The King of Twitter Trolling is again at it once more.
Nothing can hype you as a lot as a father who guarantees to live-tweet “adulting on a College Journey to the Science Museum.” And nobody deserves extra respect than a person of his phrase. Not too long ago, Simon Smith from the UK volunteered to take his daughter and 59 of her classmates (together with a boy who known as him ‘Bruv’) to the Kensington museum from Harlow. After Simon’s Twitter thread went viral, his ache turned everybody’s leisure.
There have been horrible smells, annoying questions, and a endless bus journey. Simon wrote greater than 100 tweets, documenting all the ordeal. To make the learn shorter, we’ve gathered the highlights to point out what everybody who is considering chaperoning a college discipline journey ought to count on. Scroll all the way down to study if Simon Smith survived!
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Netflix confirmed the present is formally getting a second season, but it surely’s not but confirmed if actor Ronni Hawk will likely be part of it. (Gentle spoilers forward.)
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Neither Hawk nor her representatives responded to BuzzFeed Information’ request for touch upon whether or not the tweets mirrored her political opinions.
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When reached, Netflix declined to touch upon Hawk.
“I would like Chrissy Teigen, I do know a foul bitch once I see one.”
I would like Chrissy Teigen / I do know a foul bitch once I see one / inform Rih Rih I would like a threesome
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“STAY AWAY FROM HER.”
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(Rihanna's delivery title is Robyn Fenty.)
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Greater than 50,000 Russia-linked bot accounts tweeted concerning the 2016 US election through the marketing campaign season, Twitter mentioned Friday.
The corporate disclosed this data in a submit printed late within the afternoon forward of a looming government shutdown.
Twitter mentioned it shared the knowledge with Congress, telling the legislative physique that it discovered an extra 13,512 Russia-linked bots since its final evaluation, bringing the overall quantity to 50,258.
Such a large variety of bots might make sure viewpoints really feel extra widespread than they really have been, or assist fringe concepts trend on Twitter. Twitter is dealing with harsh congressional scrutiny over this very concern — that bot accounts and trolls used its platform to affect the general public throughout and after the 2016 election.
“Any such exercise represents a problem to democratic societies in all places, and we’re dedicated to persevering with to work on this vital situation,” the corporate mentioned.
Twitter will even notify 677,775 US customers about their interactions with accounts run by a Kremlin-linked troll farm referred to as the Web Analysis Company. Twitter suspended the accounts, a few of which have been run by people, so it is not going to inform every consumer what tweets they interacted with.
“We have now dedicated to be as clear as potential about sharing what we’ve realized by our retroactive investigation into exercise associated to the election,” the corporate mentioned.
Twitter has responded erratically to Washington's concerns about foreign manipulation of its platform. Earlier this month, it missed a deadline to submit written responses to questions from Congress posed in a November listening to about Russian meddling within the election. And in October, it promised to debut an advert “Transparency Middle” inside the coming weeks, however the heart remains to be nowhere to be found.
Nonetheless, Senator Mark Warner, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee and one among Twitter's most strident critics, appeared inspired by the replace Friday, tweeting: “I've been powerful with Twitter on this, however I'm inspired to see the corporate starting to take duty and notify its customers of Russia's affect marketing campaign on its platform.”
Individuals-watching is secretly (but additionally not so secretly) everybody’s favourite exercise. Whereas public observing is normally performed inconspicuously behind the safety of sun shades, Twitter consumer KellyeFine simply formally upped the ante. She took her observations to an entire new stage by live tweeting a pair’s horrible date in all of its cringe-inducing glory.
The account is each entertaining and appalling on the identical time, making us concurrently chuckle and shake our heads in dismay on the audacity of the person on this date gone awry. Maintain studying to take a journey by the world’s worst date identified to man.
No lies detected!
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There are occasions in life when the percentages really feel so steep, and the obstacles so daunting, that the challenges we confront really feel not possible to beat.
Every now and then although, there's a narrative that offers us a bit of hope. So we will hold dreaming.
Right here's a kind of tales: Early Friday, Bay Space resident Christian Keil noticed one among his prized possessions, an AirPod, tumble onto the tracks in a Berkeley Bay Space Speedy Transit station — or because it's known as by locals, BART — as he was heading into San Francisco.
What if, as an alternative of leaping onto the tracks to retrieve his AirPod like an individual hungry for a mouthful of prepare, Keil as an alternative requested BART's Twitter account to return it to him?
BART staffers monitoring the rail line's Twitter account seen his tweet and stated they'd dispatch somebody to return the AirPod to him.
To facilitate the retrieval, BART exchanged a number of logistical messages with Keil.
After which, only a few hours after Keil tweeted about his AirPod's misadventure, a BART worker climbed down on the tracks and picked it up for him. It was all captured on video, together with a commonsense security message: Keep off the tracks, of us.
He advised BuzzFeed Information he'll in all probability choose it up Monday.
BART spokesperson Alicia Trost stated the system retrieves objects every single day and would do the identical for anybody who asks. Hats and telephones are generally retrieved objects.
So, as you confront the seemingly not possible, bear in mind to breathe, smile, and dream. Miracles do occur. And at some point, one thing wonderful would possibly occur to you.
Somebody make this occur.
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