Twitter is restoring the old blocking scheme. Good news. As a side note, this would be a good opportunity for Twitter to look at a mute feature, which roughly would be the new blocking behavior, just implemented alongside the block feature that forces an unfollow. Third-party apps have been doing this for a long time; […]
WordPress 3.8 is out. WordPress’s new development methodology — developing major new features as plugins — has several huge wins in the admin area in this release (including the new design). It’s a great release and is worth the time to upgrade.
Update: Twitter is reverting to the old block functionality. I’m not a huge fan of Twitter’s new blocking scheme. These two posts do a great job of explaining why: hypatia dot ca: Blocking, even on a public account, is surprisingly effective at dealing with low-grade harassment. Most harassers just aren’t that invested in the person […]