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Brazil/Germany Was the Biggest Game in Twitter History Brazil/Germany Was the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s …

Twitter Lets You Embed Tweets in Your Own Tweets Twitter Lets You Embed Tweets in Your Own Tweets

Currently, if you want to rebroadcast a tweet and provide your own commentary, there are two ways to do it. First, you can copy the tweet, add ‘RT’ in front of it, and provide your commentary either before or after …

NBA Stars Read More Mean Tweets About Themselves

For the second time, Jimmy Kimmel has given us a special NBA-themed version of one of the best bits in his repertoire – celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. This time, you’ll find NBA stars like Amar’e Stoudemire, Paul George, …

Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You …

Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets Continues to Amuse

Jimmy Kimmel’s Celebrities Read Mean Tweets is one of the best bits on late night–hands down. We’re all the way up to part seven, which features Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, Ashton Kutcher, Courteney Cox, Andy Garcia, Mindy Kaling, David Blaine, …

Samsung’s Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House Samsung’s Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House

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 …

‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage ‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a …

Steve Elkington Tweets Another Faux Pas

Some people need to realize the internet is not like Las Vegas. What happens on the internet stays on the internet whether you delete it or not. Apparently professional golfer Steve Elkington didn’t get that memo. On Tuesday the Australian …

Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets Continues to Delight
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Jimmy Kimmel continues to have one of the best bits on late night, and he just graced us with part 6. It’s hard to imagine being so famous that people just talk shit about you on Twitter, willy-nilly. Sure, most …

Tatyana Ali and ‘Fresh Prince’ Co-Stars React To Death of James Avery
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To fans around the world, he was simply ‘Uncle Phil’ from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. But for Tatyana Ali, and the rest of the Fresh Prince cast, he was so much more. His shocking death on New Year’s Eve took the …

Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy, Right? Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy, Right?
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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 Makes Odd Privacy Change, Catches Flak, Promptly Backtracks Twitter Makes Odd Privacy Change, Catches Flak, Promptly Backtracks

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 #FinkeObits 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 Continues to Be Hilarious

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 …

‘2 Drunk 2 Care': Girl Tweets Ominous Update Hours Before Causing Fatal Car Crash ‘2 Drunk 2 Care': Girl Tweets Ominous Update Hours Before Causing Fatal Car 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 …

Home Depot Latest Subject of ‘When Corporate Tweeting Goes Really Really Bad’ Home Depot Latest Subject of ‘When Corporate Tweeting Goes Really Really Bad’
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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 In Real Time

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 Cited by Instagram over Safety Lady Gaga Cited by Instagram over Safety

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]

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 Government Shutdown Tweet Gets a House Floor Reading
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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

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 …