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* TrollingCreator: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake spoiler" image of [=McGucket=] writing in one of the journals]]; posted it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"under a false account; posted a tweet feigning anger, deleted that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after [[spoiler:"The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]] is the trope picture.

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* TrollingCreator: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting purpose during ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''[='=]s run[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake spoiler" image of [=McGucket=] writing in one of the journals]]; posted it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"under a false account; posted a tweet feigning anger, deleted that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after [[spoiler:"The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]] is the trope picture.


* TrollingCreator: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake image of McGucket writing in one of the journal]]; posting it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"; post a tweet feigning anger, delete that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after "The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [[spoiler:[=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]] is the trope picture.

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* TrollingCreator: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake spoiler" image of McGucket [=McGucket=] writing in one of the journal]]; posting journals]]; posted it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"; post "leak"under a false account; posted a tweet feigning anger, delete deleted that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after "The [[spoiler:"The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [[spoiler:[=McGucket=] [=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]] is the trope picture.


* TrollingPicture: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake image of McGucket writing in one of the journal]]; posting it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"; post a tweet feigning anger, delete that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after "The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [[spoiler:[=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]]] is the trope picture.

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* TrollingPicture: TrollingCreator: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake image of McGucket writing in one of the journal]]; posting it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"; post a tweet feigning anger, delete that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after "The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [[spoiler:[=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]]] himself]][[/note]] is the trope picture.

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* TrollingPicture: [[invoked]] Creator/AlexHirsch's use of his account for this purpose[[note]]Attempting [[spoiler:throw fans off the "the Author is really Stan's brother" trail by creating a fake image of McGucket writing in one of the journal]]; posting it on Website/FourChan as a "leak"; post a tweet feigning anger, delete that tweet, then gloating about the ruse after "The Society of the Blind Eye" aired (which revealed [[spoiler:[=McGucket=] was merely an assistant, not the Author himself]][[/note]]] is the trope picture.

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* HypocrisyNod: "The "Me:________; Also me:________" construction is often used for this.


* {{Spoiler}}: Follow updates about your favorite shows or events at your own risk!




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* WorstNewsJudgmentEver: Granted, some Twitter users are well-known figures whose statements may be genuinely newsworthy, but it's also not uncommon for "Some schmoe on Twitter made a popular post today!" to be be treated as a prominent news story by traditional media.

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* AcronymAndAbbreviationOverload: When tweets were 140 characters, users often employed acronyms and abbreviations to fit the character limit. It got to the point where only avid Twitter users could understand what's happening, so Twitter eventually extended the character limit. Most of these shortcut words still persist, though they're used less often.


[[http://twitter.com/ Twitter]] is a "microblogging" service, where users post 280-character "tweets". They can be mundane reporting on their life, a wry one-liner, or the start of an Internet campaign that will snowball and end up with international media coverage. Really, for just 280 characters, there's lots of potential.

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[[http://twitter.com/ Twitter]] is a "microblogging" service, where users post 280-character "tweets". [[note]]The initial limit had been 140; most users now have access to 280 under most circumstances.[[/note]] They can be mundane reporting on their life, a wry one-liner, or the start of an Internet campaign that will snowball and end up with international media coverage. Really, for just 280 characters, there's lots of potential.


[[http://twitter.com/ Twitter]] is a "microblogging" service, where users post 140-character "tweets". They can be mundane reporting on their life, a wry one-liner, or the start of an Internet campaign that will snowball and end up with international media coverage. Really, for just 140 characters, there's lots of potential.

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[[http://twitter.com/ Twitter]] is a "microblogging" service, where users post 140-character 280-character "tweets". They can be mundane reporting on their life, a wry one-liner, or the start of an Internet campaign that will snowball and end up with international media coverage. Really, for just 140 280 characters, there's lots of potential.



* BeigeProse: It's impressive how much you can say within 140 characters. Japanese and Chinese users can fit even more information into the limit due to how their language works.

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* BeigeProse: It's impressive how much you can say within 280 characters, and even in 140 characters.characters when it was the limit. Japanese and Chinese users can fit even more information into the limit due to how their language works.



* NoPunctuationIsFunnier: Punctuation can mean the difference between a post and a thread when you only have 140 characters (spaces included) to work with.

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* NoPunctuationIsFunnier: Punctuation can mean the difference between a post and a thread when you only have 140 280 characters (spaces included) to work with.


* MissingStepsPlan: Twitter has been struggling to turn a profit for some time, and they need several million more users to do it. The upgraded character limit seems to be their solution. Thus...
** 1) Increase Tweets to 280 characters.
** 2) ???
** 3) Profit!


* BalanceBuff: In 2017, Twitter doubled the number of characters that can be put into a single tweet from 140 to 280. This is partly to get users of non-East-Asian languages on even ground with those who do use this languages, as multibyte characters (including Chinese, Japanese, and Korean text) count as 2 characters under this new limit.

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* BalanceBuff: In 2017, Twitter doubled reworked the number of characters that can be put into a single tweet from 140 to 280. This is partly character limit to get users of non-East-Asian foreign-script languages (particularly East Asian languages, which can convey more in less characters) on even ground with those who do use this languages, as multibyte characters (including Chinese, Japanese, and Korean text) each count as 2 characters under this new limit.limit, while standard ASCII characters continue to count as 1 character. If you don't use any multibyte characters, you can put up to 280 characters into one tweet, but if you write entirely in Japanese, for example, you can still tweet only 140 characters.

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* BalanceBuff: In 2017, Twitter doubled the number of characters that can be put into a single tweet from 140 to 280. This is partly to get users of non-East-Asian languages on even ground with those who do use this languages, as multibyte characters (including Chinese, Japanese, and Korean text) count as 2 characters under this new limit.


* {{Bathos}}: Because of the spontaneous nature of tweeting, practically everyone's feed is a jumble of humorous, mundane, sentimental, outraged and philosophical comments, with often jarring juxtapositions.

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* {{Bathos}}: Because of the spontaneous nature of tweeting, practically everyone's feed is a jumble of humorous, mundane, sentimental, outraged and philosophical comments, with often with jarring juxtapositions.

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* {{Bathos}}: Because of the spontaneous nature of tweeting, practically everyone's feed is a jumble of humorous, mundane, sentimental, outraged and philosophical comments, with often jarring juxtapositions.


覧> 1) Increase Tweets to 280 characters.
覧> 2) ???
覧> 3) Profit!

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覧> ** 1) Increase Tweets to 280 characters.
覧> ** 2) ???
覧> ** 3) Profit!

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