Look, lots of people in the late '90s had bands called The Miami Relatives, but I am proud to say that I am the only one I know who named his band Marisleysis. Anyway, now I am old and feeble and can barely mount the effort to rise up from bed each morning, but I like to think that if I were still someone inspired to start band today I would call mine Cuban Twitter.
Twitter is toying with a new mobile app layout: pic.twitter.com/RyRtd9IrRg (h/t @TheKyleCowan)
— Eli Langer (@EliLanger) March 27, 2014
Everything looks more and more the same, and that's a bad thing, both aesthetically, editorially and even financially. The "mobile first" panic is reshaping the web, and that's a shame.
PS, RIP "retweet." Oh also? Welcome to Twitter photo-tagging. :/
Internet: There is still plenty of time to consider not posting that hilarious April Fools’ Day prank you’ve been working so hard on.
— Jason Santa Maria (@jasonsantamaria) March 18, 2014
This man is right. There is nothing funny you can do for April Fools' Day and even if you think you are somehow special or you've come up with the one exception that when properly executed will actually make people change their opinions about the humor of April Fools' Day gags you're not and you haven't and seriously go fuck yourself because April Fools' Day bits are the worst and they first make us all feel bad [...]
noticing more: everyone tweeting about a topic but not linking to it. to discuss w/o the link demonstrates being "in the know". exclusionary
— nathanjurgenson (@nathanjurgenson) March 13, 2014
Are you "too cool to link"? I bet you are. I mean, I know you think you're pretty cool, it seems like something you would do to show the world exactly how cool. You're "no link cool," aren't you? Well, we're all really impressed.
People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask. In this edition, IAVA digital engagement director and Tech LadyMafia co-founder Aminatou Sow tells us more about some jerks who sought out something in her archived tweets and then used it to annoy and bother her on Twitter.
No! Conservative twitter found a Wendy Davis picture I shared in June and is ruining my life rn. This is a snaxx and beyonce feed. Go away.
— Aminatou Sow (@aminatou) February 12, 2014
Amina! So what happened here? So June 26, 2013: momentous day in lady history! [...]