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My $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks to PayPal and GoDaddy.

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username” via┬áNaoki Hiroshima on Medium

I try to be as security-conscious as possible when it comes to my identity, information security, and passwords. Reading about this type of scenario playing out in real life scares the hell out of me. Unfortunate as it was for Naoki to go through this, there are some good lessons to learn in his story and hopefully they can help others from getting hit by similar attacks.

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To put it bluntly: Their work in building audiences from nothing might be unparalleled in media today.

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics” via The Atlantic

I came across this story over the weekend and was fascinated by the backstory of a feed that I love to read. It’s incredible the scale that these guys were able to build using nothing but content curation on Twitter. They appear to be playing it fast and loose with their use of images, but their ability to drive genuine engagement and go viral is impressive.