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Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide

There’s not a whole lot you can say about this, except that it’s incredibly sad. Seattle-based rapper and YouTube star (JERKTV) Frederick Eugene Buhl, better known as Freddy E, has taken his own life. Not only that, but he broadcast the moments leading up to the suicide on Twitter. What follows is the series of tweets sent out to his …

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The AP Will Run Ads (Sponsored Tweets) for Samsung

The Associated Press, one of America’s most venerable news organizations, is selling out its Twitter feed for the very first time. And we can thank Samsung and CES for it. According to the AP, Samsung will be the first company to pay for Sponsored tweets inside their Twitter account, which currently boasts a little over 1.5 million followers. The ads …

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Anthony Bourdain Live-Tweets iCarly, Because Someone Had To

The Nickelodeon show iCarly ran for an impressive 109 episodes, and during that time nobody really asked the hard-hitting questions. I mean, does Spencer have a job? Besides hanging out with underage girls? That question and more were posed by Travel Channel star and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain last night during a wonderful little Nickelodeon live-tweeting session. Why would Bourdain …

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Twitter Suspends Top Anonymous Account for Terms Violation [UPDATED]

UPDATE: They’re back. And yes, it was the leaking of Westboro members’ personal info that did it. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: @YourAnonNews, online hacktivist group Anonymous’ most popular Twitter account, has been suspended. It appears to have happened just before noon ET. Popular but significantly less popular Anonymous account @Anon_Central has published what they say is Twitter’s official reply to the @YourAnonNews …

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Twitter Begins to Let Users Download Tweet Archives

After making promises for a good while, Twitter is finally starting the process of giving every user the ability to download an archive of their tweets – all of them. That means all of your outgoing communications, retweets and all, will be available for you to possess (and browse!). “It’s no secret: You make Twitter what it is. And if …

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Food Photographers, J Crew, and the Fiscal Cliff

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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @nealbrennan (image) Neal Brennan @nealbrennan …

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Dwolla Pound Lets You Pay By Tweeting

Dwolla announced a new feature today called Dwolla Pound that lets you send payments to friends by simply tweeting. “This makes it easy to send money to friends, nonprofits or even merchants without having to login to the Dwolla mobile app,” the company says in a blog post. A couple weeks ago, they launched guest payments, enabling users to pay …

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The Pope Started Tweeting Today, Just So You Know

If your Twitter stream needed a little more Jesus, you’re in luck. Pope Benedict XVI, or simply “the pope” to me and you, has officially dipped his toes into the wide world of Twitter. The Pope actually joined the social media site back on December 3rd. @Pontifex quickly racked up hundreds of thousands of followers, and that was just the …

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Secret Santa, The Hobbit, and Angry Birds

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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @ComedyCentral (image) Comedy Central @ComedyCentral …

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Twitter Unveils 2012 Year-in-Review Hub

As the year-end best-of lists continue to roll in, Twitter is making their foray in chronicling 2012 with an impressive new round-up site called “2012 Year on Twitter.” The site features a series of top metrics as well as more in depth features about stories that played out on Twitter this year. You can access the year-in-review portal here. Twitter’s …

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Tchaikovsky, Shazam, and Modern Seinfeld

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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @kellyoxford (image) kelly oxford @kellyoxford …

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Chandler Bing, Facebook, and Nicotine Gum

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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @badbanana (image) Tim Siedell @badbanana …

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