July 17, 2013
#1239: Social Media
[[A NASA spokesperson heads a press conference]]
Spokesperson: NASA has confirmed that the asteroid is headed directly for us. Yes, a question?
Reporter 1: What role has social media played in this asteroid’s orbit?
[[A twinge of anger and resentment builds in the spokesperson]]
Reporter 2: Has Twitter changed the way we respond to asteroid threats?
Spokesperson: Well, it’s made the press conference questions stupider.
Reporter 3: Fascinating!
Reporter 4: What about Facebook?