The US Air Force has spent over $60 billion on the F-22, a fighter that doesn’t really work and sometimes chokes people. How much is it spending on Twitter? Judging by the output, negative $50,000. It’s hard to figure out exactly what the taxpayer-funded @usairforce is there for. It’s a mix of historical blips, links to soccer matches, factoids, strange motivational shouts, and lots of exclamation points. It’s the drunk Thanksgiving uncle of Twitter, telling you to take off that shirt and play some god damn touch football or you’re going to get bodyslammed. It’s Chuck Grassley with a silver tongue and a nuclear arsenal. Read the full story at Gizmodo.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.