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Stupid Fight: New Twitter App Finds Out Which Celebrity’s Followers Are the “Stupidest”

Mashable informs us that Stupid Fight, a new app for Twitter, will allow users to compare the fans of different celebrities and see which group is “stupider.”

Stupid Fight was created by Tom Scott, a designer who also created the equally mischievous Tweleted, and will probably cause anyone who uses it to become completely addicted…for at least a few hours.

Of course, in a world where complex thoughts are broken down to fit into 140 characters, a few hours can be nearly a lifetime:

The way the site works is simple. Users are given an interface with two boxes where they can type in any celebrity’s Twitter name. The site then looks up the last 100 tweets that have been sent responding to each celebrity and compares the message looking for specific “stupid indicators”. And what are these indicators? Well, Stupid Fight makes no claims of any complex scientific equations.

“Stupid Fight can’t go out and administer an intelligence test to each person that’s sending messages to a celebrity. So instead, it estimates based on several stupid indicators. Are they using twenty exclamation marks in a row? Do they endlessly use the abbreviation ‘OMG’? Do they seem incapable of working out where their Shift key is? These indicators have a strong correlation with the message, and its sender, being stupid.”

Read more about Stupid Fight’s political applications at Mediaite.

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