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Professional Video Gamer's Charity Campaign Tries to Outdo Kony 2012 In Obnoxiousness [Video]

Now that Joseph Kony is in jail thanks to everyone tweeting that Kony 2012 video (he is, right?) all future activism will consist of slick viral videos which online mobs will tweet incessantly at everyone in the hopes of annoying them into action. But this sort of online mobtivism can easily backfire, as the case of Sharecraft shows. More »
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When athlete Tweets become a public relations headache

Technology : (3 years ago)

Should a professional sports team’s code of conduct extend to their players during the off season? While players have been punished for their online antics during their active seasons, what, if any, control should a team have over t... Read Post

Please Don't Call John Hodgman's Cell Phone. What Would You Say, Anyway? [Wrong Button]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (5 years ago)

Whoops! Professional PC John Hodgman makes much of his prodigious nerd skills, but he just mistakenly "Tweeted" his cell phone number to his 82,493 Twitter followers. Hodgman hit the "Tweet to everyone button" when he meant to hit t... Read Post

Entitled or justified? Gamers criticize DayZ for raising price and pushing back release

Technology / Internet : SiliconANGLE (1 hour ago)

PC gaming has one of the most volatile fan bases in video games, with gamers shifting from adoring fans to blood thirsty mob at the speed of tweet. The developers behind zombie survival game DayZ found out first hand yesterday how …... Read Post

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