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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
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