The Return of The Gary Glitter Twitter Bot

“Hello, hello! It’s good to be back, it’s good to be back!” First off, the obligatory disclaimer: I am not a nonce and I do not condone kiddie-fiddling. Gary Glitter did have some good tunes though. Back in 2010, my

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Back in The Game (like Phil Mitchell on crack)

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Like Phil Mitchell on the crack, I’m back in the game! Well, sort of. At the very least I’ve re-done my website in an attempt to keep it fresh (a bit like when you start wearing a gimp mask to

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Spider Web Design – Facebook Page

I’ve been trying to keep myself busy recently, so I made a new portfolio site. It’s nothing flashy – it uses Twitter Bootstrap’s default 2-column layout, some Google web fonts and a bit of jQuery. That’s about it. It’s coded

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New Twitter Header Profile Layout

Twitter launched it’s new Header profile layout this week, reminiscent of Facebook’s recent Timeline style. Surprisingly, Twitter were very low-key about the announcement, considering the new look is one of the most striking changes to the site since it’s launch

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Sit on MySpace!

Who remembers MySpace? Does anyone even use it these days? I must confess that I really used to enjoy MySpace – I preferred it much more than Facebook in fact. The main reason for this, was that it allowed users

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Annoying Facebook Friends

Recently a friend of mine – Natalie – shared this link, listing “10 annoying Facebook friends everyone has”. It’s very funny and also, scarily accurate. I’m not sure which category I would fall into; either The Complainer, The Oversharer, or

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How to Get On Pinterest

The current social media buzz is all about Pinterest. It’s working on an invite only basis at the moment, but you can also send a request directly to Pinterest and go on their invites waiting list. So what is Pinterest?

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10 Best Twitter Bots

It’s coming up to a year since I made the Gary Glitter Twitter Bot – I still get abuse for it daily – but it’s managed to attract 150 followers (which is a lot more than me). Some find Bots

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15 Minutes of Fame

Being the boring sod/IT dweeb that I am, I check my site stats in Google Analytics daily. I was interested to see that I’m getting quite a few click-through hits from a Russian Live Journal site. I have no idea

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New Blog – Spider Web Design

So I’ve been having problems with my hosting company. The redirects I’ve set up only seem to work when they want to. My sub-domains hardly ever work and now I’ve found out I’m nearly out of space. This is a

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