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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-24-11 05:29 AM
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21. I noticed that, too.
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  -#FuckYouWashington Hashtag Going Crazy On Twitter Hissyspit  Jul-24-11 02:12 AM   #0 
  - oh, yah  handmade34   Jul-24-11 02:19 AM   #1 
  - How does that damned thing work?  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-24-11 02:20 AM   #2 
  - me too  handmade34   Jul-24-11 02:24 AM   #3 
  - @ is a member. # denotes a topic.  Luminous Animal   Jul-24-11 02:24 AM   #4 
  - But how do you DO it? How do I make a comment that will be seen  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-24-11 02:26 AM   #6 
  - Simply make a comment then include #fuckyouwashington.  Luminous Animal   Jul-24-11 02:30 AM   #8 
     - Thank you. And if I want to start my own # topic?  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-24-11 02:30 AM   #9 
        - You can put a hash tag in front of anything you like and tweet it. And you are welcome!  Luminous Animal   Jul-24-11 02:38 AM   #11 
  - ...does it have anything to do with "tubes"?  bvar22   Jul-24-11 04:38 PM   #36 
     - You need to pick people you want to follow first, otherwise you  sabrina 1   Jul-25-11 12:28 AM   #43 
        - Excellent, Sabrina. Thanks!  Beartracks   Jul-25-11 12:40 AM   #45 
  - the @ goes to that person's twitter page, the # becomes a searchable term  StarsInHerHair   Jul-24-11 02:25 AM   #5 
  - The difference is ...  Tx4obama   Jul-24-11 02:33 AM   #10 
  - Very helpful, thank you, Tx4obama! I think I've got it now. Thanks everyone.  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-24-11 02:44 AM   #12 
  - It's like magnets.  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 03:54 AM   #17 
  - looks good  handmade34   Jul-24-11 02:27 AM   #7 
  - ...  handmade34   Jul-24-11 02:58 AM   #13 
  - Apparently, Twitter has put a rate limit on #fuckyouwtashington but Trendsmap  Luminous Animal   Jul-24-11 03:24 AM   #14 
  - Global screen capture:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 03:52 AM   #16 
  - I wonder what it looks like over  eilen   Jul-24-11 05:07 AM   #18 
  - This:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 05:12 AM   #19 
     - Looks like Pakistan has Twitter blocked. nt  eilen   Jul-24-11 05:28 AM   #20 
        - I noticed that, too.  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 05:29 AM   #21 
  - And Nairobi. What's up with that? nt  tsuki   Jul-25-11 12:56 AM   #46 
  - what is a rate limit? and how can they do that and why would they do that?  ejpoeta   Jul-24-11 06:00 AM   #22 
  - Here you go  blogslut   Jul-24-11 06:49 AM   #23 
     - so their contention is that the same people are searching that term over and over and that is what  ejpoeta   Jul-24-11 06:58 AM   #24 
        - Probably not  blogslut   Jul-24-11 07:04 AM   #25 
           - oic! thanks. i don't go on twitter much. thanks for the info.  ejpoeta   Jul-24-11 07:06 AM   #26 
  - Self-delete. Superfluous post. n/t  Beartracks   Jul-25-11 12:16 AM   #42 
  - I hope it makes the news  tavalon   Jul-24-11 03:44 AM   #15 
  - Kick nt  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 11:06 AM   #27 
  - Raw Story Article:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 11:20 AM   #28 
  - CBS Article:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 11:22 AM   #29 
  - Let's DU it!  snot   Jul-24-11 12:04 PM   #30 
  - Being TwitterLess,  femrap   Jul-24-11 12:10 PM   #31 
  - Good one. Indeed, I've seen that one a couple of times under this #  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-24-11 12:15 PM   #32 
  - Uh-oh! I just tweeted this post!  grahamhgreen   Jul-24-11 12:56 PM   #33 
  - More:  snot   Jul-24-11 01:33 PM   #34 
  - DUer Luminous Animal points out Jeff Jarvis' blog explaining how this all got started:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 04:08 PM   #35 
     - Thanks!  snot   Jul-24-11 06:53 PM   #37 
     - I have been watching on trends. I asked someone what percentage  tsuki   Jul-25-11 01:04 AM   #47 
        - they were coming fast and furious last night when I was watching  Hissyspit   Jul-25-11 01:41 AM   #50 
           - I was surprised at the number of sites that did not report on  tsuki   Jul-25-11 07:02 AM   #59 
  - Washington Post picks up on it:  Hissyspit   Jul-24-11 06:59 PM   #38 
  - Odd: When I google search DU for "youwashington", I get just one result . . .  snot   Jul-24-11 07:11 PM   #39 
  - I just did about a dozen of them.  glinda   Jul-24-11 11:24 PM   #40 
  - None of this will do anything. This is serious. They  neoralme   Jul-25-11 12:15 AM   #41 
  - Love it. I should join Twitter.  earcandle   Jul-25-11 12:38 AM   #44 
  - Didn't the Tahrir Square protests  libmom74   Jul-25-11 01:11 AM   #48 
  - What does it take for a topic to "trend"?  Beartracks   Jul-25-11 01:37 AM   #49 
  - Some are suggesting changing it to #FTW  Hissyspit   Jul-25-11 01:57 AM   #52 
     - ? Because of the F-bomb in it? And isn't FTW For The Win? n/t  Beartracks   Jul-25-11 02:11 AM   #53 
        - Twitter seems to be censoring it from trending because of the F-bomb.  Hissyspit   Jul-25-11 02:19 AM   #55 
  - Thanks for this... Its amazing how good it feels to see all those tweets  glowing   Jul-25-11 01:45 AM   #51 
  - When I clicked on the searchtastic.com link you posted, this is the message that appeared --->  Petrushka   Jul-25-11 02:16 AM   #54 
  - Both links were functioning last night.  Hissyspit   Jul-25-11 02:20 AM   #56 
     - The trendsmap site is fascinating. I was curious about #FYW in Australia.  Petrushka   Jul-25-11 02:29 AM   #57 
  - I just re-tweeted this one:  AsahinaKimi   Jul-25-11 02:31 AM   #58 
  - Very, very true.  Beartracks   Jul-25-11 08:33 PM   #60 
  - I tweeted this:  Bryn   Jul-25-11 09:25 PM   #61 
 

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