…[P]eople have come to associate the circle head with masculinity, and because of this association, we felt that it was important to explore alternate head shapes. We reviewed many variations of our figure, altering both the head and shoulders to feel more inclusive to all genders. When the shoulders were wider, the image felt overly… Continue reading Rethinking our default profile photo – Twitter Blogs
“This Meryl Streep speech is why Trump won,” warned Meghan McCain. “And if people in Hollywood don’t start recognizing why and how — you will help him get reelected.” No sale. The argument that Trump voters flocked to a TV star as a counterreaction to Hollywood values is an unsupported and barely disguised attempt to… Continue reading Hollywood’s Protests Are Getting to Trump – Vulture
1) The content of deleted tweets, if ever previously fetched and rendered, should remain “there” in an affected post’s post meta, and 2) it should be quite possible to emulate the rendering process programmatically, whether for the sake of presenting deleted tweets in a way that marks them as such and also harmonizes aesthetically with “normal” tweets, or whether for the sake of automating and customizing the display in other ways, without having to resort to hacks.
The Twitter default is for “cards” and “conversation” to display, but you can get rid of them either tweet by tweet or through a copy-paste-search-and-replace-re-copy-paste.
In short, blocking self-indulgently, whether out of laziness or anger or boredom or trifling annoyance or whatever obscure motive, amounts to a special kind of trolling: a narcissistic negation of discussion that, like most trolling, would be impossibly embarrassing to a contemptibly contemptuous perpetrator if attempted in “3-d life.”