I always found it strange that Instagram was a mobile only service. So I did a little research and read that they were working toward making your profiles and photo libraries available online at some point.
Well that some point for me was this week: instagram.com/darylmcmullen
I absolutely love the look and feel of the pages. SO glad I decided to switch to Instagram 269 mobile images ago :)
Microblogging is quickly taking over. And not just microblogging, but those platforms like Instagram and Pinterest that are highly visual with images and associated captions/content.
I started out as a fairly regular blogger, writing 250-700 word posts with incredibly useful and life-changing content. :) These posts were typically work related on topics I felt my readers would be interested in. And I’d throw in the occasional personal post just to keep it real.
But about a year ago I made the switch from blogger to microblogger.
I was already microblogging - just decided to let go of the large, bloated blogging thing.
I moved to Tumblr so I would still have the ability to do a wide range of things - but quickly realized my values had changed as well.
I think I came to the realization that I wasn’t reading peoples personal blogs any more for technical information. I have my 10-20 favorite blogs I follow and trust (things like Engadget, Mashable, etc.) and that’s where I go for my tech fix. So why would I keep putting content out there that the professionals already have available?
And that’s where microblogging filled the gap.
I can still do a post every now and then about a topic other tech geeks would find useful. But for the most part I post about life, experiences, things I like, and things that I find wrong with the world.
Basically, today I live here: