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News: Comedy King Of Scottish Twitter Crowned

A judging panel of comedians appearing at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, including Fern Brady, Mark Nelson, Janey Godley and Ray Bradshaw has revealed @marcsimps0n as the winner of Scotland’s funniest tweet. Picked from a shortlist of Tweets that were carefully curated by the Twitter team, @marcsimps0n will receive his own wall of honour within the #ScottishTwitter Visitor Centre and a gold trophy in the form of the iconic Twitter bird.  And #ScottishTwitter’s funniest tweet is…

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News: Twitter Visitor Centre Opens On Edinburgh Fringe

To coincide with one of the world’s largest comedy festivals, the Edinburgh Fringe, and as a salute to #ScottishTwitter conversations, Twitter is opening an immersive visitor centre on the doorstep of Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile.

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News: Twitter To Put On First Stand-Up Gig

In a global first, Twitter is to stream its first comedy show. Sponsored by UKTV’s entertainment channel Dave, #LaughAt2017 will stream on @livecomedy on Sunday 17 December at 10.30pm. 

It is the first time that Twitter has branched out into a comedy show with comics taking a look back at the last twelve months in the end of year stand-up show 

Opinion: The Wright Way is axed. Did Twitter kill it?

So the good news is that The Wright Way will not be coming back. Shane Allen, the BBC's Comedy head honcho has confirmed that there will be no second series of Ben Elton's risible, dated Health & Safety so-called sitcom.

Opinion: How Twitter makes life harder for critics

It has been a funny few days for me on Twitter. I did not think I have ever been blocked by anyone and then over the weekend I discovered by accident that two comedians had blocked me. I found out about the first when I tried to follow him and the message "you have been blocked from following this account at the request of the user."

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