1. If you’ve ever wondered what your saddest tweets are, sadtweets.com is at your service.
2. Your saddest tweets are those that haven’t been retweeted, favorited, or replied to.
The website shows tweets from a wide range of time like “4 months without a RT or Favorite” and not just your tweets from recent days.
3. It’s pretty simple to use: the website will ask to become an authorized app on your Twitter account and in seconds, you’ll be able to see your saddest tweets.
The creative company that created the website, PARTY NY, is able to find these tweets by using Twitter’s API. It “allows us to pull the last 1,200 tweets you tweeted,” said Tom Galle, creative technologist at PARTY NY to BuzzFeed.
4. The saddest tweets flash by on your screen and are accompanied by a sad song playing on a piano.
You can’t mute the music just like how you can’t mute your sadness.
5. PARTY NY decided to create the site to see how “internet culture affects us [and to see] how Twitter really makes us feel,” said Galle.
6. “We hope that people enjoy using it and we hope people gain some insight by looking at social media in an alternative way,” said Galle.
The project also helps out the company by allowing them to further understand users and new technologies for their creative work.
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