August 29, 2010

What is the story behind "Twitter Fail Whale"?

The image of the "Twitter Fail Whale" has a creative story behind, as "Twitter Fail Whale" means ... "lifting a dreamer".

The whale is a happy thought. The biggest dream you can't achieve. The love that the designer wanted to give her friends when she was unable to visit their Birthday parties. It's a creative idea, isn't it?

Yiying Lu, the designer of "Twitter Fail Whale", talks about the story behind social media's most iconic error message.

(full interview - video below)

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