Twitter

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Type a search into Google and the most popular terms start auto-populating below, suggesting the collective desires, queries, and curiosities of internet users.

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Post image for Pigeons Recruited to Measure the Invisible Toxicity of London’s Air

Pigeons outfitted with lightweight backpacks soared over London from March 14 to 16, collecting air quality data across the city that was shared via Twitter.

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Post image for A Brief History of Kanye West’s Art Commentary on Twitter

This morning, School of the Art Institute of Chicago honorary degree holder Kanye West proclaimed on Twitter: “My tweets are a form of contemporary art only compromised by people trying to tell me what to tweet and not to tweet…”

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Post image for Inventive Twitter Projects Monitor Air Quality, Calm Chemo Patients, and More

At last month’s London Design Festival, six projects considered how Twitter might enable interactions beyond verbal communication.

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Post image for Why Don’t More Americans Go to Museums?

In the past we may have turned to pollsters or psychics, while today we turn to Twitter to look at the hive mind and discover why.

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Post image for Digital vs. IRL: A Tale of Two Superscripts

Being at Superscript was quite the meta experience.

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Post image for 7 Suggestions for the Next Superscript Arts Journalism and Criticism Conference

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Superscript, a first-of-its-kind conference about arts journalism and criticism in the digital age, hosted by the Walker Art Center, was full of illuminating moments about the labor of writing. But it also left some things to be desired.

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Post image for How Viral History Accounts Are Hurting the Past They Purport to Celebrate

Although it only started in March, the Twitter account @MedievalReacts has soared to over 270,000 followers — all because it takes images without attribution from libraries and other sources and pairs them with punchy, modern text.

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Post image for Did a Few Tweets Force Frieze to Unionize?

On April 9, Frieze New York and city labor unions announced that they had reached a settlement regarding using unionized workers for their fair in May.

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Post image for Marco Rubio Slams Obama’s Art History Apology

There comes a time when an American politician has to stand not for what’s popular, but what’s Right, what’s True.

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