Twitter as group therapy

I was in a foul mood last night. Independent consulting certainly has its perks (and it’s definitely the best decision I’ve made in my career), but sometimes having no one to pat you on the back, tell you when you screwed up, help you improve your designs, help you get out of a sticky situation, [Keep Reading…]

Twitter tweaks the homepage, again

A month ago I wrote about Twitter finally integrating Twitter Search into their homepage by adding a search box and the Top 10 Trends to the nav bar. Now it’s been redesigned yet again. The search box has been moved to the right sidebar, along with the trends listed out (instead of hiding in a [Keep Reading…]

Twitter FINALLY turns replies into mentions

My dreams have come true. Twitter has finally turned their Replies functionality into what they’re calling Mentions. For more than two years, replies consisted only of tweets that began with the person’s username, leaving us to search for ourselves to find all the other tweets where we were mere mentions. Now that Twitter has killed [Keep Reading…]