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How to Enable Twitter’s New Lights Out Mode on Android and Desktop

Twitter’s new, extra-dark dark theme called “Lights Out” is finally available in the Twitter Android app. The feature first launched on iOS earlier this year. Unlike Twitter’s original dark mode (now called “Dim”) which changes the background and UI to dusky blueish-charcoal tones, Lights Out mode uses true blacks for…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Tell What Everyone Is Talking About on Social Media

If you combine FOMO with aphasia, you get the feeling of going on Twitter or Reddit or Facebook, seeing everyone clearly talking about something, but not knowing what that thing is. You check the trending topics, but they’re just full of posts saying “Why is #EatMyBlempglorf trending!?” Here’s how to figure out what…Read more… Continue […]

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Private Lists Are the Best Way to Stay Organized on Twitter

I confess, I love using Twitter lists. While it’s “easy” to just scroll through the regular ol’ feed on your Twitter app, this process annoys me for two main reasons: It always reverts back to “top Tweets” instead of a chronological feed, which is frustrating, and I keep seeing random promoted tweets in my feed. […]

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Private Lists Are the Best Way to Stay Organized on Twitter

I confess, I love using Twitter lists. While it’s “easy” to just scroll through the regular ol’ feed on your Twitter app, this process annoys me for two main reasons: It always reverts back to “top Tweets” instead of a chronological feed, which is frustrating, and I keep seeing random promoted tweets in my feed. […]

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How to Hide Replies on Twitter

A few years ago, Twitter replaced its chronological listing of replies to a tweet with “conversation ranking,” prioritizing replies from people you follow and the author of the original tweet. In 2018, in a move to curb abuse, the ranking system began incorporating other factors like the number of accounts a user ha…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Tweet Via SMS Rather Than Using Twitter’s App

Late last night news broke that Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account had been compromised. Friday evening his account tweeted roughly a dozen racist and offensive tweets over a 20-minute span. The reason? Hackers were able to gain access to his account through SIM hacking.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell

Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazis. I only visit these websites out of habit and poor impulse control. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell

Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazis. I only visit these websites out of habit and poor impulse control. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Enjoy These Heirloom Apple Reviews by Author Chuck Wendig

You do not have to be a capital-F Food Writer to write excellently about food; an enthusiasm for the subject and a way with words is enough. Case in point: bestselling author Chuck Wendig’s yearly heirloom apple reviews—a vastly entertaining and thoroughly educational romp through the world of apples.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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