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In February 2012, Sky News made Twitter headlines with its widely contested ban on its employees retweeting or sharing information from any Twitter users not employed by Sky News.
And now the broadcaster is stirring the Twitter pot again with a strange fake hack cover-up.
Brazilian parents just got a new gadget to add to their parenting arsenal: TweetPee, a sensor + Twitter-based alert Huggies has rolled out in Brazil.
A sensor gets attached to the baby’s diaper, and when it perceives an increase in humidity it sends a tweet out to the parent’s Twitter account to let them know the baby needs to be changed.
The Internet is powerful.
So powerful, in fact, that it has the bandwidth to track God.
Yesterday, as of this writing, God had: filled 238 coffee mugs and 21 beer mugs, helped Texas 100 times and New York 51 times, and helped 455 people with school work.
Ever see the President of a country and a nobel prize-winning economist duke it out on Twitter and think to yourself -“now THAT would make a great opera!”?
And even if you did, who has the time to do such a thing? These guys.
With Congress off for its Passover-Easter recess, U.S. Representative Ted Deutch, a Democrat who represents southwest Palm Beach County and northwest Broward, took to Twitter.
But he wasn’t wishing his constituents a happy holiday, nor tweeting about pertinent legislation like the Supreme Court’s current deliberation over the Defense of Marriage Act.
Why are the words “billionaire” and “eccentric” so commonly found in the same sentence?
Maybe because billionaires like Clive Palmer say they want to “build a boat” and mean “Titanic replica.”
What will happen to your Twitter when you die? Have you created a social media will to detail your wishes?
If you’re Twitter-obsessed, you may want to add this new service to your list. It will send tweets from your Twitter for you after you die, helping you completely traumatize those who love you. And isn’t that really what life’s all about?
Breaking news: according to Business Insider, Twitter headquarters in San Francisco goes through 280 pounds of bacon a week.
The Business Insider team got up close and personal with Twitter chef Lance Holton, better known by his Twitter handle @birdfeeder, and the revelations were pretty enlightening.
A few highlights, plus some additions of our own, below.
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