Anorak

Anorak | Graham Linehan Finds That Twitter And Reddit Are Like Brass Eye – Only Less Believable

Graham Linehan Finds That Twitter And Reddit Are Like Brass Eye – Only Less Believable

by | 9th, August 2011

GRAHAM Linehan a writer on Father Ted, The IT Crowd, Brass Ey e and more finds that writing for twitter on 140 characters or fewer can create problems.  has made it to the front page of Reddit. His Tweet was:
Forget @DeanEsnard and do searches for anyone else boasting about involvement in riots. Take screengrabs. #riotprevention
Hello… Is this a call to your inner vigilante? Stuff the vapid kidzzz and their their theft and smashing larks what we want is gangs of adults looking for the kids and administering instant justice. One man in Salford might not be enough.
Reddit reports his words thus:
–   18:06 –  repsonds:
Made it on to the front page of Reddit, but not in a way I would ever have anticipated
Hi, Graham Linehan here under my username of Mrs.Doyle. I want to make it clear that I was asking Twitter users, not the company, to collect this information. The last few days
You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow



Posted: 9th, August 2011 | In: Technology Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink

Contact Us Writers

Comments