Murdoch pie assailant gets cold reaction
Within minutes of the pie attack on Rupert Murdoch, Twitter users had identified the assailant as @JonnieMarbles, a comedian and activist. Just seconds later, Twitter began telling Mr. May-Bowles how little humor they found in his prank.
On Jul 19, 2011 by Grant Robertson
What’s $3 billion worth? Skipping 12 years in jail
A comparison of the 15-year sentence a homeless man received for stealing $100 to the 40-month term handed down to former Taylor Bean & Whitaker CEO Paul R. Allen drew more than 100 retweets and 7,000 reactions on Tumblr today.
On Jun 23, 2011 by Grant Robertson
General Electric turns boring into beautiful
General Electric makes nearly everything: light bulbs, diesel locomotives, nuclear reactors, medical imaging equipment—and the list goes on. But making pretty pictures for Tumblr? GE's journey into social media is far more arresting than you'd think.
On Jun 22, 2011 by Grant Robertson