Twitter love story ends in marriage

Today is not such a serious day, and so I bring you a small little twitter story of love and romance. Back in 2012 twitter book lover Victoria O’Brien became quite enchanted by whoever was behind the smart funny and humorous tweets emerging from the Oxford St Waterstones bookstore’s twitter account, and so she tweeted this … … Read moreTwitter love story ends in marriage

Why am I seeing (((brackets))) around names in twitter?

If you surf twitter then you might have noticed something odd is going on. Some users have taken to putting (((brackets))) around their twitter name, and so you might be wondering what that is all about. Perhaps you dismissed it as a bit of vanity and that people were simply trying to make their name stand out within … Read moreWhy am I seeing (((brackets))) around names in twitter?

Saudi Arabia determined to hold “Top Human Rights Abuser” position

The House of Saudi has faced some recent stiff competition, but is quite determined to maintain its position as the top Human Rights abuser on the planet, and so it has picked on a random Saudi twitter user who dared to express doubt about Allah and sentenced him to 10 years in jail, and also … Read moreSaudi Arabia determined to hold “Top Human Rights Abuser” position

The Anti-Evolution headteacher

The Guardian has an article all about Christina Wilkinson, a headteacher of St Andrew’s Church of England school in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, and it principally concerns her response to a tweet by teacher Tom Sherrington about an evolution assembly. She tweeted a reply on the 26th January that … Evolution is not a fact, That’s why it’s called … Read moreThe Anti-Evolution headteacher

Claim: Twitter at War with Conservatives – #JeSuisMilo

Meanwhile over at Breitbart, a very right-wing conservative outlet, we have the rather strange claim that Twitter has an “open war against Conservatives” (yes, those are their words, that is the title). They write some quite weird stuff… Just as the value of its stock has dipped to an all-time low, it has picked a fight with conservative … Read moreClaim: Twitter at War with Conservatives – #JeSuisMilo