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#fourcomics: Jim Zub Unleashes A Wave Of Comics Nostalgia
#fourcomics: Jim Zub Unleashes A Wave Of Comics Nostalgia
Skullkickers and Wayward author Jim Zub launched a simple hashtag late on Wednesday that turned the comics Twittersphere into a museum of childhood memories, with fans and creators sharing '#fourcomics' that influenced them growing up. With fans of varying ages and experiences sharing issues and series that shaped them as kids or that still influence them today, the hashtag quickly became one of the top trending topics of conversation on Twitter. ComicsAlliance has collected some examples from comic writers, artists, and cartoonists, but anyone with a Twitter account can contribute their own four comics that shaped them by using the #fourcomics hashtag, and anyone can check out the hashtag to see what everyone is posting. Warning: You will be transplanted back to your earliest comic book memories and feel an irresistible urge to go digging through longboxes for your worn-out favorite comics.
Reddit-Digg War Webcomic Chronicles the Battle for Social Media Dominance
Reddit-Digg War Webcomic Chronicles the Battle for Social Media Dominance
When I first started writing online, making the front page of Digg could make my whole day brighter, but as time marched on in the strange world of social bookmarking, I started spending more and more time on Reddit, a baby blue board filled with odd and interesting links, and watched its readership swell while Digg's glory has begun to fade...