A Wrinkle in the Twitter Timeline

A Wrinkle in the Twitter Timeline

You log on to your favorite social platform for your daily dose of politics, Nazis, and puppy pictures. But today, something’s off.

When a site like Twitter pushes an update, the engineers can never be totally sure about its consequences. From ancient Egypt to the French Revolution and beyond, the space-time continuum could get disrupted ...

(Editor’s note: This article contains flashing images.)

This is the first installment of Platformed, a new series by Lucas Adams, James Folta, and friends.

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