It’s a bad idea for Twitter
An idea was recently floated that Twitter might be able to solve its harassment issues by letting anyone pay a fee to establish a verified account – an account with a blue checkmark next to one's bio avatar and whose owner has had her or his identity verified by some means such as a credit card.
I had a dream
Please listen Apple – Tim Cook, executive team, QA, Engineering and Product Managers – to your users. Substitute “Apple” for “He” and “bugs” for “tigers”.
Please come back to us, Apple – without the bugs.
While You Were Away Is Too Facebooky
Here we go again. Another product decision out of Twitter which reinforces the feeling that it doesn't have a clue. Rolling out to users in the Home timeline is another Facebook newsfeed algorithm to display tweets that “it feels” we would have missed or wanted to see since we last visited Twitter.