I remember when the internet was young
Shoutout to the people extremely active on LiveJournal! Loved that place! My old old LJ was beloved,
Earlier this year, I received an email with "a virtual gift for your 20 anniversary on LiveJournal". I didn't realise my livejournal was still there, it felt like the past was coming back to haunt me.
I'm in the EU and we're not allowed have Threads yet. It feels like a blessing. By the time we're allowed in, the hype and excitement will have blown over and I'll never have to figure it out. Are you sure the bombardment from brands is a bug and not a feature?
Reminds me of 1997: me and my oldest friend feeling like hackers as we worked out how to format our supposedly internal- only work email addresses so we could send cryptic messages about our weekends/love life.
This made me laugh so much, so good
I did CS in college in the mid-90s. The other students had that no-going-back-now! email interface, but we cokputing elites had the luxury of Outlook for Windows 3 1.