I am Billy Madison, high school graduate by the back-room dealings of my father.
That’s sort of how I felt – after an initial jolt of self-absorbed glee – about getting verified by Twitter on Monday.
That’s right – there’s a little checkmark to the right of my name on my profile. A quick search of the UltraNets shows that the social media site has 645.75 million users and roughly 54,000 are verified. If that doesn’t convey a level of pretend importance nothing does. (more…)