You're traveling through another social media dimension, a dimension not only of tweets and retweets but of favorites. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of 140 characters. That's the URL up ahead -- your next stop, the Twilight Zone Twitter account!
Yesterday, J. J. Abrams and company finally delivered to us the first trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, and the Internet predictably exploded with opinions, questions and jokes. Nowhere was that more obvious than in the 140-character-or-less bursts coming from Twitter.
Bad news, Doctor Who fans. If you enjoyed following showrunner Steven Moffat on Twitter for insights into the series and occasional peeks behind the scenes, we're sorry to report his account has been deleted. Why? Because crazed fans were driving him nuts, that's why.
In case you haven't heard—Disney just bought LucasFilm, and they're planning to start cranking out Star Wars films on a regular basis. The word spread like wildfire, and the snark started rolling in at the speed of Twitter. So what were some of the funniest initial reactions?
Be it in favor or against, everyone seems to be talking about Disney's decision to purchase LucasFilms and start cranking out more Star Wars films. First there was snark, now comes the Mickey/Star Wars mash-up pics.
Today is October 31, 2011. For most of us, that means it's Halloween—time for some costumed fun and candy. But for others, it's a more solemn occasion: the 30th anniversary of the death of Lily and James Potter. And these mourners have found a way to voice their grief through Twitter.