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tweetstorm

1. A series of tweets on a particular topic composed by an individual Twitter user and posted in succession. Each tweet may start with number and a slash (such as "2/4") to convey that it is part of a longer message. Good grief, did you see her latest tweetstorm? I don't need eight tweets from one person clogging up my feed!
2. A surge in activity on Twitter as users comment on a particular topic or current event, often one that is controversial. Such users commonly use a unique hashtag relevant to the topic. The actor's sexist comments sparked a real tweetstorm, as well as a public outcry.
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Charles M Blow | NYT NEWS SERVICE ON Tuesday, Donald Trump unleashed yet another tweet storm from within his unceasing drought of competence.
Trump is a man-baby, a failed businessman who lurches from tantrum to tweet storm and back again, who shows no impulse control, who won't take responsibility for his actions, and who whines - a lot - when things don't go his way.
Another Trump tweet storm erupted yesterday when he cut and pasted condolences for the Texas church massacre 11 days ago and sent them to Tuesday's school shooting victims in Rancho Tehama, California.
But Andy Slavitt, a former acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Obama administration, unleashed a tweet storm pointing out that, by keeping their bill behind closed doors for as long as possible, Republicans might limit the time that the public and the press have to absorb the CBO score's implications before holding a vote.
And on the flipside, a Trump tweet storm against Nordstrom--the retailer that dropped his daughter Ivanka's fashion products-actually buoyed the company's shares right after.
amp;nbsp;In February, too the two got involved in a tweet storm when Trump tweeted about Cuban being a disgruntled former supporter.
Another Trump tweet storm erupted yesterday when he cut and pasted condo-lences for the Texas church massacre 11 days ago and sent them to Tuesday's school shooting victims in Rancho Tehama, California.
com/features/no-labels-chance-the-rapper-jimmy-butler/) The Undefeated , Chance the Rapper was asked about a recent tweet storm from Donald Trump in which he threatened to "send in the Feds" to Chicago.
Some people were more angry than amused, saying the CIA had made a bad PR move and should stop the tweet storm.
President Donald Trump's characteristic tweet storms.
He has even been seen criticizing tweets to other social media platforms, posting graphics of the tweets on Instagram or even celebrating longer tweet storms in (https://www.
Still, tweet storms that include unfounded allegations that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower or compare our intelligence agencies to those in Nazi Germany must be creating "a lot of angst" in the intelligence community, he said.
Trump was relatively quiet on Twitter during a nine-day trip to Middle East and Europe, but resumed tweet storms after returning home on Saturday.
The Toon's terrible pre-season preparations continued - following a nightmare US tour, star players' tweet storms and crowd violence at Darlington - as torrential rain and a waterlogged pitch flushed out Italian visitors Fiorentina.