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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, Dwight Howard, and many more reading pointed, hurtful tweets about themselves. There just something about watching a celebrity face the …

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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 know, ads. Twitter’s been feeling the post-IPO pressure lately, as some remain skeptical of the company’s ability to grow its …

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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, Don Rickles, Ethan Hawke, Matthew McConaughey, June Squibb, Jeremy Piven, Kit Harrington, Emma Stone, Gary Oldman and Sofia Vergara–all reading …

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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 White House for decades. There was an interesting moment, however, when Red Sox slugger David Ortiz snapped a selfie with …

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‘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 reference to a previously aired bit. The tweet has since been deleted, but here’s a screenshot (with some added commentary): …

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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 golfer made remarks about Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who recently came out as gay before entering the NFL …

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Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets Continues to Delight

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 mean tweets you send out about George Clooney or Matt Damon fall on deaf ears – I mean, it’s not …

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Tatyana Ali and ‘Fresh Prince’ Co-Stars React To Death of James Avery

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 world by surprise, and now the cast mourns the loss. Actress-singer Tatyana Ali recently took to Twitter to share her …

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Twitter Letting You Edit Tweets Would Be Crazy, Right?

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 they’ve already been retweeted in the world’s largest pool of disinformation. Ok – that would, unequivocally, be one of the …

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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 to how blocking works on the site. In short, what Twitter did was to make blocking a user work more …

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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 that reflected upon to the life of a man who was an inspiration to so many. And then there was …

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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 about them on Twitter, and maybe they don’t. I’m glad we have Jimmy Kimmel to make sure these celebs know …

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