Like most media workers, Matthew Lazin-Ryder, a Vancouver-based
producer with CBC Radio, spends a fair amount of time on Twitter.
When he tweets, his messages are seen by some percentage of his
3,470 followers. They retweet, favorite, write pithy replies. And
then, a week later, his tweets disappear.
Lazin-Ryder is one of a number of Twitter users who are using
homegrown methods to make their tweets self-destruct. He says that
having his tweets disappear automatically makes Twitter feel more
conversational and casual, and less like a professional