I wrote about The Nib a while ago. You should know, there are also some trenchant political commentary cartoonists I seek out wherever they may post. Click the cartoons for their websites.
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I feel an urgency to write this update, but I also feel it’s premature. I have not finalized my social media mix going forward from here. I was content to have all those eggs in one G+ basket, and it’s feeling like a betrayal to have that yanked away now. But the scattering of G+ denizens that is coming seems impossible to comprehend. It’s overwhelming.
Still, one things is for sure: I am not going back to Facebook.
So I was wanting to provide this update, and not wanting to at the same time. I worried that within a week, I would add or subtract something important and then have to do it all over again.
If I add a subreddit or three… or decide P
In June of 2011, I saw this xkcd cartoon
I joined Google+ right around then. Even as I deleted my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, and pretty thoroughly ignored all other social media, I always kept my G+ postings fresh. It’s where I posted
Now Google has announced – and then accelerated – plans to shut down Google+. So it’s time to move on. I have chosen a Diaspora pod called
Here is the #signalflare I will be posting today on Google+
You can join me on
plusporaby clicking here: https://pluspora.com/i/34003cb21561
Here is my pluspora profile, if you’re curious: https://pluspora.com/people/e6590f00adcc013646c5005056268def
This blog will continue to post links to new entries on Google+ as long as it allows, but will also be posting new entries on pluspora.
When you move you know there are things to do. Change your address, cancel and start cable in the old and new spots, get all the internet working, and so on.
Who remembers that you’re going to have to find a new Chinese restaurant that delivers good food? Or a source of decent pizza?
The same grocery chain has a branch near our new place… but the layout is
all wrong different. And the things they stock are subtly different too. They all have Jif but this one has our variety. Our old one did not have Bonne Maman jams but this one does. Yay! Hey, we take the wins we get.
Google+ is ending. I have looked at Pluspora so far but MeWe and Minds are also getting some buzz. I want to go where the most of the people I have bonded with here are going to be. Tell me.
I now have these killer hiccups. Like – since Friday. Like – to where it’s hard to function at times when they kick up. Any ideas for a cure? I have tried everything I could google except prescription drugs and bungee jumping.
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