Dotted Lines: Explaining Twitter in 2007
Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day's must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.
- A Redditor turns a Penny Arcade comic from 2006 into a song.
- The term “twitter” has been traced back to Geoffrey Chaucer.
- A U.K. Internet security official causes a stir by advising people to give fake details on social networking sites.
- Your Facebook friend did not call you “a piece of shit.” It’s just a clever ploy by a new malware application.
- An anonymous hockey team executive answers Reddit’s questions about the NHL lockout.
- A Spotify survey determines the best music to have sex to. (Spoiler: Dirty Dancing.)
Above: 2007 was longer ago than you think. Just watch as San Francisco’s CBS5 tries to explain the “latest cyber-drug of choice”: Twitter. Could it possibly replace “the ever-popular MySpace?”