Tag Archives: Twitter

Ephemeral Social Networking

Fleets from twitter will be the most recent addition to a concept that first started with SnapChat. I must confess – I never quite understood the whole idea. But of course, I also don’t understand ever deleting / destroying / throwing away anything.

Of course things live out their “need” or “relevance”, i.e., the lives and then they go away naturally. That to me makes sense.

– manzoor


Testing a Quick Connection to Facebook, Twitter

I need to be able to test a connection to Twitter from various systems to troubleshoot an connect issue from a particular instance. A very simple CURL command would be perfect, but if I try to get anything more than just a page (of a user I already know), it seems I need to authenticate. To make things more complicated, basic authentication has been discontinued since the introduction of OAUTH.

– manzoor