gominokouhai + socialmedia   34

Seagull falls into pot of curry, terrible puns ensue | The Poke
The pilau creature. He terned orange. After that experience he must have wanted his cardamom. I'm sure he'd pa-rather not have fallen in. He'll be more peshwari in future. Sorry for all the puns, I'm only rogan joshing.
silly  food  twitter  internet  socialmedia  awww 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
(((Echoes))), Exposed: The Secret Symbol Neo-Nazis Use to Target Jews Online
First they came for the union flag and I was silent. Then they came for our (((hugs))).
fuckwits  racism  britishness  bloodytories  socialmedia 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
Cipher: Seeking Wholeness
From the author of <a href="http://gominokouhai.dreamwidth.org/333501.html">yesterday</a>'s <a href="http://norasamaran.com/2016/02/11/the-opposite-of-rape-culture-is-nurturance-culture-2/">piece on attachment styles and nurturance</a>. This looks interesting.
race  racism  blog  writing  blogging  art  socialmedia 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Call Me Captain | "Your generation would probably ‘livetweet’ the apocalypse..."
This is true, and wise, and beautiful, and it resonates strongly with me. If you're reading this far down, whomever and wherever you are, I love you. You are my tribe.
poetry  socialmedia  internet  I_would_have_got_away_with_it_too_if_it_weren't_for_you_meddling_millennials  #makeuthink  writing  history  feels 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
When life gives you lemons, make science
In which Oliver Keyes Sciences the Shit Out of the Arseholes on his Blog
dataisbeautiful  maths  statistics  fuckwits  socialnetworking  socialmedia 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Violence, Tragedy and Nonsense - Talking Points Memo
On the Oregon militia siege: "it's sad to see someone throw their life away over bullshit".
socialmedia  news  journalism  fuckwits  terrorism  usa  internet 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Senators Want to "Blow ISIS Out of the Water" with "Fancy Memes" | The Intercept
"Dear Einstein", read the twit that linked to this article, "we've finally found out what World War 3 will be fought with". I'm pretty sure William Gibson wrote this book about a decade ago. Buckle up.
news  terrorism  socialmedia 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
Blogocubes | gominokouhai
These too are apparently now called "filter bubbles". I am okay with this because my name for them was abysmal.
blogging  internet  socialmedia  socialnetworking 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
How To Fight The Filter Bubble: New Twitter App... Thing | Strange Company
Useful tool. Not perfect yet, needs a few tweaks, but a sensible addition to your twitter feed.
tech  blogging  news  socialmedia  socialnetworking 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
Twitter: The Comic
Comics based on the greatest tweets of our generation.
silly  comic  socialmedia 
february 2014 by gominokouhai
LinkedIn 'Intro'duces Insecurity | Bishop Fox
Oh great. Now you too can invite a shady social network to run its own MITM attack against you. At least they're asking first. Why would anyone agree to this?
internet  news  privacy  socialmedia  socialnetworking  tech  whyfacebooksucks 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
The 29 Stages Of A Twitterstorm | Buzzfeed
aka. The 1 Articles Most Likely To Redeem Buzzfeed For All The Linkbait Crap They Constantly Post. This is close to perfect. I got to about stage 8 before I realized that it wasn't a real thing that I'd simply missed. And then---aaand then!---someone set up the Twitter accounts mentioned therin and /it began to happen in real life/. Fiction was insufficiently vast to contain its awesomeness. Parodies don't get much better.
silly  socialmedia  internet 
october 2013 by gominokouhai
head/parapet | Stella Duffy
"I know that I, for one, will be much less likely to mention trans at all, in any context, because the upset and anger over ‘getting it wrong’ (and it does seem there are some varying reactions, so this too is subjective) is too painful. And so we shut up. And nothing is said. And that’s really depressing."
blogging  socialmedia  equality  sexism 
january 2013 by gominokouhai
The Web We Lost - Anil Dash
"By 2007 it was clear that Google had changed the web forever, and for the worse, by corrupting links". Oi, Anil, some of us still use Flickr. And I know what else we lost: blog posts that don't come with blatant comment-whoring with a clumsily shoehorned question in the last sentence.
tech  web  socialmedia 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
BBC News - Leveson: Internet needs new privacy laws
Oh look. Leveson isn't being used to curb Murdoch or rein in Dishface. It's being used on YOU.
socialmedia  privacy  leveson  politics  news 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Being the change I want to see in my f-list
kouredios does a friending meme. Share some love for DW.
socialmedia  blogging  meme 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Glenfiddich and Sugar | Edinburgh Eye
@caitlinmoran says "Lord Sugar vs Donald Trump on Twitter is like a 50ft high Mr Burns and a 50ft high Del Boy fighting in the middle of Tokyo #rivetted" and I am forced to agree. This is an epic bitchfight that deserves immortalization. "Without my show you'd be nothing!" declaims Trump to Sugar, presumably while steepling his fingers and stroking his goatee (unhealthily yellow and unnaturally-shaped, no doubt). I owned an Amstrad CPC twenty years before reality television existed.
scotland  socialmedia  drumpf 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Why I retired mycrot.ch
"I’ve now migrated my personal site and blog to the jonliv.es domain you’re reading this on now. My personal website is also directly linked to my reputation, both professional and personal, and I’m making a stand that I don’t want either to say `Hey, this guy’s a bro just like us'." The reasons why are pretty good, too.
socialmedia  sexism 
november 2012 by gominokouhai
FB Profile Pic Replication - Imgur
"After finding people with the same name as me, I'd replicate their profile pic and seed them a friend request". Stupid and very, very funny.
photography  socialmedia  facebook 
november 2012 by gominokouhai
Unsocial Media: The Uselessness Of Facebook And Google+
"Facebook, in search of monetisation, has killed engagement". The pithiest expression yet of why the 16% rule ruins everything that the Facebook allegedly stands for. As one would expect from the godlike @warrenellis.
whyfacebooksucks  socialmedia 
october 2012 by gominokouhai
The Secret to Going Viral: It's All About Culture - Jared Keller - Technology - The Atlantic
Teal deer version: different people use different social networks in different ways! You'd think that would be dull and obvious. Ah, but /this/ article inlcudes /equations/ which it immediately disregards as laregely irrelevant!
content  marketing  socialnetworking  socialmedia 
february 2012 by gominokouhai

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