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What has happened Twitter!?


Twitter, for all its flaws, was my social media platform of choice. Over the years I’ve used it to get up to the minute news about local services, won freelance work, and met people who I count as firm friends; all solely through Twitter.

But late last year Elon Musk, the owner of electric car company Tesla, bought the platform and I decided to take a break. Since then he has made some often deeply concerning moves:

The list goes on

Incredibly, despite all of that there was the tiniest bit of nostalgia for Twitter that was keeping me from emotionally detaching completely, but last it rebranded itself ‘X’ and that’s me done.

You can find me over on Mastodon if that’s your jam: I’m and would love to hear from you!

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Here are a couple more posts for you to enjoy. If that’s not enough, have a look at the full list.

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    In most companies, accessibility conversations centre around WCAG compliance, but that’s just the start. Thinking beyond that is where you want to be!

  2. Screen reader users and the tab key

    People who use a screen reader on a laptop/desktop generally use the keyboard, but that doesn’t mean they use it like a keyboard-only user.