Many people have been mocked for their bad old tweets, and there will be many more to come if you follow our handy guide to digging up people's dumbest tweets.
Tagged With twitter
The National Park service retweeted some other Twitter users over the weekend, who compared how lightly attended US President Trump's inauguration was compared to Barack Obama's in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to "immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until further notice," according to an internal email obtained by Gizmodo.
Bot accounts are the bane of Twitter. The automated accounts that are often characterised by the default egg icon can wreak all sorts of havoc and totally turn the tide on topics that are trending. In a new paper, researchers discovered a bot army of 350,000 accounts that all had one thing in common: a love of Star Wars novels.
One of Donald Trump's lawyers just successfully got a libel lawsuit against the US president-elect thrown out of court. And you're never going to believe how he did it. The lawyer successfully argued that Trump's potentially libellous tweets were not only opinion, but that Twitter is merely "hyperbolic".
In a characteristically desperate move, the Wikileaks Task Force tweeted out that the organisation nobly devoted to making private documents public is looking to create "an online database with all 'verified' twitter accounts & their family/job/financial/housing relationships". This feels desperate.
The US Senate is currently debating the repeal of Obamacare. And since Senators love their visual aids, it makes sense that Bernie Sanders brought one along with him to work today. But Bernie's sign marks the dawn of a new era in a lot of ways. He literally just printed out a tweet from President-elect Donald Trump.
Bill Mitchell is the host of a conservative online talk radio show and one of the few pundits to accurately predict the rise of Donald Trump. In post-election retrospect, the man Buzzfeed says "owned" the liberal media seemed to possess some sort of awful precognitive powers. Turns out he was just a lucky idiot.
Today's news about the passing of Hollywood legend Carrie Fisher left everyone in a state of shock.