"Twitter was intended to be a way for vacant, self-absorbed egotists to share their most banal and idiotic thoughts with anyone pathetic enough to read them,"
Related, The Anchoress is updating all day on the horrific carnage happening in Tehran.
And Mark Shea posts a bleg to twitter account holders to help Iranians twits from being caught or shut down by the government:
If you use Twitter, set your location to Tehran & your time zone to GMT +3.30. Iranian security forces are hunting for bloggers using location/timezone searches. The more people at this location, the more of a logjam it creates for forces trying to shut down Iranians' access to the internet. Cut & paste & pass it on.