Browser Histories

In addition to working on the Chrome Tab Visualization (github) I’ve also begun to experiment with using Twitter as a browsing history. To comment on the decreasing amount of private information about our online activities, I wanted to completely broadcast what I do when I’m on the Internet.  Initially, I wanted to find all of the Twitter share buttons on every page that I visit and programmatically click those and share whatever media was displayed on that page that included a “Tweet” button, just because I thought those buttons were amusing and it would be entertaining to see the results. However, lots of sites have their own way of displaying these buttons which makes it infeasible to find all of these. I changed my goal and just decided to Tweet the title and URL of every website visit that I make. So I developed another Chrome Extension that does just that.  The results can be seen here @CollinBrowses and in the screenshots.

 

Collin

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