Thumbs up. Thumbs down. Upvote. Downvote. Why didn't anyone think of this before?
"Fandom was a secret society and I had admission to friends everywhere who spoke the same arcane language," he wrote in 2004.
Like his reviews, Ebert's tweets were insightful, blunt, and funny.
The Chicago Sun-Times, the newspaper where Ebert plied his trade for decades, reported his death at the age of 70 after a battle with cancer.