Author: teaneedz

A slightly misfitting and tea needy web dev.

Undo The Twitter Images

Tweets Are Best Served Read

When Twitter introduced expanded images and videos in-stream, it meant that the timeline would become less useful for power users. The Twitter timeline was traditionally full of plain text information – quickly skim-able and digestible. Now the timeline is going to be cluttered with marketer / advertiser “a-picture-is-worth-a-thousand-words” look-at-me’s.

Twitter’s Not Going Anywhere

Twitter’s Here To Stay

[Update]: But, in 2016, many ask for how long and power-users say that Twitter must be saved.

[Update]: TWTR (Twitter Stock Symbol) went public on November 7th, 2013 with an opening price of $45.10

Why Twitter Works

KISS Principle

The Keep it simple, stupid principle is generally a solid and tested rule of thumb in design. Personally, I like simple designs because they tend to be more elegant and intuitive – with fewer issues.