Twitter Deleting Stolen Jokes

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In an effort to combat accounts that aggregate others’ original tweets for added clicks, Twitter has begun quietly removing stolen jokes from certain users’ feeds, referring to the original writer as the “copyright holder,” and fielding additional removal requests via an online form. What do you think?

“Finally, someone is referring to me as a writer.”

Troy Clifton • Unemployed

“We as a society really need to address this perverse obsession with being original.”

Alfred Wolfe • Lake Dredger


“A case like this could be a fun change of pace for the Supreme Court.”

Joanna Stauber • Skydiving Trainer