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#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet #CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert …

Twitter Reportedly About To Launch App-Install Ads Twitter Reportedly About To Launch App-Install Ads

Twitter reportedly has a new mobile ad product in the works, which may launch in the coming weeks. It’s an app-install ad format, which would enable developers to get users to click to download their applications. This comes from Bloomberg …

Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S. Report: Instagram Smartphone Usage Gives Twitter’s A Run For Its Money In U.S.

Instagram announced this week that it has surpassed 200 million monthly active users. eMarketer is now sharing some data about usage in the U.S. and a comparison to Twitter usage on smartphones. The firm finds that U.S. Instagram usage has …

Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL

Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn announced a new collaboration among their engineer teams called WebScaleSQL. A spokesperson for Facebook tells us that the companies are “working to share a common set of changes to the upstream MySQL branch that will …

Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Multiple Photos In Tweets

Twitter is rolling out a new update to its Android and iOS apps with new photo features for tagging people and including up to four pics in a single tweet. The tagging feature is quite frankly long overdue. How long …

Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal Steve Masiello Loses South Florida Deal

After finding “previously undetected discrepancy in his background check,” University of South Florida officials were prompted to end a contract with Manhattan coach Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. USF had paid a Texas-based search firm called Eastman & Beaudine $60,000 …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72 Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several …

Chris Martin Heartbroken Over Split with Paltrow Chris Martin Heartbroken Over Split with Paltrow

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin is reportedly devastated over his split from wife of ten years, Gwyneth Paltrow. In a joint statement posted on Paltrow’s website Goop the two announced a “conscious uncoupling” on March 24th, after traversing years of marital …

Here’s How Brands Are Really Using Twitter Here’s How Brands Are Really Using Twitter

How is your business using Twitter? Most are using it simply to increase brand awareness, according to a recent survey from Social Media Marketing University. Of those polled, 79.4% said they are using it for that purpose. 58% said they’re …

Ryan Murphy Unveils “AHS” Logo, Subtitle On Twitter Ryan Murphy Unveils “AHS” Logo, Subtitle On Twitter

Ryan Murphy, creator of “American Horror Story”, tweeted out what appears to be the new logo for the show’s upcoming fourth season, and fans have taken to social media today to share their excitement. Murphy announced last week that the …

Jessica Simpson and her Daisy Dukes Show Off Weight Loss Success Jessica Simpson and her Daisy Dukes Show Off Weight Loss Success

A few weeks ago, Jessica Simpson claimed to have completed a successful Weight Watchers program. Ever since then, the internet has not stopped gushing over her success. X17 posted pictures they took of Simpson in her daisy dukes as she …

Twitter Turkey Ban: Facebook Called “Immoral” by PM Twitter Turkey Ban: Facebook Called “Immoral” by PM

In a statement at an election rally recently, according to AFP, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pronounced ER-doo-won) continued his attack on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, saying , “I cannot understand how sensible people still defend Facebook, …

“The Good Wife” Producers Write Open Letter To Fans “The Good Wife” Producers Write Open Letter To Fans

“The Good Wife” hit fans right in the feels on Sunday night with a shocking episode that sent thousands to Twitter in outrage and sadness. But producers say they had a good reason for doing what they did, and penned …

Twitter Music Is Dead: App Removed, Service Goes Dark on April 18th Twitter Music Is Dead: App Removed, Service Goes Dark on April 18th

In news that is unlikely to affect most of you, Twitter has decided to give up on Twitter Music, the company’s trending music app that they launched last April. It’s been nearly a year since Twitter Music went live to …

The Good Wife: Will’s Dead, What Now? The Good Wife: Will’s Dead, What Now?

The Good Wife, CBS’ standout legal drama gave the audience a shock Sunday with the killing off of lead character Will. The character has played an important part of the show; he’s a partner at the Lockhart Gardner law firm …

Amanda Bynes Makes An Inspiring Transformation Amanda Bynes Makes An Inspiring Transformation

Six months ago, Amanda Bynes couldn’t stay out of trouble. From DUIs to throwing bongs to getting kicked out of hotels, Amanda was unstoppable, with her Twitter documenting her debacle. Then late last year, she was involuntarily hospitalized at a …

Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the …

Kate Bush Announces First Full Shows in 35 Years Kate Bush Announces First Full Shows in 35 Years

English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer Kate Bush announced on Friday that she will be playing at least 15 full, live sets at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, beginning on August 26th. The Hammersmith Apollo is the same venue where …

“Dumb and Dumber To” Gets New Posters “Dumb and Dumber To” Gets New Posters

The upcoming sequel to 1994′s “Dumb and Dumber,” entitled “Dumb and Dumber To” just got a couple of new promotional posters. The Warner Bros.-distributed film, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne, is set to …

Twitter Banned in Turkey; Twitter Explodes Twitter Banned in Turkey; Twitter Explodes

The Washington Post reports today that Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has banned Twitter in his country. Yeah. Good luck with that. The rationale behind his obtaining a court order to block Twitter access in his country seems to …

Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction …