All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tweets’

Hot Dog! Look Who’s Back on Twitter (It’s Anthony Weiner)

Back in June of 2011, and sitting U.S. Representative tweeted an inappropriate photo of his private area to thousands of followers. His name, as you probably recall, is Anthony Weiner. Weiner tweeted a pic of his wiener. The jokes wrote themselves – it was just too easy. Like most people caught in an incredibly embarrassing, possibly career-ending mess, Weiner lied …

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Obama’s “Four More Years” Tweet Is the Most Popular Tweet in History

Good morning, America. Last night you reelected the President. And although there will be no change in the White House for the next four years, there has been a shakeup inside the ranks of Twitter’s most popular tweets. Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new most popular tweet ever: Follow @BarackObama Barack Obama @BarackObama Four more years. http://t.co/bAJE6Vom  Reply  ·  Retweet …

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Pitbulls, the Disney Channel, and the Election

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 @PatriciaHeaton (image) Patricia Heaton @PatriciaHeaton …

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Starbucks, the Election, and Some Sex Marriage

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 @andylassner (image) andy lassner @andylassner …

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You Can Now Receive Twitter’s “Best-Of” Emails Daily, If That’s Something You’re Into

Back in May, Twitter decided that weekly emails highlighting the “best of” content on the site would be a good way to promote more user engagement. The email digests showcase individual tweets from people users follow, as well as popular news stories and links across the site. The weekly recaps are kind of like Twitter’s “Discover” function, and oftentimes include …

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Twitter Now Shows You When It’s Yanked a Tweet for DMCA

Twitter has just made a significant change in their privacy policy that they say will increase transparency across the site. Now, instead of removing tweets flagged with a DMCA copyright notice, they are simply “withholding” them. Twitter will normally respond to DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) requests that involve the “use of a copyrighted image as an profile photo, header …

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November, the NYC Marathon, and Queen Latifah

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 @zachbraff (image) Zach Braff @zachbraff …

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Twitter: Over 20 Million Hurricane Sandy Tweets, Uptick in “Red Cross” and “Donate Blood”

Twitter’s official Twitter account has tweeted out some interesting stats about October 27 through November 1st, or the Saturday through Thursday encompassing Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. The big number: 20 million+. That’s the number of Sandy-related tweets that Twitter registered in that time frame. As you might expect, the terms “Hurricane” and “Sandy” were the most commonly used terms …

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Facebook Ads, No Shave November, and Glee

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 @aguywithnolife (image) Elijah Daniel @aguywithnolife …

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Twitter’s New Interactive Map Shows Where Political Tweets Mattered the Most

Back in August, Twitter launched their own Political Index (TPI) to track Twitter users’ general feelings about the Presidential candidates. The index is calculated using an algorithm that weighs the sentiment of tweets mentioning Obama or Romney as compared to hundreds of millions of tweets on various other topics. Whatever number pops out is a percentile score, showing that tweets …

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Polident, Halloween, and Donald Trump

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 @RowlyDennis (image) Rowly Dennis @RowlyDennis …

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Words with Friends, McNuggets, and Sandy

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 @FrancisBoulle (image) Francis Boulle @FrancisBoulle …

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