Twitter Kills


Vapid social networking site Twitter claimed the life of another hapless victim with more finality than usual recently when the girl in question accidentally electrocuted herself whilst trying to keep up with her tweets.

The 17-year-old girl in question, a resident of Romania, was using the web-based social networking application in the bath; it seems her Twittering session extended for such a long period of time that the battery of her laptop died.

Rather than interrupt either her bathing or her Twittering, she instead attempted to plug in her laptop to the adapter, but unfortunately did so with wet hands.

It seems it was either the shock from the mains or from subsequently dropping her laptop into the bath which killed her, for she was found by her parents lying lifeless with her laptop by her side.

Via the Austrian Times.

We do not hear what her last Tweet was…

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    Comment by takuya13
    20:08 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    my power cut out wen i was reading this article.. hahahh fail... D:

    Comment by Anonymous
    Comment by paurusan
    20:11 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, at least the artists got the color of the girl in the article pic right.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    20:19 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    her last twitter: dying

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:51 02/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    LMFAO!!! Oh man, this is terrible. If there is a hell, I am going there when I die, because I laughed my ass off when reading this.

    Comment by Anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    23:22 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    heh, just another case of random stupidity. and how many times have we heard, "no electronics near the bath water"

    has anyone seen the movie Idiocracy?
    it's coming true......

    Comment by Kurizu
    23:25 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    how did they know she tweeted before she died?

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    Comment by yuki-slave
    08:20 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "she was found by her parents lying lifeless with her laptop by her side."...

    Comment by Ex-anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    13:58 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    dammit i knew there was a good reason to hate twitter.

    Comment by U-Toru
    13:14 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Darwin Award lulz etc, whatever, a 17 year old girl died.
    Is it her fault? Obviously. Should she have known better then to do something like that? Obviously.

    But how is a teenage girls death, no matter the circumstance, actually hilarious to some of you?

    Not complaining about article at all, but 90% of these comments are pretty terrible.

    Comment by plmko
    13:25 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't think they are laughing at the girl dying, they are laughing at the way in which she died which involved the twitter program.

    Obviously if your going to take the context out of things its not funny. Besides why are you even on this site if it disgusts you to see morals fly out the window?

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:38 23/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    A 17 year old should know not to use electronics while in the bath tub. This girl was stupid enough to plug her laptop in to an electrical socket with wet hands because she couldn't be bothered to stop using her precious twitter for a few minutes. This girl deserves her darwin award and hopefully this convinces some people not to be so obsessive about these websites (CNN I'm looking at you).

    If this type of stuff offends you then I recommend that you stop using the internet because these types of comments are everywhere. You shouldn't expect a bunch of anonymous people to show compassion for every idiot that kills themselves in these utterly ridiculous ways because, as heartless as it sounds, there are a lot of people that believe the world would be a better place without those idiots.

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    Comment by Fonzer
    21:06 15/10/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    well she was a romanian girl.What else would you expect.

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    Comment by muteKi
    14:30 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now for 90% of the CNN newsteam to go this same fate.

    Comment by D’
    17:42 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    twitter is not the one to blame dammit D :

    Comment by Anonymous
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    Comment by yaku
    16:19 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's why is always better to take something like a portable console or a small -unplugged- laptop in the bath (IF you actually decide to soak with an electric device against all common sense)

    Some people... I wonder why she couldn't just relax and wait to finish her bath to use twitter. Gosh, is not like the site is going to run away.

    Comment by ;_;
    16:18 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Her last tweet was: brb dieing from electric shock lol

    Comment by Meidoganekko
    23:52 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    OP girl looks cute <3

    Comment by Exia4
    15:36 30/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sudsy breasts are sudsy.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:12 05/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Proud to say that I'm not registered to any social networking sites. ^_^

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:29 14/04/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's the same of being proud of not having a cellphone, like some old people do.

    Comment by The Pendragon
    10:18 23/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Hang on, i'm just gonna plug this in..."

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    Comment by Aeromax
    08:14 23/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "death by Twitter" more like "death by fucking idiocy"

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:13 23/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Was the laptop ok?

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:38 11/09/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm amazed that no one has simply suggested a waterproof computer built into the shower/bath. Sort of like those fridges with TV's built into them.

    Poor girl. She may have survived in a futuristic setting.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:55 17/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    downright stupid.... why do women always have to use such stupid sites like twitter to keep up their social contacts? Women,men will never understand them because women never grow up and still behave like kids, doing such brainless acts like using electric devices in the bath <_<

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:08 16/05/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Those who lives with laptop, will die with laptop... Idiocy prevails...

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:14 20/05/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously, is there a limit for stupidity?

    Comment by Idle Hands
    02:07 23/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is very sad. I love technology,but taking a laptop in the bath is a bit much. Something I don't understand is what the need for Tweeter is? Since there are already instant message programs and texting via cell phones, Tweeter seems a little redundant.

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    Comment by Muzaffar
    01:51 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Twitter sucks, period.

    Comment by ataraxia
    02:31 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    why the hell would you even bring an electronic device in the bath anyway? if you're so addicted, then hasten your bathing process and resume your activity. damn. people these days. all logic just flies out the window.

    i do feel sorry for the girl, but not for how it happened. it's pure stupidity.

    Comment by RyoBase
    03:23 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    at least, she has twitted before she dies.

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    Comment by shadowty
    10:36 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    well at least her genes are out of society. thanks so much. the darwin's in the mail.

    Comment by Eamon
    14:50 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I could only imagine what her final words on tweeter was...


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    Comment by Meimi132
    09:46 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow... who's really stupid enough in this day an age to have electricals in a bath?? Christ.... Just a phone that supported twitter would have worked for her... why the whole laptop was needed I've no clue...
    Internet in the bath.... tis one step into insanity that I'm not willing to take.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:39 22/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I hate the boobs in this picture.

    Because a normal woman's boobs stand up abnormally when she's in the bathtub like someone's holding them up from behind.

    The nipples should be further down.

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    Comment by Artefact

    She has implants.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:09 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    My cat knocked over my brand new DSi I got for my birthday into her water bowl today and broke it, along with the game in it....

    This reminded me of the heartbreak...)8

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:18 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No one is important enough to warrant going onto social networking sites while in the bathtub.

    Especially not someone from Romania.

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    Comment by AppleIIGuy
    08:23 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No GFCI outlet in the bathroom?

    Comment by Demon Lord
    08:23 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well... the addiction to sites like that is getting very uncontrolled.. but it´s funny watch what people do to be online all the time..even during bath :)

    we have to say it was a very shocking bath :P

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:07 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This isn't new. Twitter is used to hunt down, arrest, and and kill protesters in Iran right now.

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    Comment by Forlourned
    08:09 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What a TWIT--ter... I'm betting they found her still holding the wire on one hand while looking like she's Still trying to twitter away on the other while it's happening. Those last messages must still be in debate into what she was trying to say as she was frying.

    A excerpt(perhaps?):
    gqfwewqxxs egfhgjdv gescyhets vgrehdc 45yv e6uv 3e5irf vi67gbn yjmutnk 6nbumoi7yn b89l7yu hminy, il.j.,ilkjn.k j.ikj )OPikj/;i'/p/9i .i9o/;jm";ijk ioluj ;lij ;ij .kj . io;j;j iop'iuj i;
    j/ji./j /j;/ j ./'
    o[ ol
    ' k'j / .kj ;

    A true fool for the Darwin Awards! Better hustle on over to report this HEelarious news on the dang silly dead muuron!


    HAHAAHHHAHAHHAHAHHAAHHAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA* -uhwoo- my chest~ hehehe ehhe heehe... the world is truly.. truly special in oh so many ways.

    Comment by sono
    08:12 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Laughing Jens
    08:25 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ouch...this can happen...

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:27 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Last Tweet: "BRB, battery almost dead"

    Comment by R
    09:32 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "BRB, as as soon as I reincarnate."

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:39 21/06/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's good to be alive.D:

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