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Twitter Now Lets You Share & Discuss Tweets Privately. Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launches Super, an app that's 'just fun' Biz Stone just launched his second post-Twitter app: Super.
One part Secret, one part meme generator, Super is all about sharing short ideas with friends and people nearby in creative, somewhat offbeat ways. The app allows you to create and share short thoughts or opinions overlaid onto photos. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Hey #Twitter! Which one do you like? I'm messing around with it. It's an actual picture I got of the #solareclipse. ‘Social media works!’ Twitter pressure helps suspend teacher who tweeted ‘crackers’ should ‘Kill yourselves’ There are controversial opinions all over Twitter — it’s a fantastic demonstration of how social media can enable discussion and encourage freedom of speech.
Sometimes that speech has consequences, though. How controversial is the opinion we’re talking about here? Try this on for size: Vinita Hegwood, an English teacher at the Duncanville Independent School District in Texas, on Friday tweeted to those who disagreed with her opinions on the Michael Brown controversy in Ferguson, Mo., to “kill themselves.”
The complete tweet in question reads, “Who the fuck made you dumb duck ass crackers think I give a squat fuck about your opinions about my opinions RE: #Ferguson?