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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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Compared to the low expectations induced by his ranting tweetstorms, it was enough to have some observers describing it as presidential.
But nothing he said has been quite as unsettling as his recent tweetstorms about North Korea, his warnings of"fire and fury" and his quip about"the calm before the storm.
While tweetstorms aren't frequently used by most Twitter users, making them a formal part of Twitter would fit with past user-friendly platform updates by the social media network.
Frequent Twitter users are used to the tweetstorm, which refers to an extended thread of tweets that a user publishes at once.
The Texas Tribune's Twitter account will be chock-full of tweetstorms, breaking news and more, and if things get especially frenzied, head over to our Facebook page for a livestream and play-by-play analysis.
The casting of Massoud and Scott was announced at the Disney convention D23 on Saturday, after months of media speculation and fan-led tweetstorms about who should and shouldn't be chosen for the roles.
Its obvious to anyone who looks beyond the fake-news tweetstorms and examines the factsmultilateralism brings people together.
But any November soul-searching would require Sasse to wrestle with the factors behind his own political rise in a way that, by training his fire on Trump and limiting his messaging to dramatic manifestos and late-night tweetstorms, he has so far avoided.
After reading both papers, both supplementary information sections, the counter-rebuttal, a lot of news articles and tweetstorms (from other energy folks I trust), I find myself thinking that the burden of proof is still in Jacobson's court.
Both men have faced public media scandals; each have garnered massive online followings, often through controversial tweetstorms.