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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Twitter News: Ghostface Killah in Poughkeepsie; 'Aladin' for governor; status updates about the dangers of status updates

News, as it breaks on Twitter:

* The Chance announces that Wu Tan Clan killer bee Ghostface Killah is coming to Poughkeepsie! (Protect ya neck!). Mr. Killah is promoting his latest album, "Ghostdini," with a tour a a series of not-safe-for-work Killah videos.

Just announced Killer cool presents GHOSTFACE KILLAH @ The Chance. Other Killer cool shows at the chance are CIRCA SURVIVE @ The Chance.less than a minute ago via Facebook





* YNN's Capital Tonight reports that Tea Party candidate 'Aladin' has a big sign.

If there's one thing this dude does well, it's BIG signs. http://twitpic.com/2og9x1less than a minute ago via Twitpic

* Rhinebeck's Suzanna Hermans notes that primaries are massive voter mobilizers, as in they're mobilized to not vote at all.

Yikes! Only 186 people have voted at my polling place today. For shame. There's still time! Polls close at 9pm.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone



* Kingston's Dragon Search staffers update their status by re-tweeting a nonexisting tweet warning you about updating your status.



The Drangoneers, however, do not warn you that re-tweeting your employer's tweets only makes the posts seem more popular in an artificial way. Which reminds me:

* My employer, the Daily Freeman, tweets. A lot.


RT @PaulatFreeman: Ulster County bus driver busted for stealing fares http://t.co/rCJD7yH via @dailyfreemanless than a minute ago via TweetDeck



* Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce is pretending to be Tatoo from "Fantasy Island."

just saw two big planes flying extremely, extremely close to each other. should be over by Millbrook now, any one got an eyeball onit?less than a minute ago via HootSuite

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