Here's the Inevitable Animation of the Live-Tweeting of the Osama Bin Laden Raid
The latest course of news, as often as not, involves a path from Twitter to the mainstream media, and then, a day or so later, the appearance of a palatable cartoon version, all the better with which to digest your Internet. Sohaib Athar, or @ReallyVirtual, is the IT consultant who unknowingly live-tweeted the Osama raid, becoming an accidental superstar, as these things go. (He's continuing to tweet photos and information as to what's happening in Abbottabad). Here's the NMA take on his tale.
[viaNext Media Animation
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