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Beyonce Lip Sync: Twitter, As Expected, Sounds Off

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 the worst thing to happen. But I’m getting the feeling that people are feeling pretty betrayed by the superstar. Why …

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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 a Tweet, just like you see on twitter.com. You can also view retweet and favorite counts to better understand engagement, …

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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 blue – even before you hit send. That means hashtags, @ mentions, and even links to outside sites. Before, you …

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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 republished a Twitter user’s photos without his permission. The case involves a photographer named Daniel Morel, who accused both the …

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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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @JennyJohnsonHi5 (image) Jenny Johnson @JennyJohnsonHi5 …

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Ravens Trash Talk: LB Brendon Ayanbadejo Rips Patriots on Twitter

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. But now that nearly everyone has immediate access to a public forum, it’s much more likely that players will broadcast …

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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 of last night’s ceremony. According to Twitter, the highest spike in tweets-per-minute during the awards occurred when Lawrence won her …

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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 day than with a selection of some of the day’s most entertaining tweets. Enjoy! Follow @Disalmanac (image) Disalmanac @Disalmanac UPDATE: …

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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 best minutes of viral content on YouTube as Offerman offers his take on tweets from Miranda Cosgrove, Miley Cyrus, Lea …

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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 two dozen stars who will be live-tweeting everything – from the red carpet to backstage. “Actors, directors, style icons and …

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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 up,” it’s no wonder people want to follow the account. Funny or Die co-founder Will Ferrell is celebrating the news …

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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 directed at them. It’s that simple. And it will never stop being funny. I’m just curious about the guy who …

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