Owen broke the internets

I had the following exchange a bit ago on twitter:

barsoomcore: Dear iPhone: stop autocorrecting “hawt” into “hast”. Who the hell says “hast” anymore?
hypatiadotca: @barsoomcore only when discussing Rammstein!
barsoomcore: @hypatiadotca Of course I NEVER discuss Rammstein!

Upon my relating this to my friend Owen, he pointed me at the following, and forever spoiled me on funny things on the internet.  I don’t think there will ever be anything to top the following two videos:

and the reverse:

The line-dancing totally makes the second one.

And now back to your irregularly scheduled program which will not contain random videos too often, I promise. These were just too awesome not to share 🙂


Tweets? In /my/ Facebook?

It’s more likely than you think!

While some people are very frustrated by the occasional spamminess of Twitter -> Facebook posting, and others posit that Facebook will eventually kill Twitter because the “conversation moves there”, I just like being able to update both places at once and don’t really care to make predictions either way.

Instead I want to post a quick field guide to Twitter for Facebook users.  Not because they should particularly go ahead and sign up, but to make clearer what all the @this and #that’s crapping up their news feeds are.  Because they do tend to open dialogs and conversations, but can be confusing sometimes too – I definitely think about how something will work on my FB feed before posting to Twitter.

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