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    blog.readup.com | Bill Loundy | 2/23/20 | 1 min
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    • Alexa
      Scout
      4 months ago

      Good luck guys! Hope it works great 🎉 not a tweeter myself but the use case sounds cool! Make twitter less awful again!

      • bill
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        4 months ago

        I’ve been on Twitter for about an hour per day on a few different days in the past few weeks. No more that 5 hours total. So far, Twitter has royally sucked for me. The only thing I like over there is bantering with other Readup readers- deepdave and vunderkind especially. Everything else is superficial nonsense, sometimes kinda funny. Some threads are excellent, but god why aren’t they just essays? It seems like a good place to find good articles. Maybe? We’ll see. It’s cool to be able to chat directly with an important person, at least theoretically. I connected with Kyle Chayka quite quickly, that was sweet, but we kinda beefed.

        • Alexa
          Scout
          4 months ago

          Hooray for screaming into the void and seeing what sticks. Kind of cool to connect with Kyle Chayka, and now I'm infinitely curious to know about the beef ha. Zero surprise Twitter sucks for you, it was the platform that made me the saddest when I was still managing social accounts for clients. Although I do like banter...

          • bill
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            4 months ago

            Lol. The beef was so silly. And now I can’t even find it, so it’s lost on Twitter forever. Basically, after 2 or 3 very dumb/fast tweets we were going back and forth on a privacy topic (that I care a lot about!) and literally none of it made sense. I kept thinking, man I just wish I could have a coffee with this guy IRL to help him see that I come in peace, and we’re on the same team. (In the grand scheme of things, we’re all on the same team!)

            It’s hard (and weird) to have to keep saying “I’m with you!” and “I hear you!” on a platform that’s not about that. It’s about noise, amplification, and performative discourse. In another word: winning. For people who love reading and listening, it stinks.

            I love banter too. Obv. But, like everything, I prefer it to be (1) nice (2) slow and (3) full of deep thots 🤘

      • bill
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        4 months ago

        Im scared shitless, lol, you know.

    • joshw4 months ago

      cool! i hope this is something awesome because i AM ON twitter but I HATE IT. 😭

      • bill
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        4 months ago

        Lol. So just stop using Twitter and spend all your time here. ✌️😂 problem solved!?

    • turtlebubble
      Scout
      4 months ago

      I don’t know how to use Twitter but if you do please sign up for this beta test!!! We need u Tweeters to blow this up!!

      • bill
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        4 months ago

        Lol, me you Jeff so far, all starting from square 1. 😂

        Tell everyone you know. We’re storming the freaking fort. 🗡 🗡 🗡

        1. Update (2/24/2020):

          Ah. Misread your comment. I thought you were getting in on the tweets.

          Anywho, tomorrow morning I’m going to get a cup of coffee and make myself a personal Twitter account. The end of an era. I’m fucking stoked.

    • bill
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      4 months ago

      🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦 THIS IS THE DAWNING OF THE AGE OF AQUARIUS lol LETS GOGOGO GROWWWWW

      1. Update (2/24/2020):

        Here's the link people. Let's do this.