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We Made This is pretty much an old-school affair, focusing on printed stuff rather than digital stuff. But we dip our toe into the pixelworld now and again; so we figured it might be time to let you know that you can find us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Facebook page slurps up all the content from this blog, so it's really just a different place to keep an eye on what we're doing. But if you'd like to become a fan, we'd be deeply honoured. (There's also a gallery of some of our work on there for your browsing pleasure.)

The Twitter page features Alistair's varied musings (we make no guarantee of their wisdom or even coherence), as well as showing when we've posted new content on here. (We've got a feeling that there's a way of setting it up on some sort of infinite loop, with the blog feeding the twitter feed feeding the blog feed, ad infinitum. So far we've avoided it, but it's only a matter of time.)

Do come and say howdy.

We Made This Facebook page

@alistairhall Twitter page

posted: 20 January 2010
categories: Web
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