November 14, 2022

eulogizing Twitter

Who knows what's going to happen to Twitter. But if it changes into something unrecognizable or goes kaputt entirely, I do want to honor how important it was to me for a ~10-year window of time, and take a snapshot of the public square as I loved it. To do this, I'm going to do what I do best, which is lurk, like, laugh, and learn, and then share onward the tweets that encapsulated things best: 

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earnestly, what I loved about Twitter, described by people much better at words (& jokes)

But then, where to go??

a moment
There's also been some hand-wringing about preservation (which I'm also trying to honor by making this post): 

And for that, some resourceful Tweeters have mentioned GoFullPage (built by MrColes and run by yours truly) for screenshotting everything you might want to hold onto:

I went ahead and screenshotted a big chunk of my likes; here's the extension rendering the screencapture. Pro-tip if you are wanting a way to save things:
GoFullPage Twitter Likes.png
all of my likes from October 20-November 11, which created a 136-page PDF 😎😵