CapsCop Shames Those Who Tweet in All-Caps
As you probably know, using all caps is the roughÂ equivalentÂ of screaming at somebody. Thanks to the Twitter account @CapsCopÂ the Twittersphere may soon be getting a little quieter.
@CapsCop is the brainchild of computer programmerÂ Nate Fanaro. The automated robot account finds folks who have sent out all-cap tweets and thenÂ gentlyÂ admonishes them with a sarcastic response. âGive lowercase a chanceâ and âOn Twitter, no one can hear you screamâ are among the bot’s snarky replies.
Fanaro has receivedÂ some pretty angry responses from those @CapsCop has insulted. But he says he doesn’t really take @CapsCop “too seriously” and even concedes he occasionally indulges in caps-locked tweets.
What do you think? Can you get behind this cyber RoboCop’s mission to rid Twitter of all-caps? Or should the social networking site be a place where everybody is free to shout?