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Twitter heaps snark on Comcast and Time Warner Cable after failed merger

Insult, meet injury.

Mar 1, 2020, 5:07 am*

Internet Culture

Miles Klee 

Miles Klee

When it comes to the uniquely human phenomenon of schadenfreude, there’s little that can compare to the implosion of a $45.2 billion quasi-monopolistic merger between two universally reviled telecoms. The news that Comcast and Time Warner Cable were forced to abandon their merger can thus be considered Christmas for snarky people on Twitter.

Without further ado, here are some of our favorite celebratory burns:

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Is there anything better than toasting the demise of a late-capitalist conspiracy to establish the most hellish customer-service infrastructure in history? Maybe—but nothing comes to mind right now.

Photo via Jason Eppink/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) 

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*First Published: Apr 24, 2015, 12:38 pm