Woven Together Differently

Adventures in social media enlightenment


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This much we know: people don’t like change

Small change. Image by Adam Bartlett. Used under a Creative Commons 2.0 license.

Small change. Image by Adam Bartlett. Used under a Creative Commons 2.0 license.

Twitter recently launched a new design. I must have been part of a group to receive the new design early, because I was already perfectly comfortable with the new look when everyone else started angrily tweeting about it. In fact, my boyfriend was on Twitter as it happened and let out a cry of dismay. From my vantage point I tried to offer comfort:

That’s not to say that I too wasn’t initially dismayed. But once I recognised this gut reaction in myself, I took a minute to step back and look at the new design objectively. Once I did that, I realised it actually wasn’t that bad. Okay, I thought, I can live with this. Continue reading

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