All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fail whale’

Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return

For those of you making you way to work or school this morning, you might be greeted with an old friend while checking your Twitter stream: The Fail Whale. What could be the most loathed mascot on the Internet, Twitter’s Fail Whale has been popping up and ruining the start of the morning for many across the Internet. It’s unclear …

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A Google + Fail Whale?

One of the more recognizable images in relation to social networking has to be the Twitter Fail Whale. It’s become so commonplace — is that a knock on Twitter? — the image has even been made into a tattoo. The image of the whale being carried away by birds, created by artist Yiying Lu, offers a nice distraction when Twitter …

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Star Wars Fail Whale As Cool As Google Doodles?

Yes, most everyone is madly in love with the new Google Doodle, honoring Martha Graham — rightfully so — but there may be an honest-to-goodness competitor to today’s throne holder, the Star Wars Fail Whale. Debuting on the official Star Wars blog, the Star Wars Fail Whale is a nifty take on Twitter’s all-too ubiquitous Fail Whale, and it’s done …

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LeBron James Has Joined Twitter, Will Soon Break It

UPDATE: Lebron James has now joined Twitter:  @KingJames.

Twitter hasn’t verified the account yet, but both Chris Paul and CNBC’s Darren Rovell has confirmed it is indeed him. One has to ask the question, will LeBron announce his decision via Twitter?

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Lakers Win Over Celtics Gets Twitter Record Tweets Per Second

Twitter announced today that it achieved a record 3,085 tweets per second last night as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in the NBA Championship.

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Twitter Not Ready For IPO Fortunes

"We’ve raised all this money. We’ve created this global brand…Now we have to go build the business that lives up to that valuation."

Twitter COO, Dick Costolo, January 20, 2010

And that, my friend, is why we won’t see a Twitter IPO this year. That, and this really obscure New Yorker reference:

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