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TV tweets are killing the cliffhanger

Aaaaagh!

The last time we looked, that big box on the Twitter homepage says “What are you doing?” Maybe it changes at 9.55pm on a Wednesday night to say “Why not tell the entire planet who’s been fired on The Apprentice?”, or maybe Americans get a special version that says “Quick, tell the Brits who dies in Season Five of The Wire! It’s not on there for months!”

One reply on “TV tweets are killing the cliffhanger”

Glad I’m not on Twitter.

Weird thing is, though, having the story appears to be very popular. Look at the publicity for soap operas: “Tune in next Wednesday because Damian’s going to get shot!” “Kathy leaves Boris for Carlo!” Personally, I prefer watching something in which stuff happens unexpectedly, but millions of soap fans like to know what the story is before they watch it.

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