Luke Jones.


I design beautiful, usable websites in the heart of Bristol, and sometimes at home in Cheltenham. This website is a stream of my thoughts and opinions, all of which are my own.

When I’m not running, cycling, or playing video games, I take photos and stick them on VSCO.

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The reset button

Published on 22 July 2014

I rely on social media too much. I’m that guy who closes the Twitter tab in Chrome because I’m bored of looking at Twitter, then opens up a Twitter tab to see what’s going on in the world. I’m guilty of over-sharing, adding hashtags to my Instagram for likes, and just talking at people.

So I’ve hit the metaphorical reset button on my Twitter account. It’s a fresh start. All those following-me-because-they-don’t-want-to-hurt-my-feelings people can be free and my Twitter account can just be about having conversations with people now.

Going from 2300 to 0 followers was terrifying, but I’d rather have 50 followers I speak to frequently than 2300 strangers I just talk at.

I recently realised that it just doesn’t matter. Twitter is made up. It’s nothing. Your follower count is just an arbitrary number. What matters is the social part.

I don’t want to talk at people, I want to talk with them. I want to engage in real, meaningful conversations instead of just posting a link to a picture of some flan I just ate.

Heck, I’m speaking to people more already. Admittedly the majority of these people are asking me what the fuck is going on, but that’s fine. It’s a new beginning.

If you want to talk, follow me on twitter.

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