Tag Archives: social media

Arguing with Trumpists is exhausting.

  I should know better than to argue with Trump supporters on Twitter or anywhere else. Several other people were involved in this thread. I have called them Person A, B, etc. The Trump supporter is called “Trumpist” and I’m … Continue reading

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Why I’m no longer going to troll-tweet Donald Trump.

Since Donald Trump won the election, one of my favorite pastimes has been trolling him on his favorite social media platform, Twitter.    It’s a lot of fun dreaming up snappy and sarcastic counter-insults to his constant stream of inappropriate, … Continue reading

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People who Capitalize random Words for no Reason.

I’ve noticed something a lot of people do on social media: capitalizing random words.   There doesn’t seem to be a reason for these words to be capitalized since they are not proper names, place names, or titles.   The … Continue reading

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My Twitter debate with a Trump supporter.

I had an interesting evening on Twitter last night.  I’d tweeted to Bernie Sanders about something he had said about single payer healthcare, and soon got into it with a Trump supporter, who seemed belligerent at first.  It started off … Continue reading

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If Facebook was real life.

I’m sitting in a group therapy session for people with complex PTSD and other problems caused by childhood trauma, telling the group about the chain of events that led to my becoming the family blacksheep.   Tears trickle down my … Continue reading

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6 ways the 1990’s were more like the ’60s than they are like today.

Time magazine cover from 1994. It may not seem like it, but the 1990s are now a really, really long time ago.   I was gobsmacked one day not long ago when I realized the year my son was born … Continue reading

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I should stay the hell off Facebook.

I’ve hated Facebook for a long time, and last night reminded me of one of the biggest reasons why.   My mother’s entire side of the family is on Facebook, and of course I just *had* to go look at … Continue reading

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Using StumbleUpon to boost your traffic.

About a month ago, at the suggestion of another blogger,  I added a Stumble Upon sharing button to this blog.  This blogger said they got a huge upsurge in traffic just from sharing on StumbleUpon.  I didn’t believe it though. … Continue reading

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Rage faces.

Example of a single panel Rage comic using many rage faces.   You might have noticed I used a rage face in my last post.   In fact, I’ve used rage faces several times in several different posts. I love … Continue reading

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Ranters, Virgins, Lurkers & Other Social Media Personalities Infographic…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
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