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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  • Why Should People High Five Each Other More Often at Coachella? - Los Angeles Weekly
    ... the promise of an experience that will live on long after our amateur pics, tweets and grainy video have been erased by the cell phone gods.
    04/18/2015 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • A Backstage Look As HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE For 40th ... - Broadway World
    Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Cast Stage an Unforgettable Musical ... - Playbill
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  • The 26 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week - Huffington Post
    Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for our past collections. ... — Jerr (@Jerradactyl) April 13, 2015 Just updated my phone.
    04/18/2015 - 11:22 am | View Link
  • A Dead Son Was Blamed for Boston Bomb - Daily Beast
    ... misinformation, in this case through a series of tweets and Reddit ... Tripathi disappeared March 16 leaving his phone and wallet behind.
    04/18/2015 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • 5 of the Most Insidious Ways the Elderly Are Preyed Upon - AlterNet.org
    Under Scott's supervision, Jones was denied phone calls, and her mail was ... Abuse (NASGA), an organization that posts, blogs, tweets, and reports
    04/18/2015 - 7:14 am | View Link
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  • Whistleblower Chelsea Manning's Prison Twitter Account Is a Mystery
    Manning is permitted to talk to the phone with select individuals ... So, why go through the effort to dictate tweets from prison just to post about Spotify and bedtime? FitzGibbon wouldn’t hazard what Manning hopes to accomplish by tweeting, but ...
    04/18/2015 - 4:50 am | View Link
  • Mom live-tweets criticism of son's sex ed class
    Her tweets gained attention online and have started a broader ... she told USA TODAY Network via phone. The whole lesson here is "sex is part of a terrible lifestyle. Drugs, unemployment, failure to finish school -- sex is part of the disaster" — Alice ...
    04/17/2015 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Hacker In Trouble With Feds After Tweeting About 'Playing' With Plane Comms Mid-Flight
    He got to keep his phone. The seizure notice for Chris Roberts’ kit ... There could have been more serious ramifications for Roberts, given past reactions to tweets around airport security. In the UK in 2010, Paul Chambers was convicted of sending ...
    04/16/2015 - 10:46 pm | View Link
  • Yahoo Mail updates contact card to let users see tweets and more
    According to the TechCrunch, the contact cards now display a person's most recent tweets, company, title, phone number and more. Contact cards were first introduced as an enhancement to Yahoo Mail in March, after Google's revamp of its own Google Contacts ...
    04/16/2015 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • Chelsea Manning's handwritten letter reveals how she tweets from prison
    The firm is also facilitating conversations between Manning and other Twitter users by reading tweets to her over the phone so she can respond. Since opening her account on April 3, Manning has already attracted more than 48,000 followers. Her profile ...
    04/16/2015 - 7:14 am | View Link
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    Using logic and common sense, it would appear that a tweet sent out by HTC hinting that something "HUGE" is coming could actually be heralding the arrival of the HTC ...
    04/19/2015 - 12:26 am | View Website
  • Mike Kogan claims phone theft after tweet about Randa ...
    MMA manager Mike Kogan's twitter featured a very racist tweet about Randa Markos. When called on it, Kogan said someone at the bar must have grabbed his phone.
    04/18/2015 - 2:03 pm | View Website
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    Watch the Behind the Awesome: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM01qy... Subscribe to our friends American Hipster! http://bit.ly/AHsubscribe Song on iTunes ...
    04/16/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Website
  • Welcome to Twitter
    Add a location to your Tweets. When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always have the ...
    04/16/2015 - 9:48 am | View Website
  • Obama says doesn’t text, tweet, or have a smart phone ...
    President Barack Obama doesn’t send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn’t allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording ...
    04/16/2015 - 8:15 am | View Website
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