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William Shatner and NASA Share Twitter Exchange

Iconic actor William Shatner tweeted to NASA on Saturday, and received an update on the status of the International Space Station. Back in April, NASA honored Shatner with its highest award bestowed upon civilians, the Distinguished Public Service medal. The …

Star Trek: William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He’s had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon. Shatner’s voice is not just associated …

Twitter May Help You Figure Out Confusing Hashtags Twitter May Help You Figure Out Confusing Hashtags

Ever wondered what people are talking about when they use a hashtag like #OITNB? Are you confused by the #tcot hashtag that always seems to accompany Twitter’s most inane drivel? If you’re lost in a sea of hashtags, Twitter might …

Twitter Acquires Mitro Labs, As EFF Helps Turn Mitro Into Open Source Project Twitter Acquires Mitro Labs, As EFF Helps Turn Mitro Into Open Source Project

Twitter is apparently on something of an acquisition spree. This week, we already learned that Twitter acquired Madbits, which specializes in deep/machine learning. Earlier this week, it announced the acquisition of CardSpring. On its earnings call this week, Twitter also …

Sharknado 2 Beats the Original, on Twitter and on TV

Did you watch the Syfy original movie Sharknado 2: The Second One Wednesday night? Did you talk about it on Twitter? Good for you – you’re just like everyone else. Nerd. The B-movie series that has captivated a nation premiered …

Twitter Would Like to Be More Transparent, If They Could Twitter Would Like to Be More Transparent, If They Could

Twitter has just released their fifth-ever transparency report, and it shows that requests for user data, content removal, and copyright takedowns are all on the rise. But the main focus of Twitter’s announcement isn’t really the report itself – instead, …

David Duchovny Defends Russian Beer Ad

Actor David Duchovny recently defended a controversial Russian beer commercial he stars in, telling TMZ that he does not support Russian policy of late, especially the invasion of Ukraine. In the Sibirskaia Korona ad, which runs over two minutes long, …

Orlando Bloom Punches Justin Bieber

Early Wednesday actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at teen idol Justin Bieber after the two encountered each other at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain. Apparently, Bieber made a snide comment about Bloom’s estranged wife, Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr. A …

Twitter Acquires Machine Learning Company Madbits Twitter Acquires Machine Learning Company Madbits

Twitter has made another acquisition, picking up Madbits, which specializes in deep learning/machine learning, and has been working on technologies that can help extract information from raw media, such as images. This is the kind of thing that a company …

Twitter Revenue Up 124%, Monthly Active Users Up 24% Twitter Revenue Up 124%, Monthly Active Users Up 24%

Twitter just released its earnings report for the second quarter. This is the company’s third such report since going public last year. The company beat analysts’ estimates, and stock is quickly taking off. Revenue was was $312 million, up 124% …

Good News For Your Facebook Traffic Good News For Your Facebook Traffic

Changes to the Facebook News Feed made over recent months may have angered some brands and publishers. Such changes may have even pushed some to abandon their Facebook strategies in favor of competing social platforms like Twitter or Google+, but …

Nina Dobrev Cryptic, Ian Somerhalder Tweets for Nikki Reed

Nina Dobrev is posting cryptic inspirational messages on WhoSay while her ex-boyfriend Ian Somerhalder is busy tweeting on behalf of rumored new love interest Nikki Reed. Has Ian simply jumped from one vampire to another? Nina, of course, costars with …

Pauley Perrette Tweets Hair Dye Health Warning

NCIS star Pauley Perrette was recently hospitalized due to a severe allergic reaction to the black hair dye she uses. Now the 45-year-old actress has warned her fans of the dangers of hair coloring. Perrette plays a goth-inspired forensic scientist …

Ariana Grande Says Emotional Good-Bye to Grandfather on Twitter

Ariana Grande has used her Instagram and Twitter feeds to craft what constitutes an emotional good-bye to her grandfather, who passed away on Tuesday. This morning Grande announced that her grandfather had lost his battle with cancer and thanked her …

Twitter Is (Shockingly) White and Male Like the Rest Twitter Is (Shockingly) White and Male Like the Rest

In more tech companies are full of white guys news, Twitter says they have a lot of work to do when it comes to employee diversity. Twitter follows other major players in releasing their first ever diversity report, which shows …

Reba McEntire’s Pray For Peace Video Goes Viral

It seems that Reba McEntire could not have picked a better time to release her ultra-inspiring music video Pray For Peace. The country star posted the video, which has gone viral, on her personal Facebook page on Monday. Many of …

Jason Biggs Apologizes for Offensive Malaysia Airlines Tweet

Jason Biggs has once again apologized for a tweet he posted Thursday following the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, which killed all 298 people aboard. Biggs made his apology while co-hosting ABC’s The View on Monday. …

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Creator Talks Casting Manson, Love

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter discussed the casting of rock stars Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love for the seventh season of the hit FX motorcycle gang drama at the Television Critics Association Summer Tour in Beverly Hills. Sutter commented, …

Online Dating Site Tests DNA to Determine Matches

A new online dating site catering to sophisticated professionals called Singldout.com offers users the opportunity to submit their DNA to bolster their chances of finding a long-term match. Singldout has partnered with Instant Chemistry, a service that tests DNA for …

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder Dating

Twilight franchise actress Nikki Reed is reported to be unironically dating The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder, according to US Magazine. The two were spotted jogging together in Los Angeles on Saturday, and then again at the Studio City Farmer’s …

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Plot Details Leaked

A treatment for the opening scenes of Star Wars: Episode VII has apparently leaked, along with plot details involving confirmed cast members John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. Be warned of a potential spoiler alert, though it might be advisable to …