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...
4. Paul Revere
5. Socrates' Apology:
6. Skynet becomes self-aware
WE WERE WARNED.
Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.
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