Twitter is a machine for feeding and profiting from our worst impulses and knee-jerkiest reactions. It encourages us to be the worst, angriest version of ourselves. It protects Nazis. And, in case you thought it would be any better in 2018, the U.S. president has already used it as a megaphone to holler about the size of his nuclear button. Twitter is bad. So bad. But even a flaming salvage barrel can be pretty when you look at it from the right angle.
In the spirit of finding beauty and humor in the social network equivalent of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the Daily Dot will share the best tweet from each day of 2018. These are tiny moments of reprieve that make the life of a journalist (i.e. a professional Twitter reader) bearable. We hope they bring you some comfort, some faith in humanity, or just a shared chuckle.
Just remember that, as bad as 2017 was, it brought us the teeth tweet. What will this year bring?
The best tweets of 2018: January
Jan. 8 (“Devil Went Down to Georgia” guy 👇 )
Editor’s note: This article is updated daily.