Updates from amateur comedians, professional C-listers, and the rest of the obnoxious self-publishers in the Twitterverse (who often use the word Twitterverse). We’re talking to you, mom
A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet threatening to blow up an airport has won a challenge against his conviction.
Paul Chambers, 28, from Doncaster, who now lives in Northern Ireland, was found guilty in May 2010 of sending a “menacing electronic communication”.
A dress shop committed an act of unfathomable stupidity today when it tweeted that references to “Aurora,” site of the horrific theatre massacre in Colorado, were “clearly about our Kim K inspired #Aurora dress.”
The insensitive tweet, which wasn’t the only one of the day, has trigged a rightful cascade of contempt that could stain the company. At the same time, the fallout from the tweet shows how social media is changing the nature of crisis communications.
If Our Grandfathers Had Talked About Social Media…