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Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads Twitter Forecast: Cloudy with a Certainty of Hyperlocal Weather Targeted Ads

In the near future, you can expect to see a new type of promoted tweet that’s appearing in your feed because it’s raining outside. Or because the forecast calls for a b-e-a-utiful weekend. Twitter has partnered with The Weather Company …

Sarah Palin Tweets Excerpt From Hillary’s Book

Sarah Palin took to Twitter this week to share an excerpt from Hillary Clinton’s new book, which has made headlines with a story about the Obama administration and a request for an attack on Palin. Once Palin was announced as …

George R.R. Martin Finally Joins Twitter, Where He Can Continue to Screw with Characters George R.R. Martin Finally Joins Twitter, Where He Can Continue to Screw with Characters

You favorite beetle-crusher, A Song of Ice And Fire author George R.R. Martin, has finally joined the world of Twitter. He immediately slew about 80 characters. Even though he used his first tweet to announce his lack of commitment to …

Friskies Dear Kitten: Everybody Loves This Commercial [VIDEO]

A viral video from cat food company, Friskies went viral and generated more than 5 million views on YouTube in just four days. This goes to show that cats still rule the World Wide Web. In the video, an older …

CIA Joins Twitter to Do Throwback Thursday CIA Joins Twitter to Do Throwback Thursday

The Central Intelligence Agency, apparently bored out of their collective f*cking minds, has decided to ‘go social.’ This popped up a couple of hours ago: We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet. — CIA (@CIA) …

Twitter Acquires Namo Media To Add Its Native Ad Tech To MoPub Twitter Acquires Namo Media To Add Its Native Ad Tech To MoPub

Twitter has acquired Namo Media, a native advertising company known for in-stream ad technology. It’s backed by Google Ventures, betaworks, Trinity Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Susa Ventures as well as angel investors including Kevin Scott, Chung-Man Tam, Keith Coleman, Garrick …

Kylie Minogue Refutes Record Label Split Rumors

Kylie Minogue has been a big subject in the music world over the past week. Rumors have been circulating about the Aphrodite singer-songwriter reportedly being dropped by her label, Parlophone Records. However, it appears the rumors are quite far from …

Kylie Minogue Takes To Twitter Over Label Rumors

Kylie Minogue is as susceptible to the rumor mill as anyone else, and this time around the story is about a feud between the singer and her record label. Minogue took some time to address the story on Monday, taking …

Ariana Grande Responds To Negative Comments

On Sunday, June 1, Ariana Grande took to her personal Twitter and Instagram accounts to pay tribute to the late Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926-August 5, 1962). Had she still been alive, Monroe would have been celebrating her 88th birthday, …

Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Beta Testing Tool Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Beta Testing Tool

Twitter’s Crashlytics announced a new beta distribution tool aimed at helping developers simplify the process of sharing apps with testers. They’re releasing it to iOS and Android developers after keeping it as a Crashlytics Labs project. Now, it’s fully supported …

Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Paid Contributor

Stacey Dash of Clueless fame is joining Fox News as a paid contributor and the Twitter backlash has been both harsh and swift. The 47-year-old actress, best known for her role as Dionne in Clueless, will offer “cultural analysis and …

Stacey Dash Joins FOX News as a Contributor

Actress Stacey Dash will be joining FOX News Channel as a contributor, according to a press release issued by the network on Wednesday. “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national debates,” said …

What Brands Are Doing Wrong With Visual Social Media What Brands Are Doing Wrong With Visual Social Media

In case you haven’t noticed, consumers on the Internet are doing a lot of their online communication through visuals these days. People are sharing roughly 1.8 billion photos every day just on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp. But image sharing …

Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone Twitter’s New Profiles Are Rolling Out to Everyone

People are resistant to change, and that maxim goes double when the thing that’s changing is their beloved social media profiles. If you’re one of the holdouts who haven’t yet switched over to the new Twitter profile, Twitter has just …

Infographic Looks At Social Media’s Impact On CRM Infographic Looks At Social Media’s Impact On CRM

FanHub recently put out this infographic looking at how social media is transforming CRM, sharing stats around communication, expectations, and user interface. “Customers are getting chatty,” says FanHub’s D’Ana Guiloff. “With instant access to brands via social media, people are …

Roseanne Barr Being Sued For $750,000 Over Tweet

Roseanne Barr is known for her offensive and sarcastic humor, but it looks like she has gone too far, and it may cost her a pretty penny. According to federal court documents, George Zimmerman’s parents are suing Barr for $750,000 …

Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You …

Growth Rate Of Social Apps Compared Growth Rate Of Social Apps Compared

This week, GlobalWebIndex released a new report about global trends in social platform usage. It found that SnapChat is the fastest-growing social app, followed by Kik Messenger. It’s interesting that the top fastest-growing social apps are completely independent of any …

Caroline Wozniacki Burns Rory Mcllroy On Twitter

Caroline Wozniacki took to Twitter this week to thank her fans for an outpouring of support following her sudden breakup from Rory Mcllroy, but she also didn’t miss an opportunity to throw a burn in there, as well. Mcllroy released …

The Pope’s Not Joining Facebook, It’s Just Too Abusive The Pope’s Not Joining Facebook, It’s Just Too Abusive

The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God – Pope Francis, January 2014 Well, maybe not Facebook. The Pope (the Pope’s Vatican social media team) does have a …

Drinkable Sunscreen Will ‘Vibrate on Your Skin’

Colorado company Osmosis Skincare has developed a drinkable sunscreen that is said to provide 30 SPF-like protection. The product falls under Osmosis’ “Harmonized Waters” line, and comes in “tan enhancement” and “no tan enhancement” flavors. According to Osmosis, Harmonized H20 …