Thinking Dustin might have too much time on his hands. But equally thinking I’d probably be doing the same thing if I had thought of it!
With the addition of automatic hashtags, we can essentially create our own "rooms" so-to-speak… #features
What about images? Can you use Markdown to add images into your posts? Well…
Do you see an image above? #features
And… verification badges are active. Cool! #features
@dustinwstout well isn’t that neat…
Dustin, you need a hobby. One that isn’t related to digital things. 😂
More than anything this is a proof of concept. I really just wanted to see if I could do it.
Now that I have, I’m seeing some fun possibilities. It would be super easy to gamify this. Maybe add some "verification badges" to top contributors?
Oh, and one of my favorite parts is I’ve included Markdown support. So all my fellow Markdown geeks can rejoice and have formatting in a plain text editor. #features
I guess I should have a Markdown Reference at some point…
Sign-up is super fast and easy. Don’t even give your real name if you don’t want to. Add a link that will be added to your name for people to click on if they like what you have to say.
oh, c’mon boys lighten up. give it a chance and see. humanity isn’t as completely depraved as you think. of course you guys seem like pro reddit/4chan lurkers, so maybe that explains your outlook.
I agree with tin man. this is cool. just like he’s a cheap knockoff of me with slightly more polish, this is a cheap knockoff of Twitter with slightly less polish.
this is really cool. a bit 2005, but way to go neo. you know… people are going to abuse the heck out of this, right?
This started as a curiosity. Could I recreate Twitter in a simple format using only a WordPress blog with a select few plugins?
Apparently, the answer was, yes.