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The Struggle for Twitter Alternatives

We’re less than a week away from Twitter changing their rules for third party apps, changes that will fundamentally change how useful those apps will continue to be, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for Twitter alternatives to have their place in the sun! The two main ones I see are Micro.blog […]

No One Wants to Buy Twitter

It’s so sad to me that a service that is not only loved by so many people, but essential to the way the world works in 2016 is having such trouble. I seriously do not know what I would do without Twitter. It’s the one place I can go to talk to my friends, celebrities, athletes, and everyone in the media. It’s the first thing I check in the morning and it’s the last thing I read before going to sleep.

In Defense of the Algorithmic Timeline

First it was Facebook, then it was Twitter, and just within the past week or two, it was Instagram. Social networks are abandoning the traditional chronological timeline, and it’s rubbing some people the wrong way. There are tons of people who are intent on maintaining the unmodified “chron” where the oldest posts are at the […]