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Snap, Crackle and Drop

The stock market value of Snap,/ A firm with a messaging app,/ Was badly depleted/ When K Jenner tweeted/ That Snapchat has got a bit crap./// The stock market value of Snap,A firm with a messaging app,Was badly depletedWhen K … Continue reading

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Young, Dumb and Full of Shit

Provocative Toadmeister Young,/ Beset by an odour that clung,/ Has now had to quit,/ Pursued by the shit/ That he himself joyfully flung./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42617922 Provocative Toadmeister Young,Beset by an odour that clung,Has now had to quit,Pursued by the shitThat he … Continue reading

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Hocus Potus

The POTUS is using his Twitter/ Increasingly as a transmitter/ To pump out fake news/ And Trumpet the views/ Of those who are racist and bitter./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42171550 The POTUS is using his TwitterIncreasingly as a transmitterTo pump out fake newsAnd … Continue reading

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Prolix Bollix

As of today, all Twitter users can have up to 280 characters instead of 140. The first limerick was written with the old limit, the second makes use of the new limit. OLD A 140-character tweet/ Is brief, to the … Continue reading

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Brevity is the Soul of Twit-

The character limit on Twitter/ Restricts how long users can witter/ Increasing the length/ May not be a strength/ And may see it go down the sh-/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41408798 The character limit on TwitterRestricts how long users can witterIncreasing the lengthMay … Continue reading

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Key Invention

There once was a little-used key/ The point of which no one could see/ Till one guy named Chris/ Said How about this?/ And #hashtag* came to be./// *pron hashtag hashtag http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/twitters-hashtag-turns-ten/news-story/2fd42bc8ac9168bfd89050cb632b0d91 There once was a little-used keyThe point of … Continue reading

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Twitter Hitter

A tweet sent by President Trump/ Depicted him giving a thump/ To CNN news,/ Confirming the views/ Of those who believe him a chump./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/02/trump-body-slam-cnn-tweet-violence-reporters-wrestlemania A tweet sent by President TrumpDepicted him giving a thumpTo CNN news,Confirming the viewsOf those … Continue reading

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What Katie Did Wrong

An Essex-based blogger named Jack/ Was trolled by a bigoted hack/ A lawsuit for libel/ Was ruled undeniable/ So Hopkins must pay the full whack./// Thanks to a colleague at work and a follower on Twitter for pointing out that Jack … Continue reading

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Withering on the Vine

The video app known as Vine/ Has come to the end of the line/ At Twitter they say/ Old clips will still play,/ It’s in for a managed decline./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37788052 The video app known as #Vine Has come to the end of the … Continue reading

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Happy Twanniversary

A happy 10th birthday to Twitter/ From startup to online big hitter/ In passion or levity/ Always with brevity/ Top micromessage transmitter./// http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/mar/21/12-ways-twitter-changed-our-lives-10th-birthday A happy 10th birthday to @twitterFrom startup to online big hitterIn passion or levityAlways with brevityTop micromessage transmitter. … Continue reading

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