An army of 350,000 Star Wars themed bots were found on Twitter reports the New Scientist. Researchers at University College London studying a sample of Twitter users found strangely uniform clusters in Europe, North Africa and North America, many in desert and ocean areas.
Which lead to the above amazing Twitter moment. It is worth a read.
[Edited]Lets translate this! I’ll do the easy bit;
So there’s been a lot of speculation about why Joss decided to delete his Twitter account — most of that speculation is about the hate he received for Avengers: Age of Ultron’s Black Widow portrayal. But Joss told Buzzfeed that all that speculation? Horseshit.
If, like me, you are appalled by the idiocy of the "Food Babe" (or the "Organic Ann Coulter", as I like to call her); and if, like me, you enjoy a good laugh—then have I got a Twitter for you.
A twitter account that's updating the contexts of medieval, classical, and just older art for today's hyper-social, hyper-mediated, hyper-linked world.
Harassment and abuse have been constant problems for people who use Twitter, but the company itself has remained largely silent on the matter. A new leaked internal memo indicates that may be about to change, and Twitter might finally do something to combat trolls.
I'm easily amused.
Twitter is on the verge of implementing an algorithm that chooses things for you to see as opposed to just letting you have the raw streams you have selected. Algorithms are amazing things but they have yet to supplant the human judgement and human curation that can make Twitter such a good experience. Hopefully there…
Have you heard of Schrabbing? Maybe you've heard of Rob Schrab, co-conspirator with Dan Harmon on Community (Schrab played the voice of Cobra Commander in the "G.I. Jeff" episode) and well before that on the Wisconsin-area improv comedy scene. He's also directed of episodes of The Sarah Silverman Program, Parks and…
We dropped WinnieTheWoot off at college yesterday and it's her first time away from home. Anybody who wants to pile on some love can tweet words of encouragement to her @DiscoStig.
Downstream, Panther shared a story from Jezebel on how Twitter was very instrumental in turning the nation's eyes away from the death of a beloved celebrity figure and onto the incredible events that were transpiring in Ferguson, Missouri. Here is an awesome visualization of how the hashtag, #Ferguson, blew up on the…
What font does twitter use?
On Twitter, someone summoned Joss and wished for more Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And lo, he did appear and grant their wish:
I'm doing inventory and I have a Kinja Old and a Gawker Media Group. Can I delete those without breaking anything? Just leave the most recent Kinja one?
Twitter just announced support for animated GIFs on Twitter.com, as well as its iPhone and Android apps. *Cue your favorite celebration GIFS.*
So that's where he was all this time.
I have been watching Person of Interest, catching up on a show I had originally dismissed but now have grown to like. When I first saw the episode where Carrie Preston appears as Grace, Finch's ex who doesn't know he's still alive, I was struck by how much she resembles Felicia Day.