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A terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day for @FiredBigBird

After rocketing to super-stardom last night, the Twitter account started in response to Mitt Romney's promise to cut PBS funding was suspended, unsuspended, and then suspended again.

By October 4, 2012

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Obama, Romney debate (and Big Bird) generate 10 million tweets

Last night's initial showdown between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the most-tweeted political event in U.S. history.

By October 4, 2012

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Debate makes Big Bird a big hit on Twitter

The famed yellow avian star of "Sesame Street" flies high on social media after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney mentions him during tonight's presidential debate.

By October 3, 2012

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On Twitter, PBS stands up to Romney after 'Big Bird' quip

After the Republican presidential nominee suggests he would cut funding for PBS -- a threat to the famous "Sesame Street" character -- the network buys a promoted tweet tied to the term.

By October 4, 2012

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Big brouhaha over Big Bird

week in review Mitt Romney hatches social network backlash while shakeup hits wireless sector. Also: Samsung appeals Apple verdict.

By October 5, 2012