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Samsung’s Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House

Samsung’s Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House

By Josh Wolford April 4, 2014

Earlier this week, President Obama welcomed the Boston Red Sox to the White House to honor their 2013 World Series run. It wasn’t huge news, as the President of the United States has been welcoming championship sports teams to the …

Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy
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Facebook finally let you do it a few months ago – why not Twitter? Rumor has it that Twitter may be working on a feature that would allow you to edit your tweets after the fact – you know, after …

Twitter Backtracks on Odd Privacy Change Twitter Backtracks on Odd Privacy Change

In the span of just one day, Twitter made a pretty significant change to a major element of privacy on the site, took a bunch of heat from users, and quickly reverted all changes. Early Thursday, Twitter made a tweak …

Myopic Nelson Mandela Tweet Spawns Hilarious Hashtag Myopic Nelson Mandela Tweet Spawns Hilarious Hashtag

Shortly after the news of the passing of freedom icon Nelson Mandela hit the internet, Twitter began to fill up with tweets of remembrance, deference, and general praise of the anti-apartheid revolutionary. There were tweets of poetic sadness, wonderful tweets …

Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets - Still Funny Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets - Still Funny

Here’s the latest dispatch from never-not-funny land. Jimmy Kimmel is back with more celebrities reading terribly mean tweets. People are brutal. I guess most people don’t think that celebrities actually take the time to read the horrible things they say …

Girl Tweets '2 Drunk 2 Care' Hours Fatal Crash Girl Tweets '2 Drunk 2 Care' Hours Fatal Crash
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At approximately 1:45 am this past Sunday, 20-year-old Kayla Mendoza drove onto the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida – driving the wrong way. Soon after, she slammed head-on into another car, killing both people inside. This incredibly sad story …

It's Been a Rough Day for Home Depot on Twitter It's Been a Rough Day for Home Depot on Twitter
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The Home Depot has been forced to issue a public apology after an unbelievably stupid tweet was sent out from their official account. Home Depot has since deleted the tweet, but it will live on forever thanks to quick Twitter …

World Series: Here's What Twitter Is Saying World Series: Here's What Twitter Is Saying

Currently the Boston Red Sox are leading the St. Louis Cardinals in the series 3 games to 2. Follow what people are saying about the game in real time. Here’s the #WorldSeries conversation: Tweets about “#WorldSeries” There have been reports …

Lady Gaga Receives Safety Alert from Instagram Lady Gaga Receives Safety Alert from Instagram

Well it’s good to know that Instagram cares about the safety of its users and takes their reports seriously. I’ve heard of people reporting others for social offenses such as spam of extreme vulgarity, but does anyone personally know someone …

Musicians Read Mean Tweets About Themselves [VIDEO] Musicians Read Mean Tweets About Themselves [VIDEO]

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel had Kanye West on the show to clear the air following their recent Twitter battle. It proved to be one of the most compelling half-hours of late night television in recent memory. Seriously, check it out. …

Popular Gov't Shutdown Tweet Read on House Floor Popular Gov't Shutdown Tweet Read on House Floor
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Sometimes, it takes a Twitter user to perfectly sum up exactly what’s going on in Washington right now. And sometimes, that internet voice makes its way to the House floor. This tweet from Think Progress Editor-in-Chief Judd Legum is one …

Government Shutdown, As Told by Twitter’s Funniest Government Shutdown, As Told by Twitter’s Funniest

So, it happened. The government shut down. Although many government-run sites are now down for the count, it’s a good thing we still have the non-government-owned Twitter to help us all cope. Sometimes, a situation is so goddamn ludicrous, that …

Martha Stewart Tweets About Her Broken iPad Martha Stewart Tweets About Her Broken iPad
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It looks like Martha Stewart dropped and shattered her iPad – the iPad that Steve Jobs personally gave her. And it also looks like Apple PR is upset with her about all the tweets she’s been posting concerning how to …

Comedian Punches Reporter After Twitter Criticism Comedian Punches Reporter After Twitter Criticism

To be a standup comedian, one would think that you would have to have a pretty thick skin. Between hecklers, critics, and the occasional drunk audience member, you’re going to take some abuse. Apparently, comedian Dan Nainan doesn’t care too …

Daniels, Carrey Tweet Dumb and Dumber To Photos Daniels, Carrey Tweet Dumb and Dumber To Photos
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After suffering through an up-in-the-air status for some time, we finally got confirmation that Dumb and Dumber To, the highly-anticipated sequel to the oft-quoted Dumb and Dumber, was a go. Jim Carrey tweeted out a photo of that famous chipped …

Kenneth Cole "Provoking Dialogue" with Syria Tweet Kenneth Cole "Provoking Dialogue" with Syria Tweet

While the internet chastised designer Kenneth Cole yesterday for “mocking war to sell shoes,” the man himself says that he was only provoking discussion using his platform. Things are screwed up in Syria, and that’s the understatement of the year. …

Twitter @Support Mentions Protected Tweets Twitter @Support Mentions Protected Tweets

So Twitter released this statement on August 29: Now if you’re confused by this, you can always check Twitter’s page on protected tweets and see what all the hubbub is, bub. If you’re someone who shrieks at the sheer sight …