A young person I know recently said something along the lines that Twitter was going down the drain. I don’t where that idea came from. I’ve been using Twitter since Sept. 19, 2008. (which is longer than 99.755% of all other Twitter users, according to http://twopcharts.com/howlongontwitter).
Perhaps the young person was thinking of sponsored contents like the ad here from the Alliance for Quality Education of New York. I ignore most Twitter ads but this one got me because of the words “ET HE UGLY RUTH.”
Continue reading ““ET HE UGLY RUTH” courtesy of a sponsored ad on Twitter”
Some random metrics about my life in 2014.
Number of blog posts on michaeljanairo.com: 73
Most read blog post: Readercon wrap-up: ‘You don’t look Filipino’
Number of jobs left: 1
Number of new jobs started: 1
Number of short stories published: 3
Number of writing conferences attended: 1 (Readercon)
Top Spotify artist: Bruce Springsteen
Number of countries outside the US visited: 1 (Guatemala)
Number of cities outside the US visited: 7 (Monterrico, Antigua Guatemala, Panajachel, Santa Catarina, San Antonio, Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala)
Number of US cities visited outside the Capital Region: 14 (NYC, Pittsburgh, Providence, New Haven, Boston, Cambridge, Williamstown, North Adams, Freeport, Prospect Harbor, Lincoln, Omaha)
Number of tweets: 512
Most impressions on one tweet: 40,461
The tweet: https://twitter.com/mjanairo/status/420222698036289536
Most looped Vine: Dance @yaleartgallery
Number of new FB friends: 89
Number of lost FB “friends”: About 200
FB year in review: Here
Most liked Instagram post: Found at work today.
Instagram year in review: Here