Saturday, June 16, 2012
#FailedTechBands Is Funnier Than Most Hashtags, Shows Genius Of Twitter Personalized Trends
"The Black IPs" lol. I follow nerds on Twitter, so rather than just the latest pop stars and sports games, I was delighted to see a nerdy hashtag in my Trending Topics. It's thanks to Twitter's new Tailored Trends that launched on Tuesday and shows you personalized trends based on who you follow. "Creedence ClearRecentHistory? Revival" brilliant. In just a few days Tailored Trends has shown algorithms can beat back the stupidity of the Internet. Here's why this matters, and a look at the best of #FailedTechBands.