diss tweet
n. A disrespectful or insulting Twitter post.
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Despite social media opening communication channels, as well as making bands themselves directly accessible — often to their detriment, as they reveal the depths of their dimness in ill-considered diss tweets — the culture of boyband fans hasn’t really changed much since the days of Beatlemania.
—Caroline Sullivan, “One Direction: the plight of the Directioners is familiar to anyone who ever loved a boyband,” The Guardian (London), August 24, 2015
Didn't mention anyone in my last disstweet. But hey, if the shoe fits.
—Syaf, “Didn't mention…,” Twitter, August 22, 2014
A web-law tutor says EasyJet threatened to stop him boarding a flight because he posted a tweet criticising the bargain-basement airline.
—Jaspar Hamill, “EasyJet wanted to fling me off flight for diss tweet, warns cyber-law buff,” The Register, September 25, 2013
2008 (earliest)
First 'dis' tweet. I've been sitting on it for 2years. If in Aust, never use these guys to raise money: http://www.businessa ngels.com.au/
—Steve Sammartino, “First 'dis' tweet,” Twitter, April 10, 2008
@akaworldwide I was your fan til I read dis tweet, man u rude to your fans,be a good celeb and not the hash type
—kaf_kayz, “I was your…,” Twitter, August 04, 2015