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Twitter discriminating against its female users

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jen1973 Fri 24-Jun-11 23:30:53

Twitter has a new policy of allowing its male users to post tweets up to 150 characters in length, while limiting its female users to just 140.

It's a sign of the times and a blantant example of patriarchy in action.

The full story can be found here:

We've got to protest against this decision and force Twitter to back down!

Spread the word via Facebook and Twitter!

c0rn551Lk Fri 24-Jun-11 23:31:28

this can't be true!

tribpot Fri 24-Jun-11 23:35:17

"Once the penny dropped, she contacted Tasmanian Womyn Are Tenacious – her local women’s rights organisation, who then proceeded to kick up one hell of a fuss."

Per-lease! 0/10.

MrsReasonable Fri 24-Jun-11 23:42:37

Wow, did you not even read the whole thing? It's a blatant spoof news site, and not a subtle one at that.

c0rn551Lk Fri 24-Jun-11 23:43:41

did I bollocks read it!

MrsReasonable Fri 24-Jun-11 23:44:55


My post was to the OP.

c0rn551Lk Fri 24-Jun-11 23:46:52

yes but its friday and we have all had wine

celadon Fri 24-Jun-11 23:48:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

jen1973 Fri 24-Jun-11 23:56:20

For anyone not convinced, go on to Twitter and see for yourself.

Several of Stephen Fry's recent tweets contain in excess of 140 characters, for example!

mrsjohnsimm Sat 25-Jun-11 00:04:17

No, they don't.

wrongdecade Sat 25-Jun-11 12:16:57

really thats wierd

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