September 30th, 02012 by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander
Tom Chatfield from BBC online writes about the newest flavor of the digital dark age… Lost tweets and social media:
On January 28 2011, three days into the fierce protests that would eventually oust the Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, a Twitter user called Farrah posted a link to a picture that supposedly showed an armed man as he ran on a “rooftop during clashes between police and protesters in Suez”. I say supposedly, because both the tweet and the picture it linked to no longer exist. Instead they have been replaced with error messages that claim the message – and its contents – “doesn’t exist”. [Continue to Article]
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