With Apple’s signature developer event WWDC 2019 just around the corner, it’s a good time to think about your Apple-related Twitter feeds from an IT and security-related perspective. Are you keeping up with all the news that Apple want you to know about and (maybe!) some they don’t, like bugs, vulnerabilities and exploits?
In this post, we offer a curated list of all the best macOS and iOS related Twitter accounts to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
Well, hopefully you won’t…but if you wanted to post something longer than the 142 character limit without manually having to break it all up, this script will do it for you.
All you do is set the ‘tweetRant’ variable to whatever missive of massive importance you want to convey, and run the script. It’ll break your text into tweet-sized strings, add ellipses to them where appropriate and post them in 10-second intervals.
Of course, using this for spamming would likely not win you many friends…and besides, it’s not the only way to abuse Twitter’s 142 rule.:p
A more responsible use would be to adapt this script to create your own kind of Buffer service. You’d need to add scheduling via Calendar or a launch agent to do that, a subject we’ll tackle in an upcoming post.