AP's badly phrased MH17 'crash lands' tweet: A timeline

or 'The Future Is Scary' by Frightened Old Man

33 minutes in the life of Twitter

14:50 - The Associated Press tweets the above

14:50 - 14:54 OH MY GOD WILL THE HORROR EVER END?!

14:54 - 14:55 - Realisation and retweets

14:55 - 14:58 - Manual retweets with sarcastic comments at the front

14:59 - The AP tweets clarification:

14:59 - 15:00 - 'Someone's getting fired' manual RTs

15:00 - 15:04 - 'The importance of punctuation' tweets

15:04 - 15:05 - Latecomers retweet the original

15:05 - 15:08 - 'It's not a punctuation problem it's phrasing' point scoring

15:08 onwards - Everyone gets on with their damn lives

15:23 - I post this article, probably too late

15:23 onwards - Stare blankly at the screen before looking down at my empty hands and wondering what is life

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