Last week, Colbert announced that Daft Punk could not appear as scheduled on his show, The Colbert Report, because of a contractual obligation with MTV. He then announced that the band would be performing at the VMAs. The thing was, it was supposed to be a secret.
On Twitter, the retweet is the ultimate “hey, look at this!” Retweets are an acknowledgment, in most cases an appreciation (but not always), of the original tweeters’ comment. Twitter keeps track of the retweet count. […]