Winamp Skins Twitter bot

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captbaritone

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Winamp Skins Twitter bot
« on: January 24, 2018, 03:54:11 AM »
I made a Twitter bot which tweets a screenshot of a Winamp skin, along with a link to the skin (and a link to try the skin on Winamp2-js) a few times a day.

You can see it here: https://twitter.com/winampskins

Feedback welcome!

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Re: Winamp Skins Twitter bot
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2018, 11:43:30 PM »
Am so glad it doesn't seem to be just picking random skins & posting them as I don't think I've seen any obvious skin generator created skins :) (which is a good thing as so many of them sucked)

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Re: Winamp Skins Twitter bot
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 03:17:22 PM »
Originally I thought I could get away with just posting random ones, but as you point out, there are too many bad/boring ones.

So, I do a manual review process where I only approve “interesting” skins.

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Re: Winamp Skins Twitter bot
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2018, 08:13:22 PM »
Maybe the solution would be for an altnerative bot that instead posts all of the bad / crappy skins & see which one does better on user interaction, etc :)

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Re: Winamp Skins Twitter bot
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 02:44:47 AM »
Don't get me wrong, "bad" and "crappy" skins are welcome, as long as they are interesting. Only "boring" skins don't make the cut.