Cops Bust Woman for Hitting Cyclist After She Brags on Twitter

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Here’s a lesson in what not to do online, straight from the Twitter for Dummies handbook.

Our story begins on Sunday in Norwich, England, where an organized cycling event called the Boudicca Sportive ride was taking place. Tensions between cyclists and automobile drivers are well documented the world over, but this Sunday tweet from a local driver using the Twitter handle @EmmaWay20 took things to a new level:

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Way probably thought her friends would get a good laugh out of how she put that road-hogging cyclist in his place — but she couldn’t possibly have expected this Twitter response from the Norwich police: Read more…

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MLB Pitcher Quits Twitter After Ugly Messages From Fans

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez was once among the team’s most open and engaging players online. The closer would respond to fans, and became known for sharing a “song of the day” with followers

But all that is no more. Perez shuttered his Twitter account after incurring the digital wrath of fans who were upset over his recent struggles on the mound. In a somewhat surprising move, the Indians even released a statement on Tuesday afternoon saying that Perez had, in fact, shut down his account

Many Cleveland sports fans piled on Perez after he gave up back-to-back homers to blow a save against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Then, on Monday, he gave up another homer in the ninth inning of a tie game Read more…

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