Population Statistic: Read. React. Repeat.
Wednesday, August 13, 2021


Everyone knows that Twitter is the very latest of the greatest in Web 2.0.

But does anyone know if the site’s user-generated and now-famous Fail Whale mascot is at all related to one of the quirkier outputs hosted on Twitter: A tweet-by-tweet republishing — which, by the nature of the service, is restricted in frequency — of Herman Melville’s “Moby-Dick”?

Something about microblogging is conducive to whale-wondering, apparently. Who knew?

by Costa Tsiokos, Wed 08/13/2008 03:23:55 PM
Category: Creative, Internet
| Permalink | Trackback |

Feedback »
Leave a comment


PLEASE NOTE: Various types of comment moderation may be triggered once you hit the "Say It!" button below. Common causes for this are the inclusion of several hyperlinks and/or spam words in the comment field. Please do not hit the "Say It!" button more than once. If you feel your comment is being blocked without cause, feel free to email me about it.