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Re: Twitter!

Post by nicole » 09 Oct 2017, 17:47

the innominate one wrote:
09 Oct 2017, 17:16
Are you outraged at Twitter or the candidate?

In the universe where I run Twitter, I'd just say you can't run an ad on my service that's obviously, demonstrably bullshit, and forget all the mealy-mouthed feel-good bullshit about evoking a strong negative reaction.
At Twitter, who surely won't have the same standards for all political ads.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 09 Oct 2017, 18:39

Fair enough. I wonder what that would look like. Refusing an ad with misinformation about gun control, maybe.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 09 Oct 2017, 18:41

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Re: Twitter!

Post by dhex » 09 Oct 2017, 18:47

I am afraid to watch that.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Warren » 09 Oct 2017, 19:46

dhex wrote:
09 Oct 2017, 18:47
I am afraid to watch that.
It's pretty hilarious. Like if the Jr. High detention class tried to make a School House Rock video. And also if they were raised by Nazis.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 09 Oct 2017, 21:53

I hope the muting function works well. I'm tired of having to see Chelsea Clinton's tweets just because an influential ecologist whom I follow likes her tweets.

Also, I'm ambivalent, but annoyed on balance about the fact that Twitter now shows me tweets that those I follow have liked, but not retweeted.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by nicole » 10 Oct 2017, 07:49

the innominate one wrote:
09 Oct 2017, 21:53
I hope the muting function works well. I'm tired of having to see Chelsea Clinton's tweets just because an influential ecologist whom I follow likes her tweets.

Also, I'm ambivalent, but annoyed on balance about the fact that Twitter now shows me tweets that those I follow have liked, but not retweeted.
If you select "I don't like this tweet" on several liked tweets it will stop. For a while. Then you can do it again. I've done this three times now.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Sandy » 10 Oct 2017, 09:28

You can also go to someone you follow's profile and disable viewing their retweets.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Sandy » 10 Oct 2017, 09:28

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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 10 Oct 2017, 09:31

Sandy: I'm seeing Chelsea's tweets when they've merely been "liked", not even retweeted.

Radley is spot on in a thread starting here:

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Re: Twitter!

Post by nicole » 10 Oct 2017, 09:38

the innominate one wrote:
09 Oct 2017, 18:39
Fair enough. I wonder what that would look like. Refusing an ad with misinformation about gun control, maybe.
Or equal pay.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dbcooper » 13 Oct 2017, 19:23

The DSA is now the biggest and best source of unintentional humour on twitter.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dbcooper » 13 Oct 2017, 19:26

Slip inside a sleeping bag.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by dhex » 13 Oct 2017, 22:48

That stuff kinda redeems Twitter
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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 13 Oct 2017, 22:55

I don't get it.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dbcooper » 14 Oct 2017, 00:27

Listening to nothing but Seagal jams in solidarity with #WomenBoycottTwitter.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dbcooper » 14 Oct 2017, 02:01

Slip inside a sleeping bag.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 14 Oct 2017, 06:01

Bernie forced himself on the women's conference like a rapist forcing his cock into his victim.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dhex » 14 Oct 2017, 07:05

dbcooper wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 02:01
Jfc she's awful at writing
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Ellie » 14 Oct 2017, 12:17

Wait, what's wrong with doing it in the butt?
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Andrew » 14 Oct 2017, 13:17

Ellie wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 12:17
Wait, what's wrong with doing it in the butt?
Only women suffering from false consciousness have ever enjoyed sex with a man. Doubly so for buttsecks.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by the innominate one » 14 Oct 2017, 13:39

the innominate one wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 06:01
Bernie forced himself on the women's conference like a rapist forcing his cock into his victim.
Wait, I can do better.

Bernie moved on the conference like a bitch.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by nicole » 14 Oct 2017, 13:50

dbcooper wrote:
14 Oct 2017, 02:01
Amazing
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Re: Twitter!

Post by thoreau » 14 Oct 2017, 14:03

And Sanders is one of only two male speakers out of 44 announced, and apparently not even the "Keynote". Maxine Waters is, so Marcotte is erasing a Woman Of Color.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 14 Oct 2017, 17:28

At least on my feed, Twitter has moved beyond showing me posts which are retweeted or "liked" by people I follow; I'm seeing occasional posts by people followed by someone I foll)ow. (Not posts liked or shared by someone I follow; I'll just see a post under that light-gray font reading "So and so follows this person."
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