Please stop recommending matrix/riot/vector/element/whatever-they-call-themselves

It's the most user-hostile piece of software I've used in years. If you want people on FOSS I suggest the Conversations app unless given a more compelling reason.

Tweet piracy is a crime. DO NOT ACCEPT IT. Demand a _genuine_ tweet from your Twitter timeline! Poor quality illegal tweets reduce your viewing pleasure and jeopardize future tweet production.

When in doubt, telephone the Federation Against Post Theft (FAPT) at 0181 856 6646.

You would think with all of their startup capital, the developers of Discord would properly implement /me instead of just making it a macro for italic text.

When did we collectively decide to start spelling "ask me for my consent" as "my network connection is metered" in computer settings UIs?

wait there's a super bowl? i thought we were in the middle of a pandemic

google chrome was using 4gb of ram

closed 50 tabs

google chrome is now using 6gb of ram

Twitch being so much more aggressive about ads is great given that their Apple TV app can’t play their ads reliably at all, making watching streams an absolute chore

i don't understand anything about stocks or gamestop all i need to know is rich people are hurting

clearance adhd moods we have overstock:

-vague unspecified guilt about procrastinating that ur afraid to investigate in case it turns out there really is something ur procrastinating
-i have no idea where my social security card is :)
-body: eat food. me: i can't eat actually im too busy not doing anything
-Unbelievable Rage and Fury that comes on so fast and strong you get whiplash
-pretending you haven't not done the dishes in literally 8+ months

pun 

if an admin hands your data over to the pigs, does that make them an administraitor

kind reminder the national guard was out on the streets pointing assault rifles at unarmed people not even a few months ago to quell George Floyd protests

an alarming number of heterosexual couples out there who appear to have interpreted “wear a mask” as “women should wear a mask, as only they can transmit COVID-19,” which, are you folks alright? that’s not how it works at all

warning about potential inadvertent info disclosure, paypal 

hm.

i commissioned a thing and paypal seemed to bring it upon itself to dox the artist right on the invoice by proudly providing their address and phone number, without the artist's knowledge until i informed them.

so, uh... if you're an artist and you send invoices through paypal (or if you do anything through invoices on paypal that wouldn't involve your address and phone number), you might want to double-check and make sure it's not doing that

psa, discord 

do not upload ANY sensetive media to discord

a new exploit has been discovered where uploading a specific video makes discord's internal video reencoder choke and include parts of its own uninitialized memory (including other images and videos) as the thumbnail
if you have to, use third-party upload tools or send it via other messaging services

Each year projected to have timestamp bugs. All of this could be avoided if we destroy computers NOW. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_for

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