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Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

Twitter Grabs More Control Over Your Timeline

By Josh Wolford August 20, 2014

Recently, you may have seen some tweets in your Twitter timeline that confused you. Why? Because the tweets are coming from people that you don’t actively follow. This may have pissed you off, and if so, you wouldn’t be alone. …

Courtney Love Twibel Verdict Will Be a Game Changer Courtney Love Twibel Verdict Will Be a Game Changer

Who would have ever guessed that Courtney Love would be involved in a court case that could set major precedent over internet defamation laws? Currently, social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are a bit like the Wild West. …

Dee Dee McCarron Commits Epic Twitter Fail Dee Dee McCarron Commits Epic Twitter Fail

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Perhaps Dee Dee McCarron (AKA Dee Dee Bonner) was jealous that it wasn’t her son A.J. giving an emotion-filled post game reaction after leading his team to a touchdown winning drive in the waning seconds of the BCS Title Game …

Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel Lolo Jones Tweets about Rachel Jeantel

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New rule: Lolo Jones, Olympic hurdler, has to stay away from social media and any other technology that enables her to voice her thoughts to the general population. Watching the testimony of Rachel Jeantel, witness in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin …

Skinny Jeans, Star Wars, and Sandy Skinny Jeans, Star Wars, and Sandy

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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Hoda Kotb, Baby Carrots, and YOKO Hoda Kotb, Baby Carrots, and YOKO

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Amare Stoudemire Fined For Tweeting Gay Slur Amare Stoudemire Fined For Tweeting Gay Slur

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The NBA has fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for calling a fan a “fag” on Twitter. The fan originally tweeted “you better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season mannnnnn deadasss!!!” So Amare’s comment …

Twitter Acquires Nclud and Shoots for Facelift Twitter Acquires Nclud and Shoots for Facelift

Twitter just acquired some valuable new talent. This morning it was confirmed via Twitter (see tweet below) that indeed they have acquired internet design studio, Nclud. Nclud’s co-founder and director of brand experience Martin Ringlein will be headed out to …

Jason Aldean Tweets Video For 7-Year-Old With Cancer Jason Aldean Tweets Video For 7-Year-Old With Cancer

Over the weekend KOLN-TV, out of Nebraska, ran a story about a 7-year-old boy named Tyson Zimmer. The news report told about how Tyson has medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, who just had a golf ball size tumor removed …

Singleton on $10,000 in Lottery Tickets: No Regrets

You may remember this Twitter post from NBA player Chris Singleton during the $640 million Mega Millions lottery: (image)@C_SING31Chris SingletonI’m about to drop 10000 on the lottery and cross my fingers #halfwaytoabillionaireifiwin(image) 6 days ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by …

Tim Tebow Tweets Jets Love, Promises

Tim Tebow hasn’t had much time to devote to Twitter lately; between a scandalous trade to the New York Jets after the Broncos essentially dumped him for Peyton Manning and a recent lawsuit between Nike and Reebok over jerseys bearing …

Alicia Silverstone, Viagra, and Cable News
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features

Twitter began testing Promoted Tweets on mobile devices about three weeks ago. The test began with promoted tweets showing up on searches and newsfeeds in mobile apps, but only showed up with brand the user is already following. Promoted accounts …

Super Tuesday, Pat Robertson, and Pork Donuts

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

CM Punk Feuding With Chris Brown Via Twitter CM Punk Feuding With Chris Brown Via Twitter
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On Sunday, April 1, CM Punk will take part in quite possibly the biggest match of his professional wrestling career. He’ll be going up against Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 28 to defend his WWE Championship. It appears as though Punk …

SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address

Twitter reports today that the traffic specifically about the State of the Union address last night – DURING the address, not counting follow-up remarks – was over 760,000. The hashtag #education alone saw 35,972 tweets. Other hashtags promoted by Twitter …

Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …