Have a blog? Use it

I just noticed some behavior on Twitter that I find rather revolting.

An author decided to post an entire blog-post's worth of material (as replies) to their Twitter stream.

Which under normal circumstances I can appreciate and relate. I've had ideas that were started on Twitter and because a series of @replies to myself. But that was because I was in the heat of the moment and was formulating these replies "in-the-moment". There was a pause in between each @reply.

Not this author. They literally had it set up where the entire posting was scheduled in such a way where my entire timeline was nothing but their post. Worse, it was still coming.

Why?

Why would you do this to your ostensible readers?

I'm assuming you, dear author, have a blog or some place where you can post these ideas. And if you, dear author, have such a platform then why the fuck didn't you use it and then use Twitter / other social medium to direct readers to that instead of using Twitter as your diuretic for pushing it out one tweetstorm at a time?

Seriously, Twitter is a shitty blog. Stop using it as such.

(Insert separate rant about not using RSS for your blog either).


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