Verify @ashleymcnamara

认证 @ashleymcnamara is a form of peaceful protest to have Ashley McNamara verified on Twitter. Please consider doing something similar with your own Twitter profile. The how and the why follows. The Blue Check Twitter’s verified account program is rife with poor choices and questionable decisions. From verifying Nazis and folks that build brands on hate to not verifying respected people, verification is a problem for Twitter. Make no mistake, I know this is not an easy problem. [Read More]

subtweet

A subtweet is such a common thing that it has entered the English lexicon. The term itself has a very specific meaning according to Oxford Living Dictionaries: (on the social media application Twitter) a post that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism. ‘while he didn’t include Smith’s Twitter handle, that didn’t stop Smith from seeing the post, taking umbrage, and firing off a subtweet of his own’ [Read More]

c14s for Short

I had a random thought pop into my head during a conversation one night so I tweeted it, “Christophernetes” Christophernetes — Chris Short (@ChrisShort) January 5, 2019 Then Brandon Dimcheff chimed in with a very appropriate shortening, “c14s” c14s? — Brandon Dimcheff (@bdimcheff) January 5, 2019 Then Andy Randall chime in with what is now my display name on Twitter, “c14s for Short” You mean “C14s for Short”? [Read More]