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In this amazing find from Mashable, Cracked.com envisions each of the Internet’s major brands – Google, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WebMD, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Pinterest, etc. – as personalities at a frat party.
The setting is actually technically a workplace, with the ever-friendly Facebook ushering around a new employee to meet the cast of characters, but the vibe (as you can imagine the Internet would be in physical form) is 100% frat party-esque.
It is. Hysterical. Twitter’s moment of fame is at 1:00, with – yes, you guessed it – a verbal “hashtag” statement.
Just in time for bowl season, Twitter has teamed up with ESPN and Ford to provide embedded replays from football games in posts sent via Twitter.
It really takes the concept of “instant replay” to a whole new level.
Unless you’ve been living in a bird-free zone, you know that Twitter recently overhauled their home page. The new page allows people to see shared videos, links and photos directly within the stream of Twitter by clicking the ‘open’ button. Photos are expanded, videos are displayed and even links to text articles are expanded into small snippets of the original source. I worry that this is going to take its toll and put pressure on services like Tumblr.
Read more at Social Times