This evening, I was reading a facebook post that consisted of several smartphone photos of a tweetstream. I was partway through when the post disappeared with a message that the content was no longer available.
This is the second time today that I’ve been caught up in the midst of a thread purge on facebook. The first was Jim Wright’s post about 9/11. He reposted it with his commentary on his blog.
I didn’t even remember the name of the twitter account that had written the tweets, but with a couple of searches on key phrases from what I remembered, I was able to turn it up, and learned that the tweets are from Elexus Jionde. And I found several tweets relating that Twitter had decontextualized the tweets, making the stream difficult to follow. In my horror of censorship, I decided to capture the tweets in a blog post. I’ll post this blog to Facebook.
I tweeted about this blog post to Elexus Jionde.
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