Twitter just got a little
and, perhaps, a lot
(Not that obnoxiousness
is anything new
to the micro-blogging platform.)
The timing was fortunate.
The tweeters in my timeline were too busy
cracking pope jokes
to set to work immediately
abusing the new feature.
But rest assured:
It will be abused.
I've already done my small part
to precipitate the backlash.
Remember when Twitter was simple?
Increasingly, it is
TODAY IN SLATE
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Can it be again?
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Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
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The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.