If you want to be mean to someone anonymously, there are lots of ways to do this online, but few provide assurances that your target will actually see what you’ve said about them. So you risk wasting that nasty little witticism . . . unless the person is on Twitter, that is.

One can be fairly certain an @mention will be seen on Twitter – and appropriately sting (just like a passive-agressive blog comment)!

And yes, even when you’re tweeting to celebrities, they see them. Well, THESE celebrities do, at least.

Jimmy Kimmel (like all good comedians) likes to mix it up and get people going. And he’s a pro at using social media to involve his audience. Check out his Halloween YouTube candy challenge for parents if you don’t believe me.

This recurring series of his in in its fourth installment now – and yes, we told you about this before, but wanted to make sure you didn’t miss it. We’re guessing that this actually encourages folks to tweet mean things to celebrities in the hopes they’ll have their tweet read on the show. What do you think?

Here you go: Celebrities reading hilariously horrible tweets that Twitter trolls (and other unnecessarily mean people) sent them on Twitter:


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