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Student Protests Twitter Character Limit By Not Completing Any of His Sentenc

December 2, 2016 9:00 amComments Off on Student Protests Twitter Character Limit By Not Completing Any of His Sentenc
Student Protests Twitter Character Limit By Not Completing Any of His Sentenc

Senior Justin Henshaw rose to Stanford-wide internet infamy Sunday after taking a stand against Twitter’s 140-character limit. Alongside friends who have led the #NoDAPL campus movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline, various walkouts, and several support rallies, Justin has become a strong figurehead for student-led activism at Stanford. “I just really […]

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“Late Late Show” Staff Baffled by Twitter Trend

September 22, 2014 12:01 pmComments Off on “Late Late Show” Staff Baffled by Twitter Trend
“Late Late Show” Staff Baffled by Twitter Trend

LOS ANGELES – On Friday, the producers of CBS’s “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” celebrated a recent spike in online discussion centered around the show’s host. “People hadn’t been talking about Craig much lately, then all of a sudden it was Ferguson here, Ferguson there,” said Jonah Alvarez, […]

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Distracted by Football Game, Student Misses Exciting Action on Stadium Twitter Board

October 22, 2013 9:05 amComments Off on Distracted by Football Game, Student Misses Exciting Action on Stadium Twitter Board
Distracted by Football Game, Student Misses Exciting Action on Stadium Twitter Board

After returning from Stanford’s thrilling victory against UCLA, sophomore Kerry Wilhelms was devastated to learn that her excitement over plays like Kodi Whitfield’s one-handed touchdown catch had caused her to miss scintillating in-game Twitter highlights like “oh hey…oh yay…Stanford get a win today.” “All night, my dorm mates reminisced about […]

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Study Reveals Impossibility of Expressing 140-Character Opinion Without Resorting to Bigotry

September 24, 2012 12:01 pmComments Off on Study Reveals Impossibility of Expressing 140-Character Opinion Without Resorting to Bigotry
Study Reveals Impossibility of Expressing 140-Character Opinion Without Resorting to Bigotry

In an interdisciplinary study released this week by the Stanford departments of Linguistics, English, and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, researchers found it impossible to express a nuanced opinion in only 140 characters without accidentally including ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, or homophobic undertones. “We took the 26 letters in […]

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Researchers Use Twitter to Predict What People Are Tweeting

October 29, 2011 10:10 amComments Off on Researchers Use Twitter to Predict What People Are Tweeting
Researchers Use Twitter to Predict What People Are Tweeting

This week, a group of scientists at MIT published a ground-breaking study in which they use Twitter to predict what people are tweeting. In the past, researchers have successfully used Twitter to predict stock market fluctuations, box-office sales, riots, and even typhoons, but this is the first time anyone has […]

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Kanye West Releases New Tweet

January 3, 2011 10:10 amComments Off on Kanye West Releases New Tweet
Kanye West Releases New Tweet

The blogoverse and the twismos have erupted in discussion after the release of Kanye West’s latest tweet. Many have said they preferred Kanye’s earlier tweets and feel that his newer tweets are too experimental. “When Kanye tweeted, ‘You have to balance ignorance with intellect! Can’t have school with out recess! […]

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Palin Announces Erroneous Candidacy in 2010 Presidential Election

October 21, 2010 2:54 amComments Off on Palin Announces Erroneous Candidacy in 2010 Presidential Election
Palin Announces Erroneous Candidacy in 2010 Presidential Election

WASILLA, ALASKA—Earlier this week, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin announced that she would be running for president in next month’s midterm elections. Palin explained, “People of America! We have a problem! Over the past two years Obama has accomplished a lot. He lived in his house, passed his health […]

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The Flip Report: February 23, 2010

February 23, 2010 5:22 pm0 comments
The Flip Report: February 23, 2010

In 5 Minutes Ago Out Chat Roulette Omegle Normal Conversation Buzz Twitter Normal Conversation Facebook Stalking Stalking Normal Conversation

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New PWR Class: The Rhetoric of Twitter

May 11, 2009 10:28 pm0 comments
New PWR Class: The Rhetoric of Twitter

Find out: What exactly is Twitter? Final paper: 140 character max about your favorite celebrity

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