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25 People Who Are Really Confused As To Why Grant Shapps Follows Them On Twitter
It says that it's been happening since 2010. But he followed me in late 2009. Does that mean I'm a hipster now, as I got followed by Grant Shapps before that was mainstream…
amusing  buzzfeed  twitter  social-media 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
IAC's PR Chief Apparently Tweeted a Bizarrely Tasteless Joke About AIDS and Africa | Adweek
She's apparently 'unreachable on an international flight'. Going to have an interesting landing then. Company owns Match.com, OkCupid, Vimeo, Ask.com, Dictionary.com, & more.
wtf  racism  Africa  AIDS  twitter  unconfirmed-report 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
How a @totalprat duped the UK's media on Twitter
By pretending to live near the women who'd been held for 30 years. 'He said it had been "truly the funniest afternoon I have had in about three days"'
oops  media  fail  epic-fail  journalism  twitter  don't-believe-everything-you-hear-on-the-internet 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
A visualisation of how often homophobic words are in a derrogatory fashion on twitter. This is a real problem, it hurts people.
homophobia  twitter  posttofacebook  people-saying-stupid-things  social-media  people-suck  bigotry  visualisation  Internet  statistics  LGBT 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Burger King's Twitter Account Hacked (And Switched To McDonald's)
'“Just got sold to McDonalds because the whopper flopped =[“ Someone's having a bad day over at BK HQ. Still going after nearly an hour.'
twitter  fail  hacking  amusing  social-media  food  fast-food  internet 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The rise and fall of Grant Shapps' Twitter followers | Politics | The Guardian
'It appears that Shapps, at regular intervals, increases the number of people he follows by as many as 5,000 and if they do not follow him back, he unfollows them.'
Westminster  Conservatives  dodgy  politics  social-media  twitter  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Louise Mensch launches rival to Twitter | Media | guardian.co.uk
Better description: Louise Mensch launches a semi-eponymous discussion forum website, decides to call it a rival to twitter for some unknown reason.
posttofacebook  internet  technology  politics  social-media  twitter 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Twitter effect: How the hashtag has shaped political debate
'Some now argue the hashtag has come of age politically. It matters - whether you're on Twitter or not.'
media  journalism  culture  posttofacebook  social-media  twitter  technology  interesting 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Civil servant in charge of Lobbying reform steps down after tweeting death wish for group campaigning for said reforms
'Walsh Atkins will be asked to explain the tweet she posted on December 22, saying: “I wish Unlock Democracy [the campaign group] would die. I am prepared to help it along.”'
ooh…nasty  twitter  internet  culture  lobbying  posttofacebook  Unlock-Democracy  politics  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Loch Ness is giant 'spirit level'
Does that mean if we bash it on the ground a few times it'll work better?
water  science  UK  Scotland  twitter  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Apple Blesses Twitter, Makes It the Social Network on iOS Devices
Apple has built Twitter into iOS 5, essentially making it the default social graph and social network on Apple’s iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. When iOS 5 is released this autumn, device users will able to sign in to their Twitter accounts once and then tweet with a single tap from Apple’s applications — Camera, Photos, Safari, Contacts, YouTube and Maps — and third-party applications that support the single sign-on capability.
apple  twitter  mobile  commercial  geeky  interesting  internet  useful  technology 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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