I’m only on day 3 of not using Twitter and whilst I’m using my iPhone less I’m missing out on engagement. I’ve come to realise that the majority of my shares and comments on what I write is done via Twitter. I’m seeing great growth by posting on my blog in short form instead of […]Read More If you’re a blogger you need to be on Twitter
I use Tweetbot and lots of filters but I’m still being shown hate or political posts I don’t want to see. I also feel compelled to read threads, something that’s very bad for all of us. You may be able to take social media comments with a pinch of salt but for me right now […]Read More Leaving Twitter?
Yes, I’m writing yet another taking a break from something type of post. Between my day job and trying to be more focussed with what I’m doing on my passion projects I’m trying to remove distractions. I’m also conscious that’s it not doing my mental health any favours and without the heavy use of filters […]Read More Rethinking social networking and my yearly theme
At the beginning of the year I’d decided I’d had enough of contributing to Zuckerberg’s empire and made a decision to leave Facebook. I knew I’d miss updates from my friends but mostly my feed was manipulated anyway just to see (almost always negative) news, which wasn’t good for my general wellbeing. This on top […]Read More I’m finally free from Facebook
After seeing missed conversations and threads on Tweetbot I decided to give the official Twitter app another go. Well, I lasted 48 hours and had to delete. I hated seeing more news I had an advert every 3 posts on my timeline, even disliking ads and muting accounts didn’t help Muting is more fiddly Dark […]Read More My experience with the official iOS Twitter app
Having played with Micro.blog a little and disconnecting slowly from social media I asked myself, could I swap social media with my blog? It’s what I’ve always done in the past before social to share my thoughts and since most networks are toxic these days it might be time to retreat back. I’d still share […]Read More Swapping social media for a blog?
Source: TechCrunch So it begins, now the founders of Instagram are out for this very reason the slow decline of Instagram begins. Having dropped Facebook and limited my time on Twitter I started to use Instagram again. I’ll be back to using my blog as my social share it looks like given this news.Read More Facebook begins it’s app takeover of Instagram