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Facebook Introduces Retweets; Twitter Retaliates With 140-Character Version of Farmville

01/16/2010 11:51 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report) - In an escalating battle between two social networking giants, Facebook today introduced their version of the retweet while Twitter retaliated with a 140-character version of Farmville.

While users of both sites applauded the additional applications, some Twitter users complained that 140 characters were not sufficient to create a working farm, albeit an imaginary one.

"Every time I tried to add livestock, I ran out of characters," said Tracy Klugian, 21, of Summit, New Jersey. "For example, I tried to add another horse and all I got was a ho." More here.