tweetstorm

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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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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.
So Trump just might get his growth number, especially if he finds a way to normalize economic policymaking -- uncertain for a president who seems to prefer tweet storms to patient policy analysis.