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rygood
    Had to unfollow @verge this week. They completely polluted my stream with CES posts. I don’t blame them though. Just doing their job.
    aj
      @rygood @klug I’m glad the @verge account is actually being put to use. What do you guys expect the feed to do?
      rygood
        @aj @klug I am glad as well. Like I said, they are just doing their job and bringing the news to their followers. It was just too much for me during CES.
        klug
          @aj I agree with @rygood, I'm glad they are active but it was too much. It reminded me of looking at a Twitter news stream. I want them to tell more of why I should care about the news and just not having it as an RSS feed.
          aj
            @klug Your answer seems a bit different from @rygood ‘s, which I completely understand. The method of more info would clutter up the timeline for me and I’d had to sort through stories instead of headlines. Waste of time, IMO.
            rygood
              @klug @aj exactly. I use Alpha mainly for conversations and less as a news feed. That said, I do enjoy @jdalrymple's feed and he currently posts his new posts there. @verge was just too much at once. But it's not their fault like I said.
              aj
                @rygood Do you expect @verge feed to be involved in conversations? I see the account as more of a platform to start conversations on. Posting articles will help spur conversation amongst ADNers. @klug
                klug
                  @rygood @aj I changed part of my post halfway though, not used to the 256 characters. I don't know if it uses it for conversations, for me it was too much info at once. I use Twitter for more streaming news.
                  rygood
                    @aj @verge @klug bingo. You nailed it. That's exactly how I like to use Alpha; to create conversations from those news posts. I don't expect @verge to participate in the subsequent conversation.
                    aj
                      @klug Flooding your timeline is fair. But expecting the account to do more than post headlines is tough. I agree with @rygood , I use it as an RSS but also as a platform to spur conversation. I can’t move from Twitter to Alpha if no news outlets post here.
                      klug
                        @aj @rygood Interesting, it's not my intention right now to ever get rid of Twitter (it's vital for my job). So I've had a different desire for ADN. It was fun to follow @verge to see some highlighted headlines.
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                        aj
                          @klug That makes sense. I’m trying to wean myself off of Twitter so I see where we have a different opinion. Very cool // @rygood @verge
                          klug
                            @aj I would like to hear how it goes. It's always interesting to see how people use different social networks. ADN is the most social I have used so far. @rygood