All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tweets’

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Jason Biggs’ Unborn Baby Just Tweeted A Selfie

Jason Biggs, one of the stars of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (you probably also know him from Drexell’s Class), and wife, actress Jenny Mollen, are expecting a baby. In fact the baby is already alive and tweeting. It just hasn’t been born yet. Yes, the still unnamed baby has its own Twitter account, and takes after its father …

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Pretty Little Liars Finale Shatters Twitter Records

When you think back over the years, I bet you can think of some pretty explosive television episodes. Recent episodes of Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones come to mind. Just mention the words “Red Wedding” or “Tread Lightly” and I bet you can recall the crazed fan reaction on Twitter. If I remember correctly, there were a few “HOLY …

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Twitter Users Complain About Twitter Making Changes To Twitter

Twitter began rolling out a new look for the way it displays conversations on Wednesday. The change has come (or is still coming) to the web interface, the Android app and the iOS app. Here’s a look: According to Business insider, “People are absolutely freaking out about it.” I’m not quite getting that impression. The report points to a handful …

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Twitter Now Shows You Articles Where Popular Tweets Have Been Embedded

After testing it last month, Twitter is announcing the wide rollout of a new feature called “related headlines.” Basically, what Twitter is doing is displaying all of the articles that embed certain tweets under the actual tweet itself, on its permalink page. Twitter says that it will “make it easier to discover stories that provide more context. For example, this …

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Tweets Lead to Speeder’s Manslaughter Charge Being Upped to Murder

An 18-year-old Pleasanton, California man who has been charged with vehicular homicide will see that change upped to murder based on a series of tweets. Cody Hall was charged earlier this week in the death of 58-year-old Diana Hersevoort. According to police, Hall struck Hersevoort and her husband with his car while they were cycling. Apparently, Hall was going over …

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Drunk Man Tweets About Single Punch That Killed Royal Marine, Gets 4 Years

A 20-year-old Rochdale, U.K. man has been convicted of manslaughter and given four years in prison after he killed a 19-year-old royal marine in a fight outside of a bar. Shortly following the altercation, Reece Kay tweeted that his hand hurt from delivering the blow to Commando Wes Clutterbuck. According to court documents, Clutterbuck had been attempting to break up …

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NPR’s Scott Simon Is Live-Tweeting His Mom’s Final Days, and It’s Heartbreakingly Beautiful

NPR’s Scott Simon is currently doing something that some may call inappropriate, and others may call brave. Whatever the case, it’s inarguably fascinating, and at times heartbreaking. Simon is currently live-tweeting what seem to be his mother’s final days as she lies in an ICU bed. Between tweets praising the ICU nursing staff, lamenting missed opportunities, and doling out incredible …

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George Zimmerman’s Acquittal Sparked 4 Times As Many Angry Tweets As Supportive Ones

If you were on Twitter during the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, you probably noticed that the majority of tweets referencing the trial did not support the decision. Hashtags like #justicefortrayvon and #nojustice spread quickly, as many users expressed shock, outrage, and sadness. Pew Research has crunched the numbers and used statistical patterns to identify the breakdown …

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Twitter Tests Showing Articles Where Popular Tweets Are Embedded

Twitter appears to be testing a new feature that will provide users with a way to view popular tweets in better context by pointing them in the direction of articles where those tweets have been embedded. The new “embedded on these websites” feature, only being seen by some users, appears just below the tweet and links to sites where the …

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Twitter Turns Tweets into Crazy Elevation Maps

Twitter has just unveiled an awesome new data visualization. The premise is simple – they took billions of geotagged tweets and turned them into an elevation map. But the execution is beautiful. Right now, there are three cities available to explore: San Francisco, New York City, and Istanbul. There are also eight different styles of elevation maps that you can …

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Netflix Uploads Videos Of Ron Howard Narrating Tweets Arrested Development-Style

Ron Howard has been narrating tweets in Arrested Development style, and the Arrested Development Twitter account has been sharing Vines of them for a while. Today, Netflix uploaded a bunch of them to YouTube:

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Twitter Loses French Appeal, Told to Give Up Anti-Semitic Users

Twitter has lost its latest appeal in a racist tweet controversy that’s persisted for nearly 8 months. According to a French court, following French law is not optional for U.S.-based Twitter, and they will be compelled to turn over the identities of users deemed in violation of French anti-discrimination laws. It’s a long story, but here’s the quick version. Back …

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