Asked

How do you read your IG/Twitter feed when following a lot of people?

It’s funny, but I just figured that most people actually follow 200-300 people on Instagram/Twitter. Personally I’m following 0-20 all my life.

Do you read every single post? Or at least scroll through every post? Or just read whatever comes first till you get bored?

Maker of WIP amongst other things.

I used to be a Twitter 'completionist', but at some point (years ago) there were just too many tweets. So now I just check recent tweets only. I kinda like how Twitter now surfaces the most popular tweets to the top so you don't miss out on the best ones.

On Instagram I follow fewer people so it's still doable to browse all posts.

fuck facebook

No fomo. I read a little bit of my Twitter timeline whenever I go there or check my notifications/replies, or in an Uber.

Got an Instagram account that I visit maybe once every 2-4 weeks and check out 3 stories if I know the people, scroll down to see 2-5 photos and quit the app. It's turned into garbage.

Founder of MastermindJam.com

I keep a private list of my personal favorite people (fewer than 10) to follow, then in TweetDeck, I have a column that only shows me their posts. This really helps me separate the signal from the noise. I also keep TweetDeck columns for mentions, messages, and certain keywords I follow that relate to projects I’m working on.