You are familiar, at this point, with how this all goes. Some verified foof on Twitter gets something grandly, gratingly wrong and then it gets...noticed. We are far enough along in the online part of our endless civilizational deadfall that we even have a name for this, now: that Bad Tweet and its author are going…
You won’t get these facts from the mainstream media!
The second annual Deadspin Awards would not have been complete without a visit from our only true friend, Daniel Radcliffe. He was once again kind enough to present the award for Worst Tweet:
Grayson Murray, one of golf’s up-and-coming talents, has spent the past month pushing golfers to take a more active role in showing off their personalities online. On Wednesday, Murray shared a little too much of his.
Yahoo!’s social media ship needs a new captain.
Alfie Barker, the 19-year-old striker who before today played in England’s 10th division, watched yesterday’s Bournemouth-Arsenal match and had some thoughts. He was none too impressed with Bournemouth giving up a three-goal lead in the eventual 3-3 draw. And so he sent these tweets to Harry Arter, Bournemouth’s…
Brooks Marlow is a baseball player in the Astros minor league system. He would kindly like these lady broadcasters out of his face. Get off ESPN, lady broadcaster, game’s on!
Last week I happened upon a very bad tweet and it’s been haunting me ever since, filling me with a quiet and persistent rage I can only release through the art of the written word.
The Deadspin Awards are in July, and we need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to vote on an issue close to our hearts: Of all these bad tweets, which one was the absolute worst?
Magic Johnson will no longer be an honorary Lakers vice president after the team stripped him of the title due to his terrible tweets.
A godsend for all tweeters struggling with pithiness: Twitter will stop counting photos and links towards their 140-character limit, Bloomberg reports, citing a person familiar with the matter.
Since going into something like semi-retirement two years ago, disgraced dentistry enthusiast Rick Reilly has stayed relatively quiet, delighting sports fans everywhere. Not two weeks ago, though, he emerged with a long, bad SI cover story on the Golden State Warriors, and now he’s sent out what will surely remain one…
“I tweeted 171 times on Super Bowl Sunday, but at any given time on that day, I had about 250 tweets ready to go that I prepared in the months, weeks and days before the game.” That’s ESPN’s Darren Rovell, in a blog post on Medium about how he, uh, did a good job(?) on Twitter on Super Bowl Sunday—like what does it…
If you’ve ever wondered exactly what kind of “reporting” ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell does, the following tweets will be illuminating.
This tweet sucks! Why would you congratulate Odell Beckham Jr. here? What is Peter King’s deal?