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Jim Carrey’s History of Gun Control Tweets Jim Carrey’s History of Gun Control Tweets
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Jim Carrey went and pissed off the gun-loving right over the weekend with a couple of tweets referencing assault rifles, the Newton massacre, and soulless gun owners. Many anti-gun control activists have voiced their displeasure with the actor – and …

State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK” State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK”

You know how the official Twitter accounts of top government officials and the First Family make a point to let us know when it’s really them sending out the tweet, instead of their staff? For instance, a tweet sent from …

Twitter’s Top Super Bowl Moments Had Nothing to Do with Football (Hint: Beyonce Killed It) Twitter’s Top Super Bowl Moments Had Nothing to Do with Football (Hint: Beyonce Killed It)

Sure, anything that happens in the context of the Super Bowl has football to thank for its existence. The halftime show wouldn’t exist without a football game that required an intermission. All of those funny ads wouldn’t exist if there …

Kenyans Reading Celebrity Tweets Is More Depressing Than Anything Kenyans Reading Celebrity Tweets Is More Depressing Than Anything

People on YouTube are calling this clip racist. It’s not. But I can see how one might think that if they just kind of watched the first few seconds and didn’t really think about it. Depressing is really the right …

Twitter Expands Tweet Pages to Include More Replies (and Replies to Replies) Twitter Expands Tweet Pages to Include More Replies (and Replies to Replies)

Twitter has just made an improvement to individual tweet pages that, to be honest, has been a long time coming. Now, users can scroll thorough every single reply made to a tweet, even if that tweet garnered dozens and dozens …

Tweet Ping Is a Beautiful Single-Purpose Site That Lets You Visualize Tweets in Real Time Tweet Ping Is a Beautiful Single-Purpose Site That Lets You Visualize Tweets in Real Time
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This is a cool single-purpose site alert. It’s called Tweet Ping, and it is a gorgeous visualization of all the tweets in the world, as they post in real time. It also has some cool tracking features at the bottom, …

Beyonce Lip Sync: Twitter, As Expected, Sounds Off Beyonce Lip Sync: Twitter, As Expected, Sounds Off
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Now that it’s been confirmed that Beyonce lip-synched her flawless performance of the national anthem at yesterday’s presidential inauguration, we can all just crawl up into a hole and cry ourselves to a sweaty, nightmare-laden sleep. Ok, it’s probably not …

Twitter Improves Embedded Tweets with Better Media Content, Faster Loading Twitter Improves Embedded Tweets with Better Media Content, Faster Loading

A little over a year ago, Twitter launched embeddable tweets. Today, they’re launching an update to that function that improves both the look and performance across the web. “Embedded Tweets display photos, videos, article summaries and other content shared in …

Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets

Twitter has made a minor tweak to its dekstop site that should help users better understand what they’re about to tweet out to their followers. Now, when you’re composing a tweet, links (anything that’s clickable on the site) will appear …

You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge

The idea that content made public on social media is fair game for anyone and everyone to use has received a major strike, as a U.S. District Judge has ruled that two news outlets were in the wrong when they …

Coke, Osteoporosis, and the Golden Globes Coke, Osteoporosis, and the Golden Globes

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 …

Ravens Trash Talk: LB Brendon Ayanbadejo Rips Patriots on Twitter Ravens Trash Talk: LB Brendon Ayanbadejo Rips Patriots on Twitter
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Twitter has proven to be a landmine for plenty of public figures in the past (especially professional athletes). Before social media, organizations were better able to monitor (and to an extent limit) what their employees let slip to the public. …

Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway Responsible for Top Twitter Moments from the Golden Globes Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway Responsible for Top Twitter Moments from the Golden Globes

With the declaration “I beat Meryl,” Louisville, KY native Jennifer Lawrence accepted the Golden Globe for Best Actress (Comedy). That speech also put her over the top in another way, as she is also responsible for the most-tweeted about moment …

Peter Frampton, Little Debbie, and Chipotle Peter Frampton, Little Debbie, and Chipotle

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 …

Nick Offerman Reads More Asinine Tweets After Four-Month Hiatus Nick Offerman Reads More Asinine Tweets After Four-Month Hiatus

It’s been over four months since Conan asked Parks and Recreation star, woodworker, and noted moustache champion Nick Offerman to take some time and read some celebrity drivel. That’s too long. Please enjoy what continues to be one of the …

Golden Globes Will Get Second Screen Help from Celebs on Twitter Golden Globes Will Get Second Screen Help from Celebs on Twitter

This Sunday, at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, Twitter wants you to have a second screen experience by following the show via celebrity tweets. If fans choose to “tune in” to Twitter, they can get behind-the-scenes updates from nearly …

Will Ferrell Helps Funny or Die Celebrate 5M Twitter Followers [VIDEO] Will Ferrell Helps Funny or Die Celebrate 5M Twitter Followers [VIDEO]

Humor site Funny or Die just hit a significant social media milestone: 5 million Twitter followers. And with gems like “If you live in a free world, and you’re not eating ice cream at least once a week, you’re f*cking …

More Celebrities Are Back to Read Your Hateful Tweets More Celebrities Are Back to Read Your Hateful Tweets

One of my favorite late night segments is back for round three, as Jimmy Kimmel has pulled more celebrities and subjected them to some pretty hateful tweets from the peanut gallery. In “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets,” celebrities read mean tweets …

Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide
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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 AP Will Run Ads (Sponsored Tweets) for Samsung The AP Will Run Ads (Sponsored Tweets) for Samsung
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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 …

Anthony Bourdain Live-Tweets iCarly, Because Someone Had To 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 …