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    Newspaper Invites Anyone To Submit To Their Liveblog, Carnage Predictably Ensues

    Things just got interesting in Bridlington, thanks to the people contributing tweets to the #Bridnews hashtag.

    If you visited the Bridlington Free Press website today you may have seen some extra-interesting news. People have realised that ANY tweet with the #bridnews hashtag will appear in its liveblog.

    And we mean anything.

    The paper, owned by Johnston Press, uses liveblogging tech from CoveritLive, which simply pulls in all tweets with that hashtag. WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

    The #Bridnews hashtag continued on and on, all being broadcast to Free Press readers. There was important public service information.

    #bridnews THE MAYOR IS DOING KARATE ON THE SAND AT 18:00 FIGHT HIM AND BECOME MAYOR YOURSELF IF YOU WIN

    Rory@RoryMaybe

    #bridnews THE MAYOR IS DOING KARATE ON THE SAND AT 18:00 FIGHT HIM AND BECOME MAYOR YOURSELF IF YOU WIN

    12:46 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Council to abolish lampposts and road signs in bid to keep town safe for text-and-walkers #bridnews

    JAMWAH@JAM_WAH

    Council to abolish lampposts and road signs in bid to keep town safe for text-and-walkers #bridnews

    3:04 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Warnings about wildlife on the loose.

    #bridnews Man made of kestrels spotted zigzagging down Fortyfoot. Public are advised to stay away from mice.

    JAMWAH@JAM_WAH

    #bridnews Man made of kestrels spotted zigzagging down Fortyfoot. Public are advised to stay away from mice.

    1:06 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    #bridnews GIANT SCARAB SPOTTED OFF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD. APPEARS TO BE A MOTHERSHIP FOR SMALLER SCARABS.

    JAMWAH@JAM_WAH

    #bridnews GIANT SCARAB SPOTTED OFF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD. APPEARS TO BE A MOTHERSHIP FOR SMALLER SCARABS.

    3:06 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Scientific observations.

    This guy was VERY up to date on the latest Bridlington news.

    sacked chimney-sweep pumps boss full of mayonnaise #bridnews

    paul mitchell@paujosmit

    sacked chimney-sweep pumps boss full of mayonnaise #bridnews

    2:27 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Crazed wolves in store a bad mistake admits Mothercare #bridnews

    paul mitchell@paujosmit

    Crazed wolves in store a bad mistake admits Mothercare #bridnews

    2:26 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Bridlington headmaster suspended for using big-faced child as satellite dish #Bridnews

    paul mitchell@paujosmit

    Bridlington headmaster suspended for using big-faced child as satellite dish #Bridnews

    2:23 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Child made of paint wins by-election. #bridnews

    paul mitchell@paujosmit

    Child made of paint wins by-election. #bridnews

    2:25 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    There was this charming mini-poem about arms.

    #bridnews My arms are great. Look at my arms. Arms. #arms

    JAMWAH@JAM_WAH

    #bridnews My arms are great. Look at my arms. Arms. #arms

    1:28 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    This guy was trapped INSIDE the liveblog like Jeff Bridges in Tron.

    #bridnews help im trapped in the internet, if you're reading this you're my only hope. please alert the authorities, i am trapped in the web

    Rory@RoryMaybe

    #bridnews help im trapped in the internet, if you're reading this you're my only hope. please alert the authorities, i am trapped in the web

    12:48 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I didn't know this about Bridlington.

    TIL Andre the Giant and Macho Man Randy Savage were both born in Bridlington #bridnews

    Mr Surveyor@inspiringlondon

    TIL Andre the Giant and Macho Man Randy Savage were both born in Bridlington #bridnews

    2:49 PM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    It didn't take long for BuzzFeed UK employees to get involved.

    We are well and truly through the fourth wall.

    Meanwhile, in actual Bridlington...

    Bridlington, we salute you.

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