What kinds of Twitter posts get the media treatment? Apparently, this kind:
The tweet spawned quite a few news articles:
Even Chinese ones (!):
Whew. Are we back in 2012? It's quite funny to see media ramble on about Bronies these days, especially considering the tweet was made in good humor and had little to do with "promoting Brony culture". Many of the replies are also light-hearted, so it's really interesting to see such a serious post stemming over a single tweet.
Stop beating the dead horse, please.
Well, if Ubuntu was trying to promote Brony culture, it certainly worked on me:
Also, the post on cnBeta explains why I stopped browsing it a long time ago. Solidot, on the other hand, is a far superior website that only reports on stuff that matters. /s^H^H Seriously, go check it out!
Where did the content come from?
What was that? For the record, the MOTD has nothing to do with Pony.
Correction: The article was updated to reflect that the tweet wasn't automatic.