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Publish untappd check-ins to micro.blog

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Carl Rustung wrote his original post, Zapping Instagram pics to micro.blog on Wed. January 30th, 2019. I wanted my Untappd check-ins automatically posted to my micro.blog. With some trial and error, I was able to tweak his Zap to do it for me. Here’s how: Set up a new access token for Zapier in your micro.blog account settings. Make a new Zap. Choose Untappd for your Trigger App and trigger the zap on “New Check-In”. Connect your Untappd account. Select…

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Open Web

The Micro.blog experience and a few thoughts on the open web (Beardy Guy Musings) I write this and mull it over from the perspective of a creator and as a longer-term user of the “old web”. I have, at least, a basic grasp of the ideal (and importance of) the open web, ownership and access. I write it as someone frustrated with the nastiness of the business practices of the corporate entities that own the big social media as well…

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Indie Microblogging

Indie Microblogging (book.micro.blog) How the web used to be, and how it should be again. @manton's book on Indie Microblogging will be released on the web on January 2nd, 2020. If you missed the Kickstarter campaign, you can pre-order the book. Looking forward to reading the IndieWeb section.…

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Community Norms?

On blogging and intentional sharing by Smokey (A journal at al-Qâhira fî Amrîkâ) As I wrote in my reply on Micro.blog, the first, and most important, aspect of intentional sharing is simply to think about whether the “content” is appropriate for the community. I agree with much of what Smokey wrote but the post and the thread on the micro.blog smacked of one group of people - insiders - deciding for a much larger community. And what do you say…

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