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Remaining Sane on Twitter

Seven tips during turbulent times

Seven key ways to maintain Twitter sanity:

7: Turn off alerts

6: Stick with reverse-chronological order

5: Don’t use it evenings and weekends

4: Block accounts

3: Mute accounts

2: Mute words

1: Set your Trends location to a place where you don’t know the language

My Trends were “in” Tijuana, Mexico. Then border politics got heavy and my Spanish turned out to be better than I thought it was. So I “moved” to Seoul, Korea. That was awesome: Aside from BTS and some Covid news, I was blissfully ignorant. I just “moved” to Iceland where there seem to be no Trends at all.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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  • By Q: Why Blog? A: Blogs Are Great. on April 10, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    […] This was fun, and clearly I’m not saying get off social media (though I do have thoughts on the topic), but a fun tweet thread is nothing like the steady pace of a blog well attended to. I […]

  • By Disquiet.com Elsewhere on April 10, 2021 at 8:40 pm

    […] reply to something on the weekend. Yes, Twitter can be a nightmare. I’ve found that with a couple simple tactics, it can be quite like it was way back when. First: mute words and accounts vigorously. Second: set […]

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