The Great Twitter Cull

“I ain’t no follow back guuuuurl, I ain’t no follow back” – Gwen Stefani I hate #TeamFollowback. Hate. With all of my soul. It is, to me, the absolute dumbest thing I’ve ever encountered on social media except for MAYBE automated direct messages. I remember when I...

Sorry, Not Sorry: The Matt Whitman Story

Let’s talk politics. Over the last few days, there has been a story circulating in Halifax about a certain politician and his social media habits. Here’s the basic story. An RCMP officer ticketed a citizen for using their ATV to plow a driveway. Their ATV was, at some...

I Am a People of Halifax: My Week as Curator

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being the curator of the @peopleofhalifax Twitter account. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it’s a really interesting initiative that’s been used by other platforms and in other cities that allows individual users to curate...