This Twitter bot trolls companies tweeting about International Women’s Day and it’s brilliant

John Plunkett. Updated March 8th, 2022 It’s International Women’s Day on Tuesday, AKA the day comedian Richard Herring used to reply to all those men asking when it will be International Men’s Day (19 November). It’s also the day when lots and lots of companies take to Twitter to say why gender equality is so … Read more

This Twitter bot is calling out the gender pay gaps of companies tweeting about International Women’s Day and people love it

John Plunkett. Updated March 8th, 2022 It’s International Women’s Day on Tuesday, AKA the day comedian Richard Herring used to reply to all those men asking when it will be International Men’s Day (19 November). It’s also the day when lots and lots of companies take to Twitter to say why gender equality is so … Read more

16 good reads from Twitter for World Book Day

Poke Staff. Updated March 3rd, 2022 It’s World Book Day, which is the focal point of a charity that aims to give every child a free book, but which draws attention to itself by encouraging children to dress up as someone or something from their favorite stories. World Book Day stands in solidarity with the … Read more

13 times Piers Morgan was gloriously owned by Gary Lineker on Twitter

Poke Staff. Updated March 3rd, 2022 Now Piers Morgan has landed his new TV and newspaper gig, we can expect him to be even livelier than normal on Twitter. One thing never changes, though, and that’s his always entertaining spats with Gary Lineker, from which the Match of the Day presenter invariably (always) ends up … Read more

A Tory councillor got totally owned for saying Boris Johnson was on the front line

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 28th, 2022 Much has been made of the fact that Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has taken a hands-on approach to defending his country, despite intelligence suggesting he is a specific target of Russian snipers. He was offered the chance of evacuation by the USA, but turned it down. New @AP reporting … Read more

The 15 funniest things people said about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s “library”

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 21st, 2022 If you’ve ever wondered if you’re missing out by not reading the Daily Mail, one of this weekend’s big features was a look at what Jacob Rees-Mogg keeps in his library. Wait… Who amongst us doesn’t have a bracelet woven from the hair of Copenhagen? Now that I’ve put … Read more

The UK has been battered by storms and funny tweeters have battered back – 28 low blows

Poke Staff. Updated February 18th, 2022 In a lot of areas of the UK, it’s currently half-term, so – naturally – the country is being battered by storms. ⚠️ 2 storms in as many days. Storm Dudley and then Storm Eunice. A rough idea of ​​where they will be coming from ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/783IKL2XxA — Scott … Read more

People can’t stop talking about NFTs – 19 non-fungible tweets

Poke Staff. Updated February 14th, 2022 Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are collectible digital assets, such as pictures, videos or sound clips that are bought and sold using cryptocurrency. They’re unique digital properties, representing images or files that may not themselves be unique. For example, personalized pictures of apes are the in-thing right now. I am an … Read more