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.
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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