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  • Bluesky has a new logo

    Bluesky has a new logo

    The (currently) invite-only social network has a new logo! It has other new features as well, such as lists and custom feeds. Ok, the custom feeds have been around for awhile. But, it’s new-ish. The new logo is basically the 🦋 (butterfly emoji). It’s simple and less non-representational than the nebulous sky/clouds photo or blue…

  • Here’s all of the features coming soon to Instagram’s Threads app

    No doubt about it. Threads launched with gargantuan success last week. Twitter is getting absolutely gobsmacked. Threads growth isn’t even close to slowing down either. Adam Mosseri (head of Instagram) has been very vocal and active on Threads. If you haven’t joined yet, or you’re holding off, I have some good news for you. He’s…

  • A Brief History of Meta’s Threads App

    A Brief History of Meta’s Threads App

    In 2019, Instagram and Facebook launched a standalone messaging app called Threads. It was originally designed to be a sort-of Snapchat group-messaging clone. This was all before Facebook’s big name change and pivot to Meta. Ergo, before Zuckerberg decided to invest in building out the Metaverse. Despite having millions in daily active users, Facebook decided…

  • Twitter is broken (again)

    Elon decided to break Twitter today. Now, this is not the first time he’s danced with breaking features of Twitter. I would link to all the other times but instead I’ll just link to The Verge’s excellent story stream of the entire saga since the buyout. Apparently he decided to “rate-limit” tweet reads for logged-in…

  • So long Twitter, hello fediverse

    So long Twitter, hello fediverse

    For as long as I’ve known the web, I have known the little textarea element. It’s a simple element. In all likelihood, it’s just about as ubiquitous as the input tag on websites. It’s a captivating little thing. Before the modern inventions of React or complex JavaScript libraries, all it ever really contained was text.…

  • Rockstar Games hacked, leaked footage of upcoming Grand Theft Auto 6 game

    Rockstar Games hacked, leaked footage of upcoming Grand Theft Auto 6 game

    Over the weekend Rockstar Games was hacked. Over 3GB of stolen video and photos of the much anticipated GTA 6 VI title was leaked online

  • LA Metro Says TAP Transit Cards May Support Apple Pay Later This Year

    LA Metro Says TAP Transit Cards May Support Apple Pay Later This Year

    According to this official tweet from LA Metro: It’s happening! It’s long been known that LA Metro has been working on upgrading its TAP system, and it’s about time. Contactless payments are clearly the future. New York City has had it for nearly a year (although, not all 472 stations support it yet). I wonder…

  • New site, who dis

    New site, who dis

    It was about damn time.