You can do anything on Twitter these days. Even get sued.
Well, this has got to be some sort of coming-of-age landmark.
Over the past few months, the social networking powerhouse Twitter has been used for just about everything – selling books, selling magazines, selling political careers, fomenting revolution in Iran, fomenting revolution in Moldova, talking about vampire movies, talking about sports, talking about politics, arguing about politics, arguing about Sarah Palin, arguing about healthcare, arguing about the indie band du jour, arguing about those Jon and Kate people, arguing about which recipe for chocolate chip cookies yields the tastiest chocolate chip cookie dough.
Once, some dude was tweeting so hard that he ran smack into a tree.
Today, Twitter users eagerly shared news of another landmark – in Chicago, a management company has sued a tenant for libel, after that tenant tweeted her dissatisfaction with an allegedly moldy apartment. According to a handful of news outlets, in a recently-filed lawsuit, Amanda Bonnen told an unnamed friend: “You should just come anyway. Who said sleeping in a moldy apartment was bad for you? Horizon realty thinks it’s okay.”