While I was away Caitlin Moran advocated a Twitter silence as a protest against people threatening violence on the internet. The Twitter silence was a silly idea, as she admitted (Times, pay wall), but I did agree with her reasons for liking Twitter:
For most people, Twitter is joyous: it’s a little group of friends in your pocket; daily surprises; news from places you’ve never been; an overnight revolution; eyes in the place where tonight’s news will be broadcast from. And people spamming www.nyan.cat.
I have no idea what nyan cat is, but it looks like this.Tagged in: twitter
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