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10 November 2010updated 01 Jul 2021 12:14pm

Twitter: the Movie (trailer)

“What is the fail whale?”

By Jon Bernstein

This is a great spoof trailer: after Facebook: the Movie (aka The Social Network) we have Twitter: the Movie (aka “The Twit Network”) with such dialogue gems as:

I need to create a way to blog that is as random and incoherent as writing on a bathroom wall.


Because normal blogging is tedious and dumb and leads to fully formed ideas.

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If Twitter was as useless and as boring as they say somebody would have tweeted it.



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