D-Day Tweets

DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontreal and onContinue reading “D-Day Tweets”

Amber Alert Success!

The power of social media is evident in so many ways. One often hears of the role played by Facebook in various uprisings and movements in undemocratic places. But it’s not just on a large-scale that the WWW can be of assistance.  In the  city of Trois-Rivières, between Montreal and Quebec City, a baby wasContinue reading “Amber Alert Success!”

Brampton House Party Gets Out of Hand

At least Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who is allegedly in rehab, can’t be blamed for this; Police bust massive house party in Brampton after 1,500 teens show up. Not exactly what one expects from a Toronto suburb, but with social media anything is possible. In excess of 60 police cars arrived on the scene toContinue reading “Brampton House Party Gets Out of Hand”

Searchers Lack Color Coordination

OK so the black box is orange and the blue fin drone is yellow. Should these people be in charge of locating a plane? — DCMontreal (@DCMontreal) April 21, 2014 DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, aContinue reading “Searchers Lack Color Coordination”

On This Day: Tweets From History

Some Tweets that may have been sent on this day in history: April 11, 1814 – Napoleon was forced to abdicate his throne. The allied European nations had marched into Paris on March 30, 1814. He was banished to the island of Elba. April 11, 1966 – Frank Sinatra recorded “Strangers in the Night.” AprilContinue reading “On This Day: Tweets From History”

Tweets From History

DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontreal and onContinue reading “Tweets From History”

Twitter: Historical Tweets

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Twitter: Historical Tweets”

Twitter: Historical Tweets we’d like to see

The Daily Prompt is about funny stuff this Friday. There can be no doubt about the role Twitter now plays in our society. From frivolous tweets to serious news, from jokes to political statements (yes, those may well overlap sometimes), Twitter is the fastest means of conveying short messages. I have already interviewed the drivingContinue reading “Twitter: Historical Tweets we’d like to see”