I’ve become more and more aware of the negative effects that social media and YouTube are having on my mental health lately and as you may have noticed I’m becoming less and less active on them. What has been good though is the introduction of Slack into my life. I’m in a few different slackContinue reading “Slack is slowly replacing Twitter for me”
So as you know I’ve been off Twitter since the end of August and now I’m 3 weeks in I’ve come to terms with how I’ve been using it and how to use it going forward. I’ve logged back in to check iPhone 11 news for a story and realised that how I’m using itContinue reading “Learning how to use Twitter again (for me)”
I’m coming up to two weeks after taking a break from Twitter and wanted to give you an update. For the first few days I found myself reaching for my phone to mindlessly scroll my feed but now I’m past that I’m doing fine. I’m finding my mind less busy with too much input andContinue reading “Twitter break: update”
You know I struggle with social media, I got into Twitter pretty deep and needed to get out and regain some headspace. I’ve done a few steps to help this including unfollowing everyone and removing the apps from my iPhone. What I’ve found is that the best way (for me) is to schedule in myContinue reading “Schedule your Twitter time”
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 ofContinue reading “If you’re a blogger you need to be on Twitter”
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 DarkContinue reading “My experience with the official iOS Twitter app”
You’ve probably read by now that Twitter is introducing new API’s that result in third party apps (like my favourite Tweetbot) losing functionality and being charged to effectively keep their customer base using their apps. This is another move that is slowly but surely meant to see the end of all third party apps andContinue reading “Twitter adds API, loses users”
My favourite Twitter app Tweetbot has got a shiny new version for the MAC. This is just a short post to let everyone know it’s available but I’ll be digging into it over the next week and will write up my thoughts.