Welcome to another edition of our on-going effort to capture and showcase the incredible array of moments that happen #OnlyOnTwitter. This week we bring you a conversation with Madonna, a Q&A with the Vice President, and a chance encounter with Ryan Gosling.
Madonna chats with her fans
To celebrate the first week’s success of her new album, pop icon Madonna chatted with fans via Twitter, including quite a few famous ones.
@katyperry Ray of Light. That was a good moment. I wanna see you in the front row somewhere this year. okay?
— Madonna MDNA Day (@MadonnaMDNAday)April 5, 2012
A British journalist was saved from a NYC taxi by movie star/Internet heartthrob Ryan Gosling. She shared the news via Twitter, of course, and found herself unwittingly at the center of a new viral sensation.
I literally, LITERALLY just got saved from a car by Ryan Gosling. Literally. That actually just happened.
— Laurie Penny (@PennyRed)April 3, 2012
Team accounts and @MLB and many teams rung in a new season on Twitter, rallying fans with Tweets and photos.
The day is here. 2012 Miami Marlins baseball is here. RT if you are ready! twitter.com/Marlins/status…
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins)April 4, 2012
Tornadoes strike Dallas
Violent tornadoes raged through the Dallas metro area and the Weather Channel, NBC News and the Washington Post collected Tweets into Storifys. This is one of the remarkable Tweets they highlighted.
— Jason Howarth (@sportsmktgguy)April 3, 2012
#AskVP: College Affordability
Vice President Joe Biden took questions on Twitter about the costs of college in America.
College costs high. Debt burdensome. Help needed. That’s why I’m here. Fire away. Use #AskVP -vp
— Office of VP Biden (@VP)April 3, 2012
Tim Gunn joins Twitter
Project Runway host and self-described “Fashion Therapist” Tim Gunn joined Twitter and was warmly welcomed.