Since BuzzFeed wrote last week about Tweetstorms™, the open-ended, numbered rants that are taking over circles of Tech Twitter, numerous concerned citizens have written in to take credit for the trend or note that the Tweetstorm™ is hardly a new phenomenon. With that in mind, FWD did a little digging and, in the process, uncovered the Tweetstorm’s rich history as the written word’s most controversial tool.
1. Jesus Christ’s Sermon on the mount:
2. Martin Luther’s 95 Theses
A few hours later…
3. Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address:
A few tweets later…
5. Socrates’ Apology:
6. Skynet becomes self-aware
WE WERE WARNED.
- "I'm that guy that pollers missed": Trump bros are coming out of the shadows after finding their "safe space."
- A jury failed to reach a verdict Friday in the case of Michael Slager, a former South Carolina officer charged in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott.
- The US Commission on Civil Rights will visit the campsite where people have protested the Dakota Access Pipeline for months.
- A UFC fighter is asking people to crash apples with their bare hands, and it's really something 🍎💪