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Failing to close the Atlantic humor gap

The epic struggle of the eight people who think Twitter is more than a glorified away message, trying to convince the rest of the plump world of their 140-character dominance.

The epic struggle of the eight people who think Twitter is more than a glorified away message, trying to convince the rest of the plump world of their 140-character dominance.

The Guardian has pretty much sucked the April Fool’s wind out of my sails, beating any ideas that I had for a post celebrating the most fiendish holiday of them all.

My cranky attitude toward Twitter is well-known, and The Guardian pleased me to no end with its announcement of a switch to a Twitter-exclusive publishing model.

Just look at how effective The Guardian was in reporting past events in Twitter!

1927
OMG first successful transatlantic air flight wow, pretty cool! Boring day
otherwise *sigh*

1940
W Churchill giving speech NOW – “we shall fight on the beaches … we shall never surrender” check YouTube later for the rest

1961
Listening 2 new band “The Beatles”

1989
Berlin Wall falls! Majority view of Twitterers = it’s a historic moment! What do you think??? Have your say

1997
RT@mohammedalfayed: FYI NeilHamilton, Harrods boss offering £££ 4 questions in House of Commons! Check it out

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