What do you do when you're late to a trend? Mock yourself! Watch Jon Stewart's Daily Show writers, one of whom only started using the banal messaging service on Oscars night, try to catch up.

The subtext of the opening clip, which sets up the media's relentless fascination with Twitter: Every other media outlet in the world picked up on Twitter before the Daily Show did. Welcome to Twitteronia, kids.

Here's the full segment: