Category: Twitter

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On speed-skating, climate change and that huge Heineken beer…

Perhaps unnoticed to the rest of the world’s Twitter community the Dutch had some fun this weekend about our international reputation for speed-skating. NBC’s Katie Couric covered the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and informed the waiting world why the Dutch win so many medals at speed-skating. Her explanation: skating is an important mode of transportation in the Netherlands...

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Bana Alabed, the girl that tweeted from Aleppo, is safe!

This morning the Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief tweeted on @IHHen that Bana Alabed has finally arrived to safety. On the picture she smiles and you will notice the missing teeth. It reminds those that feel they know her of the innocent tweets of the seven year old Bana about the tooth fairy. On 8 December...