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.
- Churches across the US are prepping an underground railroad system for immigrants who fear deportation under Trump.
- Tom Perez has been named chair of the Democratic National Committee. He was Obama's Labor Secretary.
- At a rally in NYC, trans New Yorkers asked for support from the broader LGBT community — something they haven't always gotten.
- Barack Obama took Malia to see a Broadway show and everyone is talking about how refreshed he's looking 😎