Twitter is a fast machine that almost begs for misunderstanding and misconstrual—deliberate misreading is its lubricant. The same flatness of affect that can make it such a weird and funny place also makes it a tricky and dangerous one. Jokes are complicated, context is hard. Rage is easy.
Sam Biddle, “Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her”, Gawker (20 December 2014) [http://gawker.com/justine-sacco-is-good-at-her-job-and-how-i-came-to-pea-1653022326]