You're expecting one of those "where were you" posts, or a lecture about how "we shouldn't celebrate the death of any human being, no matter how vile", aren't you?
We were tempted. We could go on on some long "where were you when you heard the news bit", but that would be rather boring. Also, we wanted to spare friends the mental visual of Poker Chick watching the news in bed in her really old, faded, stretched out pajamas. (Whoops, so much for that one).
If you haven't already heard, one of the side stories of this momentous event was the speed with which it was reported. In a recent post, we discussed etiquette in social media. Today, we're awed by the power of social media.
|This was tweeted by a little-known IT consultant at 4:30 EST Sunday. |
He had 16,000 twitter followers the next morning.