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Twitter Rolls Out Account Safety Features Twitter Rolls Out Account Safety Features

Twitter announced that it’s rolling out a couple new features to help users protect their accounts and restore access. They’re launching a new password reset experience and improved identification and blocking of suspicious logins. The company says it knows people …

Internet Giants Team Up To Fight Malicious Ads Internet Giants Team Up To Fight Malicious Ads

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and AOL have teamed up to launch TrustInAds.org to educate people about the dangers of ad scams. Here’s the official description: Founded by AOL, Facebook, Google and Twitter, TrustInAds.org comprises a group of Internet industry leaders that …

Miley Cyrus Denies Drug Overdose

Twerking sensation Miley Cyrus has denied rumors that her recent illness was the result of a drug overdose, and asserts that she is “the poster child for good health.” While addressing talk that her recent hospital stint was actually due …

X-15 Test Pilot Bill Dana Dies at 83

NASA test pilot and astronaut William Harvey “Bill” Dana passed away Tuesday at age 83. According to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, Dana, famed as a research test pilot who flew the X-15 rocket plane and other pioneering …

Yingluck Shinawatra Ousted from Office by Thai Court

The Constitutional Court in Thailand ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday, along with nine members of her cabinet, in an abuse-of-power case that will likely push the politically fragile democracy into further turmoil and violence. Thailand’s highest court cited a …

Prince William Spotted Flying Coach?

Could it possibly be? Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, eldest son of Charles the Prince of Wales and grandson to Queen Elizabeth II, will probably be the King of England one day. But that doesn’t mean that the royal heir …

Twitter Ads Get New Language Targeting Twitter Ads Get New Language Targeting

Twitter has been launching all kinds of ad features lately, including an app promotion suite, native ads on MoPub, the Website Card, the expansion of geo-targeting to more countries, and postal code targeting in the U.S. On Wednesday, the company …

Pussy Riot Urges Congress to Crack Down on Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were on Capitol Hill Tuesday lobbying for further sanctions against Russia, citing human rights violations they had witnessed first-hand under President Vladimir Putin’s administration. In a private meeting, the …

Sharia Law Prompts Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

The Night Before the Oscars, an annual gala held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, may be hosted at a different venue henceforth, due to the Sultan of Brunei’s ownership of the storied inn. The Motion Picture & Television Fund, which …

Girl Hit With Shovel To The Head Video Goes Viral [VIDEO]

Yesterday, “Shovel Girl” was the star of the world wide web. A video of a group of friends poking fun at each other was posted on YouTube. The 8-minute video started with the girls walking on a lawn. After a …

Seth Rogen On Justin Bieber: “F*ck this kid.”

Adding one more to the large army of “haters”, Justin Bieber is fitting a narrative that has exponentially lead to a permanent label to his character: douchebag. Yesterday on the Howard Stern Show, Seth Rogen expressed his sentiment of dislike for …

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Stun At Met Gala

A-List celebrities inundated the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in New York City on May 5, however, not even the Beckhams are getting more attention than Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. The pair do not usually attend these …

Dayton Hospital Shooting Leaves One Injured

A former housekeeping employee of a Dayton, Ohio Veterans Affairs hospital brought a gun into the facility and was involved in a break room scuffle, which left a present VA employee with a gunshot wound to the ankle. The suspected …

Paine College Shooting Leaves One Critically Injured

A second shooting Monday within a 24-hour time period at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia has left one student seriously wounded. The victim was shot in the head inside a dormitory, and the the injury is life threatening. A 21-year-old …

1,500 Teens Trash Mansion at Epic Party

“Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand fast.” In an event that is a stunning testament to the power of social media, a house party at a mansion in Ontario, Canada turned into a flood …

Amazon Lets You Add Items To Your Cart With A Twitter Hashtag [#AmazonCart] Amazon Lets You Add Items To Your Cart With A Twitter Hashtag [#AmazonCart]

Amazon has released a new Twitter integration that lets customers add items to their cart from Twitter. To use it, connect your Twitter account to Amazon, reply with #AmazonCart to any tweet containing an Amazon product link, and finish the …

Goblin Shark Netted Off Florida Keys

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service, a commercial shrimping trawler netted an extremely rare goblin shark off of the Florida Keys on Wednesday, the second specimen ever to be recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. …

Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Actor, Dies at 95

Actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., best known for his roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I., passed away at his ranch in Southern California on Friday. He was 95. In a statement, the actor’s daughter Stephanie Zimbalist …

Squirrel Selfie Attack: A Cautionary Tale Of Nature

Look, here I am in front of the Washington Monument. Look, here’s me at the Yankee game. Hey, look at me at the Jersey Shore drinking a Margarita. It’s just become a fact that people are no longer interested in …

Twitter Study Finds Brands ‘Integral’ To Regular Conversation Twitter Study Finds Brands ‘Integral’ To Regular Conversation

Twitter has released some new research about the influence of TV and brand-related tweets on consumer behavior. The study was done in partnership with the Advertising Research Foundation, Fox, and DB5. It sought to find how exposure to brand mentions …

Miley Cyrus Pregnancy Rumors Floating Around Twitter

Miley Cyrus has cancelled her shows in Amsterdam and Antwerp after a hospital stay for a reported allergic reaction, but some think there’s more to the story. Cyrus was hospitalized mid-April and was forced to postpone several shows on her …