Stuff that occurs to me

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Thursday, 1 November 2012

This is what I see when I click on the profile of someone who's blocked me on Twitter

That little note appears when I click on 'Follow'. I clicked on Follow because I was surprised to be able to see Errol's tweets, having been blocked (initially I wasn't able to view the tweets and got the 'this person has protected their tweets' red herring message). I wonder if he's blocked and unblocked me and so I can't follow, but can view.

If he's blocked me then he might be rightly miffed that I can see this. I don't think Twitter's very good at the whole blocking thing.

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