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
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Crowds March in 160 Countries to Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.