Spoiler account takes Huffington Post to task for Twitter teases

04/29/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The Huffington Post often posts tweets teasing its stories, but a parody account, @HuffPoSpoilers, is retweeting the messages along with crucial missing information, such as the people or places to which the tweeted headline refers. The account's creator, Alex Mizrahi, says he's annoyed by news organizations that deliberately withhold salient facts in order to lure people to their sites. "It kills me that there is a 40- or 50-character tweet where they could easily put in more information but choose not to," he says.

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