Flutter: The New Twitter – A Microblogging Parody Video
Flutter: The New Twitter!
LOL this video is awesome. Nano-blogging? Aahahaha. It takes too long to type 140 characters? Flaps? No comment. “wrking 4 project underwear” Wow, they even made fun of hashtags with the “$” symbol. Flutterize eyeglasses? Losing vowels all together? Hell, let’s just lose the English all together and just do digital sign language or something! Hats off the Slate magazine for this one..really creative way of parodying the Twitter & micro-blogging pop-explosion or perhaps implosion?
Great Social Media Parodies Are Hard To Find
After you have worked in social media for a few years you develop a special place in your heart for great parodies of social media and those people who know precisely how to poke fun at the absolute absurdity of it all. Yes, social media can be downright ridiculous with snake oil salesman, twitter & yammer storms, valley wagglers, elitist self-promoting socialites, corporate turf wars, social marketing sock puppets, marketing debacles gone wild, terrorist avatars and real time soap operas unfolding between virtual persona’s + digital alter egos. Sounds crazy right? Well welcome to the carnival!!!
To quote my old pal V:
“A revolution without dancing, is not a revolution worth having.” – V for Vendetta
Seriously, if you cannot laugh at yourself or make fun of everything every once in a blue moon, then you will become a stress-ball & just flip out. Demoralization is one of the things that kills social media, companies, culture and employee productivity. If you can’t or don’t enjoy doing social media, then it is really not worth doing.
Zero’s Favorite Social Media Parody
I already know what you are thinking, but hey there Zero why don’t you make fun of yourself? So I will introduce to you my favorite social media parody of all time. Because ooooh wow look at me, I am a “social media strategist” or “a “social media consultant” whatever that means!
New Media Douchbags Explained
In case you are not familiar with Common Craft’s brilliant & popular “paperwork” style of short but effective learning video’s you might not get the full inside joke. Take a look at Twitter in Plain English or Social Media in Plain English Common Craft video to get a sense of the context of why the above video is so hilarious.