Twitter

The Award for Dumbest Tweet About the NYC Ebola Case Goes to Someone Very Close to Ted Cruz
October 23, 2014

As a statement of fact, he was correct. But he was oh so wrong. 

A Senator Tweeted My Ebola Story. Then Things Got Ugly.
October 13, 2014

Not a Side of America You Like to See

After Their South African Disaster, Will France Hold It Together This World Cup?
Looks like it, at least on Twitter
June 20, 2014

The French team famously imploded four years ago. What do their Twitter accounts reveal about team harmony this time around?

The Six Stages of England Fan Pessimism
Plumbing the psyche (or at least the tweets) of a nation that expects the worst in this (and every) World Cup
June 14, 2014

Plumbing the psyche (or at least the tweets) of a nation that expects the worst in this (and every) World Cup

A Defense (Sort of) of Twitter
I don't tweet, but I see why some of you do
June 12, 2014

Leon Wieseltier responds to Alain de Botton's attack on Twitter.

The Smart Fan's 2014 World Cup Social Media Guide
All the feeds you need to be following, right now
June 10, 2014

All the feeds the savvy fan needs to keep up with this World Cup. 

Bored to Death
To learn just how bored kids are in school, look at Twitter
December 16, 2013

Boredom at school is an epidemic. This map shows it—in real time.

Give Me a Break. @Horse_ebooks Isn't Art.
September 24, 2013

The English-speaking Internet woke up in a bad mood today after Susan Orlean, the New Yorker contributor and author of The Orchid Thief, revealed the two heretofore anonymous creators of a Twitter feed called @horse_ebooks.

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