Tweets Vs. Phone Calls

Not so long ago, a man on an airplane was served a sandwich he didn't like. He used Twitter — the real-time personal news feed, if you didn't know — to alert the world to his displeasure. An airline employee on the ground saw the tweet, relayed the message to a flight attendant who minutes later asked the man what could be done to assuage his disappointment.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Snapchat’s Ambitious Plan to Become More Powerful Than TV - Slate Magazine
    A Snap Is a Postcard - Atlantic Monthly
    03/2/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Link
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    A User's Guide To Meerkat (The App) - Maxim Online
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  • How a Father With a Twitter Account Stopped a White Supremacist ... - AlterNet.org
    ... saw daddy on the computer, and he heard daddy on the phone, and he wanted ... Here’s a sample of Lenio’s tweets from just a one-hour period ...
    03/2/2015 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Merry VR, Samsung 6, and other telecom news - Toronto Star Online
    Valve and HTC Reveal "Vive" SteamVR Headset - Slashdot
    03/2/2015 - 3:04 pm | View Link
  • The War Over Iggy Azalea - Daily Beast
    Iggy Azalea's Boyfriend Comes To Her Defence After Sportscaster's ... - Contactmusic
    03/2/2015 - 12:24 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Tim Cook Tweets Link To 'Breathtaking' Photos Taken With iPhone 6 (But Is It The Best Camera Among Smartphones?)
    Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) CEO Tim Cook on Monday morning tweeted a link to "breathtaking" photos taken with the company's iPhone 6. Apple Check it out! Celebrating the amazing, breathtaking ...
    03/2/2015 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • Councillor apologises for ‘bullying’ tweets
    A COUNCILLOR has apologised for “bullying” a former colleague in a series of tweets about her publicly-funded chauffeur journeys almost a year ago.
    03/1/2015 - 9:01 pm | View Link
  • Indiana jails and prisons using phone sniffing dogs to fight contraband
    There are two cell phone detection K-9's in Indiana.
    03/1/2015 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Detective Joe Murray, author of tweets that matter
    Detective Joe Murray was home on the couch when he saw the tweet. It was from Sarah Baicker. She covers the Flyers for CSNPhilly.com. She and Joe are Twitter friends. They both really like coffee and the movie Dirty Dancing.
    03/1/2015 - 3:05 am | View Link
  • Teen allegedly convinces boyfriend to commit suicide, tweets about missing him
    A Massachusetts teenager was facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter after allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself. Conrad Roy, 18, died of carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in his truck behind a K-Mart last summer in Fairhaven, according to Boston TV station WBZ-TV. Roy’s cell phone was found next to his body, and showed he […]
    02/28/2015 - 10:42 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Comcast’s New Customer Service Strategy: More Tweets
    “We have thousands of people answering service calls on the phone, and for many customers that’s great. But some people would rather go online, and we want to make sure to give them that choice,” Comcast spokeswoman Jennifer Khoury told CNN Mone
    03/27/2015 - 5:51 am | View Link
  • Iranian President Rouhani trumps the supreme leader — on Twitter, at least
    As discussed with PM @David_Cameron & President @fhollande over the phone, Iran's nuclear program peaceful as ... But since January, most of Rouhani’s tweets have been punchy recitations of Iran’s views on the nuclear talks, reflecting a worldview ...
    03/27/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
  • Salman Khan called Virat Kohli after India lost against Australia at the semi-finals – what did they discuss?
    While many B-town celebs came out in support of Anushka, Salman extended his support to Virat by making a phone call to him. “Salman called up Virat to cheer him up. He also advised him to not bother about the nasty tweets about him and Anushka,” a ...
    03/27/2015 - 1:51 am | View Link
  • Analytics apps would give Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge more enterprise heft
    As for the functionality, the Edge features notifications at a glance---Tweets, text messages, phone calls and RSS feeds---but could merely be a bedside alarm clock. In other words, the Edge screen is useful, but not exactly mission critical. By itself the ...
    03/27/2015 - 1:04 am | View Link
  • Imran Khan-Arif Alvi alleged phone conversation post-PTV attack surfaces
    Different conversations have been merged together to form a controversial statement, tweets Alvi LAHORE (Dunya News) – Alleged telephone conversation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and ex secretary general of party Arif Alvi post ...
    03/26/2015 - 9:26 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Twitter Search, Monitoring, & Analytics | Topsy.com
    Topsy Social Media Analytics allow you to search by time and place, set alerts, and analyze sentiment for every tweet ever made. Search our entire database free.
    03/27/2015 - 4:14 am | View Website
  • Twitter Help Center
    Twitter is without a doubt the best way to share and discover what is happening right now.
    03/26/2015 - 5:29 pm | View Website
  • Welcome to Twitter
    Welcome to Twitter. Connect with your friends — and other fascinating people. Get in-the-moment updates on the things that interest you. And watch events unfold, in ...
    03/26/2015 - 5:22 pm | View Website
  • Twitter
    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140- character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post ...
    03/26/2015 - 4:25 pm | View Website
  • タイラ~ (@session) | Twitter
    The latest Tweets from タイラ~ (@session): "最近、めっちゃ外人さんにフォローされてる。 名前のせい? …(^o^;) 私、英語さっぱり ...
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