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Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

By Sean Patterson October 30, 2014

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, …

Here’s a Creepy 14-Tweet Story from R.L. Stine Here’s a Creepy 14-Tweet Story from R.L. Stine

It doesn’t take a lot of words to tell a creepy, compelling tale. Short fiction writers know this, and they’ve been using Twitter as a medium for their brief–but-–powerful stories for years. Twitter’s recently embraced this – even holding its …

Twitter Earnings Released, Revenue Up 114% Twitter Earnings Released, Revenue Up 114%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenue of $361 million, up 114% year-over-year. The company posted a net loss of $175 million and non-GAAP net income of $7 million, with GAAP EPS of ($0.29) and …

Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good

Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for the third quarter. Facebook is still sending way more referrals than any other social network, but at the same time, things are looking worse for traffic from the others. The report …

The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet The Queen Sends Her Very First Tweet

Her Majesty The Queen has just sent out her very first tweet. Queen Elizabeth II tweeted that it’s a pleasure to open the Science Museum’s new Information Age Gallery. She sure hopes everyone will enjoy it. It is a pleasure …

Jenelle Evans Accused Of Abuse On Twitter Again

Jenelle Evans needs to stop giving haters, who are dying to get her kids taken away, all the ammo they need. The former Teen Mom star just can’t get a break from Twitter followers. Some of them seem to exist …

Twitter Unveils Fabric and Digits At Flight Twitter Unveils Fabric and Digits At Flight

As expected, Twitter announced a new mobile platform for app developers called Fabric at its first-ever Flight conference. The company says it will make it easier for developers to build apps. It’s made of three modular kits that address stability, …

Vine Adds Channel Following On iOS Vine Adds Channel Following On iOS

Twitter’s six-second video app Vine is starting to grow up, and add functionality to make it more usable to more people. The company announced today that the iOS app will now let you follow channels to get select vines in …

Monica Lewinsky Talks Loving Bill Clinton

Monica Lewinsky has a new goal in life–ending cyber bullying. But in the meantime she has managed to rehash–a.k.a. justify–her actions while serving as an intern under former President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky spoke Monday at the Forbes Under 30 Summit …

Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter, Thousands Follow

It seems that at 41-years-old, Monica Lewinsky is ready for her second act. The most famous former intern ever, announced herself to the Twitter world today with a simple tweet, “#HereWeGo.” She followed that an hour later with another tweet, …

Users Don’t Like What Twitter Is Up To Users Don’t Like What Twitter Is Up To

As previously reported, Twitter is messing with users’ Timelines. They’re starting to show tweets from people you don’t actually follow. These will be tweets it thinks you’ll be interested in. Are you okay with Twitter injecting tweets from accounts you …

Twitter’s Buy Button Reportedly Launching Early 2015 Twitter’s Buy Button Reportedly Launching Early 2015

Twitter’s looking to become a bigger ecommerce presence, and a major step in that quest is to allow users to make purchases without every leaving Twitter’s walls. This past summer, users spotted a ‘Buy’ button inside some tweets. From that, …

Your Twitter Timeline Will Likely Stay Cluttered Your Twitter Timeline Will Likely Stay Cluttered

Your Twitter timeline has evolved, and those tweets from random users (that you don’t follow) are probably there to stay. In a post titled “The spirit of experimentation and the evolution of your home timeline”, Twitter’s Trevor O’Brien says that …

Twitpic Is Shutting Down After All Twitpic Is Shutting Down After All

The rollercoaster ride that is the survival of the once-king of Twitter photo hosting appears to be over. It looks like Twitpic will be shutting down after all. Back in early September, Twitpic announced that it would be shutting down, …

Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud

Twitter announced a new audio card that lets users listen to audio directly from their timelines. The first partner on board is SoundCloud. The feature works on iOS and Android devices as well as the desktop. Here’s an example from …

Vine App Hits Xbox One For Xbox Live Members Vine App Hits Xbox One For Xbox Live Members

Microsoft announced today that Twitter’s Vine is now available for the Xbox One. This is surely good news for anyone looking to up their Vine loop count. The Xbox Wire staff writes: Starting today, you can entertain yourself with hours …

Dixie Carter Removes Offensive Tweet

Dixie Carter, president of TNA Wrestling, landed in hot water last week over a tweet attempting to promote her event, Bound for Glory. Carter is a difficult character to like anyway. She is generally considered not very knowledgeable about the …