Category Archives: twitter

Archiving Twitter

Thanks to this post on the OL Daily, and this subsequent toot from Grant Potter reminding me to do it, I spent time converting my recently acquired Twitter archive into markdown. “Why?” you ask. Well, Mattias Ott covers that beautifully: … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Mastodon after Two Weeks

I’ve been pretty obsessed with figuring out how to run a Mastodon server on Reclaim Cloud the last couple of weeks, and it’s been a lot of fun. I do dig challenges like this, and I moved almost immediately from … Continue reading

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WordPress, Movements, and the PressED Twitter Conference

Still buzzing (and a bit bleary eyed) after #pressedconf18 last night. Can't imagine how @Pgogy & @nlafferty must feel! Really looking forward to catching up with all the sessions I missed yesterday. — Lorna M. Campbell (@LornaMCampbell) March 30, 2018 … Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive with the Sound of bava!

It all started with an innocent Sunday morning Mushroom tweet. It's mushroom picking season in #Trento which means the risotto is gonna be off the hook. — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) August 21, 2016 Antonella’s mom wanted to go Mushroom … Continue reading

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Luke Skywalker liked me!

That bizarre moment when Luke Skywalker likes your tweet about him. @hamillhimself understands the Twitter — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) December 31, 2015 Before this get subsumed into the black hole that is Twitter’s timeline, I just wanted to leave … Continue reading

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Earlier today on twitter I was watching the river flow when I saw the following tweet by the great Bud Hunt: My password is always 123456. #FiveWordEdTechHorrors — Bud Hunt (@budtheteacher) December 11, 2013 I was intrigued, and figured what … Continue reading

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Why I Tweet

Jeff Swain recently published a video asking others why they Tweet, so I figured I would respond. As usual, it’s hard for me to be serious about anything, especially through video, and despite two takes at a response I still … Continue reading

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Twitter on Campus

North Carolina State University has really made an impressive case for using Twitter more extensively on campus.  A wide range of departments, organizations, and clubs at NCSU are using Twitter to get announcements, events, and relevant links out to the … Continue reading

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Tripping on Twitter by way of the Election in Iran

I spent the last hour or so following the #iranelection hastag on Twitter. It is really unbelievable how much stuff is streaming through on a second-by-second basis. I tried to lock in to the flow of information for a bit … Continue reading

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Hacked P2: Is it a blog? A micro-blog? Or twitter?….Or all three?

I’ve been dying to blog this, but I’ve been in beautiful Camden, NJ, piling up more work to do for Digital Whitman, a project which will shortly become the center of my life. But before that happens, I wanted to … Continue reading

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