So I was going to write a parody article about Twitter...

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So I was going to write a parody article about Twitter...

Post by Michael » April 28th, 2009, 6:40 pm

I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon and take the piss out of the whole microblogging thing. I figured I'd make up a joke website which only allowed you to enter one word. You know, poke fun at the 140 character limit of Twitter. I did a quick Google to make sure nobody else had written a similar article, and found Adocu:

http://adocu.com/

Yes, it's exactly that - a Twitter ripoff that only lets you enter one word. I don't know if it's meant to be a joke or not, but I certainly find it funny. It reminds me of Gilette announcing the Fusion 5-blade razor right after The Onion wrote a joke press release from them saying the same thing.

YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP.

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Post by Ches » April 28th, 2009, 10:20 pm

Have you seen Flutter? 'Nanoblogging'. 26 character limit. Also a pisstake.

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Post by Tim » April 30th, 2009, 6:16 pm

The funniest part was I read this in my Google reader. Our RSS feed cuts things off, but I just assumed it was Michael being stupid, because it read "I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon and take the piss out of the whole microblogging thing. I figured I'd make up a joke"

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Post by Michael » May 4th, 2009, 12:15 pm

Oh, nice. Hahah... we should probably fix the 4BG RSS feed so it doesn't cut off like that.

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