Jeremy Stanley

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Twitter for iPhone: A history


A 2008–2011 retrospective of Twitter’s flagship iPhone application, with bonus commentary.

Twitter for iPhone 4.0 was released to the general public on Thursday [Dec. 8, 2011] to widely mixed reviews. Some hailed it for its simplicity and others felt betrayed by the app for not sticking to its roots.


What’s The Emoji For Poor Form?

The New York Times launched a new Men’s Style section today, which, in the words of editor Jim Windolf, is “aimed at guys who are new in town and need some…


Twitter for iPhone: A history


A 2008–2011 retrospective of Twitter’s flagship iPhone application, with bonus commentary.

Twitter for iPhone 4.0 was released to the general public on Thursday [Dec. 8, 2011] to widely mixed reviews. Some hailed it for its simplicity and others felt betrayed by the app for not sticking to its roots.


Benjamin Booker: Profound and Pulse-Pounding

It doesn’t take very long to get lured into the self-titled debut record from New Orlean’s Benjamin Booker. The blues-rock album will easily…

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Following Twitter’s rise. 

Dispatches from the music world.


Twitter and editing tweets

A report about Twitter adding editing features—in the near-term—is greeted with skepticism. 


Matthew Keys reports Twitter is planning an editing feature for tweets, citing three sources within the company.

Once a user publishes a tweet, an “edit” feature will be present for a limited amount of…

When Blocking Doesn’t Actually Block

Twitter’s blocking feature now feels more like a mute. And that raises some issues.


Twitter altered its policy to allow blocked users to follow and interact with the user that blocked them. Before, once the user was blocked, they were unable to see or follow the blocker’s tweets.


The Other Five: 2013's Remarkable Albums

Three debut records make the cut in a great year for music. 


The Lone Bellow, The Lone Bellow


Jason Isbell’s ‘Southeastern’ is 2013's Most Outstanding Album

Alabama’s Jason Isbell sings tales of redemption and stands out from a crowded field of albums.  


Concert Review: The Lone Bellow Played Boston’s Paradise Rock Club

Brooklyn’s up and coming country-folk outfit The Lone Bellow brought its jubilant and defiant songs…


Review: San Fermin’s Debut Album Shows Serious Potential 

Brooklyn-based San Fermin’s record is an exuberant debut, meant to be heard from beginning to end.


Volcano Choir’s ‘Repave’ hits anthemic extremes

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon rejoins Collections of Colonies of Bees to release a followup to ‘Unmap.’