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A collection of tweets generously prepared and shared by Julia Evans for her Twitter memes challenge. While looking through them, I was struck by just how vacuous they are, yet in the context of Twitter's pages and apps, they seem to form the illusion of something more. Okay, not a lot more, but enough to keep us tap-tap tapping.

So, here is a random selection in all their inane glory. They have been partially sanitised, but there are still some words and ideas that could offend, so it's probably safer to say:

Warning - may contain strong language!

An unrelated collection of tweets - around 500 million of these are sent each day.

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Tiesha Peguero
I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings god gave me.
Rina Dumoulin
I am not PERFECT neither are you....
Ayanna Hasencamp
Live life, Laugh Loud, Love forever.
Yajaira Topete
I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life. -Lucy Hay
Marshall Gedo
I’m nobody’s second option. Better you either CHOOSE me, or you lose me.
Cherry Jarver
Keep day life will get tired of upsetting you.
Georgene Grandon
I’m a girl..Don’t touch my hair, face, phone, or boyfriend.
Shirely Mathson
I am unique. I am special. I am me.
Thanh Kapahu
Life is better when you’re smiling.
Christel Opperman
The biggest challenge in life is being yourself..In a world trying to make you like everyone else.
Laurine Clenney
I’ve learned so much from my mistakes, I think I’ll make some more!
Romana Kenney
Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll be spending the rest of your life with.
Jalisa Mcphatter
I speak less because I know there are very few who likes to listen.
Thomasina Mckee
You have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others.
Maryanne Blatti
There is great beauty in being yourself.
Donya Ladnier
My life my rules love me or reject me, I don’t care.
Ok Coache
Don’t look for miracles. YOU yourself are the miracle. -Henry Miller
Chanelle Bazylewicz
Pay attention to your inner voice. Don’t override that voice – it’s who you really are.
Mona Ronhaar
Running away from your problems is a race you’ll never win.
Daniel Centrich
Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are.

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Some links and thoughts to fill this otherwise empty space. the dark ages, long before the TwitBooks. indieweb: a sort of D-Flip-Flop of HN. ledgerofharms: bunch of killjoys telling us how bad the web is. betterinternet: the cheery ages. kids@google: to be fair, Rumpelstiltskin & the Pied Piper were probably worse. Fear Of Missing Out: one reason to be hooked.

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