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  • I’ve just removed all the Twitter references on this website. The bird app is called something else now and I don’t know how to mention it here without cringing.

    Feels like the end of an era.

    I met the blog’s first-time readers and contributors on Twitter, many of whom I consider friends or favourite acquaintances. I used the #believeInFilm hashtag a lot. (About it:…)

    I really like how the offshoots of the community I love are blossoming here and on Mastodon. But some folks I miss are still neither here nor there, and they may never use my favourite apps.

    Ultimately, I think it’s for the best. The convenience of finding and following the discourse with everyone I know/don’t know in a single app isn’t worth the monopolistic environment this creates. And I am not convinced ActivityPub or any social networking protocol is an answer — at least not yet.

    Plus, designing, coding, and nourishing the community on this blog is loads of fun. I love it. ❤️