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Twitter’s Collective Entitlement Rears Its Ugly Head… Again

June 4th, 2010 — 1:32pm

“What the mob wants, the mob gets…” is quickly becoming the norm of social media. News of the Spiderman series relaunch, combined with Twitter, has geeks dreaming up “what if” scenarios. What if Spiderman were black? Could the story still be told as Peter Parker? Can you have a Spiderman without a Peter Parker?

Through Twitter brainstorming sessions, these were some of the questions asked. At some point, the concept gained traction and a “campaign” was born. Spurred by the recent success of other Twitter campaigns, some Twitter users are demanding Sony Pictures to cast Donald Glover as the new crusader of the franchise.
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