Pride and Pinterest.
The Catcher in the Reddit.
2001: A Myspace Odyssey.
Scores of classic books are getting revamped titles on Twitter due to the trending hashtag #RuinaNovelwithSocialMedia. David Hyde started the hashtag yesterday with novelist Samuel Sattin (The Silent End, League of Somebodies) and literary agent Dara Hyde, riffing on A Tale of Two Cities’ iconic opening line:
So what sparked the idea? “Social media can be great,” Hyde told Paste, “but there’s been a lot of negativity on my feed the past few weeks. I wanted to do something playful and creative that still addressed how social media impacts our attention spans and how we react to art.”
Enjoy browsing through 12 of Paste’s favorite tweets in the gallery.