Twitter Trouble

Killjoy Mayor Orders Police Action Because of Crack-Filled Parody Tweets

Mayor Jim Ardis (Peoriagov.org)

Being mean to the mayor of Peoria, Ill. on the interwebs can apparently get you #arrested.

Sometime in late February or early March, somebody launched @peoriamayor — a parody Twitter account designed to skewer the city’s mayor, Jim Ardis, the Peoria Journal Star reported.

Based on the tweets it sent out — which are now unavailable, as the account is suspended — the Twitter account painted Mayor Ardis as being really into marijuana, crack and prostitutes — basically a Peoria version of Toronto’s Rob Ford. Read More

Weirdest Twitter

The Twitter Flash Mob Is the Best Way to Troll Strangers Online

ikr (Screengrab: Twitter.com)

This being a snow week, everything is slow as eff. The trains, the news, our brains. So why not pick up a new Twitter trolling hobby to make the time pass until life returns to normal and you can leave the house in non hideous shoes again?

We were alerted last night to weird tweet purveyor @Fred_Delicious’s devious plan to bombard the most mundane tweets with as many faves as possible. Read More