Library of Congress says you tweet too many emojis

The Library of Congress says it will shift to a "selective" model of archiving public tweets on January 1, noting that the volume of activity on Twitter is huge, they will have archived the entire first twelve years of public content for future research, and -- perhaps most tellingly -- "The Library only receives text. It does not receive images, videos or linked content. Tweets now are often more visual than textual, limiting the value of text-only collecting."

Meantime, though, there are forces out there trying to use social media against us, and those include the Russian government. If you haven't done it yet, check out whether you've been following propaganda sites.

As a long-time user of Twitter (and other social media), I have thoughts...

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