Twitter Standard Time is the modern equivalent of the CNN era "Do Something Syndrome," where the pressure to "Do Something" in politics, globally is virtually instantaneous.
J: My grad school mentor called it the "Do-Something Syndrome." And it's pretty powerful.

S: Yes, that is exactly what it is. And with media saturation, it's only worse. DOSOMETHING! NOW!!!!!!1!

J: "No, we live on the internet era equivalent, it's called Twitter Standard Time!"
by Smackhound March 11, 2011

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