All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tweets’

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

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 has an interesting social media twist, as a tweet from Mendoza just hours before the fatal crash strongly suggests that …

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

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 users and their screenshot function: Here's a screenshot of the @HomeDepot tweet… pic.twitter.com/R1GmK5Iwv6 — Jonathan Wall (@imfromraleigh) November 7, 2013 …

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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 that large crowds are beginning to gather around various points of Boston in hopes of a Boston win:

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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 who was reported because followers feared for the life of that individual? Lady Gaga was smacked with a courtesy alert …

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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. In honor of the rapper’s appearance, Kimmel decided to alter one of his best bits and turn it into an …

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Popular Government Shutdown Tweet Gets a House Floor Reading

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 of the most popular tweets about the current government shutdown, with nearly 20,000 retweets and over 8,000 favorites. It not …

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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 all you can do it make jokes. And jokes, oh jokes there are a plenty. Check out what Twitter’s saying …

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Martha Stewart Broke Her iPad, and Apparently Apple Is Pissed That She’s Tweeting About It

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 get it fixed. I just dropped my iPad on the ground and shattered two glass corners. What to do?does one …

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Comedian Punches Reporter in the Face After Some 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 much for criticism. According to Daily Beast reporter Josh Rogin, Nainan punched him in the face – twice – following …

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Jeff Daniels, Jim Carrey Tweet ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Set Photos

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 front tooth, and everything became real. Harry and Lloyd are back, bitches. Now, the two stars are tweeting out the …

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Kenneth Cole Was Just “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. Not only have thousands of people died (including children), but the U.S. is currently weighing military action – action that …

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Twitter’s Protected Tweets and What They Mean

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 of a sentence containing unfamiliar terminology, then you’ll rely on someone else to lay down the idea of protected tweets …

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