Eight lives changed by Twitter

Published: Mar 21 2013 03:22:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Dec 26 2013 02:43:23 PM EST

An offensive tweet about AIDS in Africa created a firestorm over the weekend and ultimately cost public relations executive Justine Sacco her job. Check out eight lives changed by the popular microblogging site.

twitter_intro
1 / 16

An offensive tweet about AIDS in Africa created a firestorm over the weekend and ultimately cost public relations executive Justine Sacco her job. Check out how Twitter's reach has expanded and eight lives changed by the popular microblogging site.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    April and violence in America

    With Sunday marking the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, look back at the other violence that has occurred in April in America.

On this Day

  • 1906 San Francisco earthquake

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: April 18

    Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.