@zachleat’s avatar@zachleat’s Twitter Archive—№ 27,576

  1. trying to own my twitter content and host my tweets on my personal web site and I accidentally built a very fast HTML-first twitter client—oops (alt: an example of how a thread renders)
    oh my god twitter doesn’t include alt text from images in their API
    1. …in reply to @zachleat
      the biggest pain point I’ve uncovered so far is that Twitter export data doesn’t include the original alt text for media 😱
      1. …in reply to @zachleat
        shout out to the Twitter API’s almost-secret tweet_mode parameter, missing from most of the documentation but necessary to get 280 character tweet text 🤨
        1. …in reply to @zachleat
          it’s fun when you own your data I swear in 0.9% of my tweets although I maintain that all usage of ho was christmas related
          oh my god twitter doesn’t include alt text from images in their API