Twitter's strength has been its simplicity and its distinctive role on the social media spectrum and it is in the process of trashing both of these. Pretending to be snapchat, soundcloud and even substack bloat its platform and diminish its reason for being.
LinkedIn (n.) ghostly Coffee-House of Commerce where the recently unemploy'd remind the World of their Existence
— Samuel Johnson (@DrSamuelJohnson) February 4, 2010
I am on Snapchat, but I have to tell you I am struggling to understand it.
Anyway, here's my snap code, feel free to add me, and I'll try and work out how to make the most of it from there.
When should the selection of a cricket team come with a photoepilepsy alert? This is how the BCCI announced its team to tour Sri Lanka via Vine in October 2015:
Twitpic did not cease to exist on September 25 as recently anticipated.
The Twitpic twitter account announced on September 19 that the business had been purchased. To date the identity of the buyer has not been made public.
We're happy to announce we've been acquired and Twitpic will live on! We will post more details as we can disclose them
— TwitPic (@TwitPic) September 18, 2014
I love Twitter. I use it constantly. It is my first line of on-line communication these days and my primary source of news. It has made longer form blogging redundant for me (which is possibly not a good thing).
All of which lends, I think, towards understanding the Things I hate about Twitter (as compiled while lying awake at 5am this morning and blurted out on Twitter around 6 - this post includes some extras):
I have established a "rickeyrecricket" Google+ page as a companion to my @rickeyrecricket Twitter account.