Defensive Nickelback Fan Twitter feed

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 6 April 2012

Everyone loves to hate on Canadian pop rock group Nickelback’s tunes, so naturally, the Defensive Nickelback Fan had to stand up for them on Twitter. Unfortunately all that defending must have eaten away at his weary soul — his tweets fizzled out after two days. Still, worth visiting for one or two chuckles.

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Swap culture-based Tweets with us

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By Zolton in New Prizes on Tuesday 29 March 2011

If you have a Twitter feed that focuses on cool cultural things, you have more than 700 Followers, and you’d like to swap Tweets with us, drop us a note via this contact form. We have a plan and would love to have you involved. Win? Win! You betcha. [Art by Brad Fitzpatrick]

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Swap culture-based Tweets with LAEM and others

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By Zolton in New Trends on Saturday 19 March 2011

If you have a Twitter feed that focuses on cool pop cultural things, you have more than 1,000 Followers, and you’d like to swap Tweets with Lost At E Minor and other like-minded Twitterers, drop us a note (with Tweet Swap in the title). We have a plan, and we’d like to have you in […]

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The Merry Twitter Tree: a Christmas tree lit by tweets

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By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 16 December 2010

Now this is fun! Host Sydney have launched The Merry Twitter Tree, a Christmas tree that’s literally lit by Tweets that contain the words ‘Merry Christmas’. The tree, which sits in their Sydney office, is being streamed live. The more ‘Merry Christmas’ is tweeted, the more the tree flickers. Ho, ho, ho, and all that.

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I Am North Korea Twitter feed

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By LAGR in Cool Websites on Thursday 28 October 2010

The North Korean propaganda machine has been brilliantly satirized through the Twitter feed, I Am North Korea. And so you are.

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Tweet, Tweet, you’re in

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 22 September 2010

If you Tweet, Twit, or just plain Tweak (yes, that’s right, Tweak), then we have got the feed for you. Ours! We get access to tips that we don’t always post about, so we Tweet it, ’cause, Twitter is so right now. Follow Lost At E Minor on Twitter now.

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Normal Watches

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By Courtney Beck in New Products on Monday 13 September 2010

If there was a statement that sums up the Facebook revolution for a lot of people, FACEBOOK RUINED MY LIFE would be it. You’ve been there with me, agonising over how to successfully hide a break-up, been found by people who should have remained lost, been stalked by these people, and just when you think you’ve blocked them, there’s an email demanding an explanation why. Oh wait, maybe that’s just me.

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Paper Tweet Notepad

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By Zolton in New Products on Tuesday 29 June 2010

Love your Twitter so much you can’t stand to be away from it? Even when you’re offline and off the grid? Well, have we got the answer for you. The Paper Tweet Notepad is for all Twitter junkies, enabling you to ‘master the art of brevity in 140 characters or less’.

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Liblr swaps key phrases in Twitter

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Monday 21 June 2010

Our friends over at URLesque have captured some of the funniest examples from the Liblr website, where phrases from Twitter conversations are systematically swapped to create new, unintentional meanings. Example? Swap ‘late for class’ with ‘covered in bees’ and see what mayhem and confessionals ensue.

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Tweet, Tweet: look who’s talking

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By Zolton in Cool Travel on Wednesday 9 June 2010

Our friends over at NYC The Blog found this bored bird sitting in a tree on Manhattan’s Mott Street, sending out its own passive Tweet at curious passersby.

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A Twitter Parade

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Thursday 20 May 2010

Now this is very clever, though you have to be a little patient to access it as the site takes a while to load. Created by Japanese developers, the IS Parade website asks you to type in your Twitter name, then generates a fun 3D parade of your Twitter followers, trailing merrily in your wake. And it all comes with a bouncy musical backing and some rather interesting sound effects.

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Mark Tansey

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By Zolton in New Art on Tuesday 20 April 2010

We did a short Twitter interview (a Twinterview) yesterday with designer and illustrator Deanne Cheuk and asked her to nominate her favourite artwork by another artist. She came back with this striking Mark Tansey painting: ‘To me’, she said, ‘it’s so full of hope and youth. I love it!’

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Fiverr

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 24 March 2010

What would you be prepared to do for $5? I mean, really? Would you sell your first born, dance with a stranger? Yeah? Well, now you can prove it. The Fiverr site is ‘the place for people to share things they’re willing to do for $5′. Err, five dollar Skype clarinet lesson, anyone?

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Blippy: tracking real time online spending

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By Zolton in New Events on Saturday 6 March 2010

The idea behind Blippy is to use the public blackboard that is the burgeoning social media environment to monitor what your friends, and their friends, are spending their hard-earned money on. The Twitter-based platform encourages its members to upload their credit card details so that their online purchases are displayed in real time for all […]

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Museum of Modern Celebrity Tweets

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Saturday 20 February 2010

Got a spare five minutes to kill? Check out the Museum of Modern Celebrity Tweets. Every Tuesday, talented artist Odessa Begay creates a visual representation of a celebrity’s 140-character message, unless, in his words, ‘my hands fall off and my computer explodes’. Simple, really.

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