The internet is not capitalized according to a recent change to the AP Stylebook. The internet (nee Internet) is a lot of things, at least according to Twitter. I happened to see these two tweets starting with “The internet is…” in close succession today:
The internet is where people go to prove they’re the best at liking Star Wars.
— SarcasticRover (@SarcasticRover) April 7, 2016
The Internet is a plot by antidepressant manufacturers. — Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) April 7, 2016
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis made me wonder what else Twitter thinks the internet is. Here are a few other Twitter-based definitions of internet that I found.
The internet is where people consider “Just sayin'” a solid argument.
— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) April 5, 2016
The Internet is weird .. Just get your laughs then log off
— 〽️ ZiG⚡️ (@ZigZagSwag) March 29, 2016
The internet is a bad place to be if you can’t tolerate disagreement.
— Vlad Savov (@vladsavov) April 7, 2016
Not surprisingly, the internet is highly literate:
The internet is brokeded
— dolly (@swarsabelle) March 29, 2016
And, finally, there is this poetic posit (in reaction to another tweet that could also be said to define the internet):
THE INTERNET IS WRITTEN IN DELICIOUS INK pic.twitter.com/HXofK2AQp6
— tc (@chillmage) April 5, 2016
What is the internet to you?
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