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July 17, 2013

#1239: Social Media

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]]

Spokesperson: sigh

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?