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Twitter: A microformat in lieu of a protocol

A microformat for Twitter profiles and posts, to allow interpretation by any user agent. Continue reading

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Twitter: canonical URLs and Protocols

0000-0001-5882-6823On Twitter, I’m twitter.com/pigsonthewing, but in my preferred twitter client, Dabr, I’m dabr.co.uk/user/pigsonthewing. We might refer to the former as the “canonical” URL. There are a number of other web-based Twitter clients, too, and people using them can find my … Continue reading

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