the best threads I’ve read in a while.

  • The Mastodon in the room

    The Mastodon in the room

    I read Patrick Hogan’s post about Mastodon titled “Mastodon makes the internet feel like home again” last week. It prompted me to install a Mastodon app on my phone again, and take another look.

  • Inspiring developers make Twitter worthwhile

    Inspiring developers make Twitter worthwhile

    Twitter has become a complicated digital space, to say the least. My “Inspiring developers” Twitter list is one of the highlights of my Twitter experience, and the developers on that list make Twitter worthwhile, despite all the cruft we see there.

  • How to switch back to Twitter 140

    How to switch back to Twitter 140

    Type less.   On the other hand, if you’re willing to be a little adventurous, 280 characters could be a boost for your creativity too … . * . * * . ️ . ✨ * . * Thanks @Twitter, we can always use more space . . . . * * * ☄️#280characters — […]

  • My blog-Twitter stats synchronicity

    A little synchronicity between my Twitter stats and my blog stats. Just sharing my momentary diversion.

  • Jews, still trending after 2,000 years

    According to the Twitter Trends I am presented with, #Jews and #Israelis are constant fixtures. Surely we have transcended “trending”?

  • A story about leaving life-long extremism

    A story about leaving life-long extremism

    Megan Phelps-Roper grew up as a member of the Westboro Baptist Church. She shared her story about leaving life-long extremism and the role Twitter played in her education.