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Suggested reads for June 11th, 2015

A small change of habit today… just four news, instead of the usual five!

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Suggested reads for 8th June, 2015

Seven days later, here I am againg…

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Every scroll through Twitter puts at least one person’s bad day, shitty experience, or moment of snark in front of me. These are good happy people – I know many of them in real life – but for whatever reason, Twitter is the place they let their shit loose. And while it’s easy to do, it’s not comfortable to be around. I don’t enjoy it.

Every scroll through Instagram puts someone’s good day in front of me. A vacation picture, something new they got that they love, pictures of nature, pictures of people they love, places they’ve been, and stuff they want to cheer about. It’s just flat out harder to be negative when sharing a picture. This isn’t a small thing – it’s a very big deal. I feel good when I browse Instagram.

That’s the feel that matters.
Jason Fried

seven years (and counting) on Twitter

Just a couple of days ago Twitter sent me an email notifying me my 7th birthday (or anniversary of my subscription) on their platform, sharing this slice of cake to party… Over the years my relationship with this social networksocial media platform has changed a lot. Love, hate, indifference, love again… I’ve been through all of them! Nowadays I’m using it basically as a broadcast point for sharing my contents or stuff I care about, while every 1:1 tweeting is done with friends. Then last year I’ve opened a (free, basic) account over App.net which gives me a more intimate, personal, conversation with my contacts and fellow subscribers…