Medieval Reacts is a great twitter account that sums up the crossroad of humor and art
Quick impression of Twitter this morning:
"Ah! What a beautiful morning. I’ll just roll over and look at my phone. Oh, look at that, TIME picked their person of the year, and it’s… Oh, would you look at that? That billionaire reality TV game show host who won the presidency last month is TIME’s person of the year? You don’t say. Well, back to bed for me for the next four years."
While we sleep through the next four years or until our president-elect Tweets out that somehow the Person of the Year honor he won was rigged somehow, enjoy what Twitter had to say. They weren’t really sure how to deal with it either.
Check out Twitter's best reactions to the Person of the Year, and enjoy how President-elect Trump has enjoyed TIME in the past:
"as president you need to stand firm and stick to what you believe" pic.twitter.com/m1TymuxHtE— k e i t h (@KeetPotato) December 7, 2016
Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming about punching Martin Shrekli in the face amidst the plethora of irritating news about the latest dumb thing the jackass said? Yeah, well, turns out Shkreli is feeling extra charitable these days; and in an attempt to raise money for the son of his friend Mike Kulich--the XHamster publicist who passed away--he's letting the highest bidder punch him in the face.
The entire UFC Featherweight match lasted less than 30 seconds, and McGregor swiftly ended Jose Aldo's history of multiple-rounds fights.
McGregor's quick KO also put another notch in his new belt, it broke Ronda Rousey's previous record for Fastest Title Fight finish.
We wish we could dislike this story on Facebook.
Turns out we were right to be suspicious when we told you Mark Zuckerberg hinted at a 'dislike' button for Facebook last month.
Instead, Facebook revealed to TechCrunch Oct. 8, that the social network planned to 'supercharge' the existing 'Like' button by giving users some extra options on how to react.
Today, Facebook is taking the wraps off what form the new Like may take. It is rolling out "Reactions," a new set of six emoji that will sit alongside the original thumbs-up to let users quickly respond with love, laughter, happiness, shock, sadness and anger.
Facebook tells us that the pop-up feature will first start out as a test in two markets only, Spain and Ireland, before it decides whether to tweak it and/or how to roll it out further.
...The new set of reactions will appear across both mobile and desktop versions of the app and on all posts in the News Feed — be they from friends, Pages/accounts you follow, or advertisers. ...The reactions will work simply enough. On mobile, the emoji will come up when you touch the like button on your screen; on desktop they will come up as you hover the mouse over the like or click on it.
TechCrunch shows it as such:
Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox even put up a video of what these Reactions will look like.
Today we're launching a pilot test of Reactions — a more expressive Like button. As you can see, it's not a "dislike" button, though we hope it addresses the spirit of this request more broadly. We studied which comments and reactions are most commonly and universally expressed across Facebook, then worked to design an experience around them that was elegant and fun. Starting today Ireland and Spain can start loving, wow-ing, or expressing sympathy to posts on Facebook by hovering or long-pressing the Like button wherever they see it. We'll use the feedback from this to improve the feature and hope to roll it out to everyone soon.Posted by Chris Cox on Thursday, October 8, 2015