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Cruz in heated exchange with Twitter’s Dorsey: ‘Who the hell elected you?’ | TheHill

Dorsey noted that every person or organization that signs up to have an account on Twitter agrees to its terms and services. Source: Cruz in heated exchange with Twitter’s Dorsey: ‘Who the hell elected you?’ | TheHill In a world … Continue reading

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Alas Imgur

I killed my Twitter account for the umpteenth time a couple days ago, so I tried looking at Imgur for amusement purposes. I didn’t get far. It seemed like a solid chunk of the top posts were screenshots of tweets … Continue reading

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Alas Twitter

I’ve tried to work with Twitter. I’ve tried pruning my follow list. I’ve tried blocking terrible people and muting terrible subjects. I’ve tried turning off retweets for people who, otherwise, had interesting things to say. But all of this is … Continue reading

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Dunbar’s Number – Wikipedia

Dunbar’s Number is a suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships—relationships in which an individual knows who each person is and how each person relates to every other person. This number … Continue reading

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Hitting a Little too Close to Home

I ran across an article about the all-time most-favorited HN posts, and I clicked through a couple. If there were ever a contest to capture the essence of the modern internet in one screenshot, this would have to be in … Continue reading

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On the Twitter Hack – Schneier on Security

Whether the hackers had access to Twitter direct messages is not known. Source: On the Twitter Hack – Schneier on Security It would seem to me that Twitter probably has at least a really good guess right now, and the … Continue reading

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Twitter? In my Imgur? It’s More Likely Than You Think

I was just trying to get away from the political trash fire that consumes every. single. post. on Twitter now, and this is the front page of Imgur’s user sub. Come on, internet. Is there nowhere you cannot give it … Continue reading

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