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Twitter Hands Over Info On Anti-Semitic Tweets In France
July 14, 2013 – 9:56 am | No Comment
Twitter Hands Over Info On Anti-Semitic Tweets In France

In a rare move, Twitter announced this week that it would hand over data that could identify users who tweeted anti-Semitic remarks in France last year. The microblogging site fought demands in court to hand …

Kanye West Heartbroken over “Black Skinhead” Video Leak
July 10, 2013 – 12:08 pm | No Comment
Kanye West Heartbroken over “Black Skinhead” Video Leak

Kanye West is not happy after an unfinished version of his “Black Skinhead” music video leaked online yesterday. The rapper took to Twitter to vent his frustrations.

He plans to release the official version next week. …

Rusty The Red Panda Is Safe And Back At The National Zoo
June 25, 2013 – 9:48 am | No Comment
Rusty The Red Panda Is Safe And Back At The National Zoo

Rest easy, folks: Rusty, the red panda who went missing from the Smithsonian National Zoo, has been found and returned. The “friendly and mild-mannered” furry mammal was spotted on a DC street in the Adam …

Twitter’s “Tweet” Enters The Dictionary
June 19, 2013 – 11:11 am | No Comment
Twitter’s “Tweet” Enters The Dictionary

A volume dedicated to over 800,000 words and phrases is now giving its stamp of approval to a social network dedicated to 140 characters or less. Last week, the Oxford English Dictionary, the definitive cataloger …

Keri Hilson Slams Pregnancy Rumors
June 11, 2013 – 9:28 am | No Comment
Keri Hilson Slams Pregnancy Rumors

R&B diva Keri Hilson is setting the record straight about rumors that she’s taking a “leave of absence” from the industry because she’s pregnant by her NBA star boyfriend, Serge Ibaka. The rumor stems from …

Yes, College Admissions Check Your Social Media, But Not That Much
June 2, 2013 – 3:23 pm | 3 Comments
Yes, College Admissions Check Your Social Media, But Not That Much

This week, Buzzfeed published an enlightening piece by an anonymous college admissions officer about the effects of applicants’ social media presence. For years now, media has rung the alarm bell that “those stupid kids are …

Did Paris Hilton Sign To Cash Money Records?
May 23, 2013 – 8:38 am | One Comment
Did Paris Hilton Sign To Cash Money Records?

Although it’s being reported that Paris Hilton has signed to Cash Money Records, her camp has yet to confirm the news.
Cash Money’s CEO, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, announced on Twitter that Paris had joined the label …

Anthony Weiner Official Enters NYC Mayoral Race
May 22, 2013 – 6:13 pm | No Comment
Anthony Weiner Official Enters NYC Mayoral Race

Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner is betting on a political comeback, and has official entered the race for Mayor of New York, competing with an already crowded field of Democrats.
In a YouTube video, Weiner focuses …

Amy’s Baking Company Offers Lessons On How Not To Conduct Your Social Media
May 16, 2013 – 8:25 am | One Comment
Amy’s Baking Company Offers Lessons On How Not To Conduct Your Social Media

Amy and Samy Bouzalgo, the owners and operators of Amy’s Baking Company in Scottsdale, AZ, are the internet’s latest viral celebrities, and not for good reasons. Appearing on chef Gordon Ramsay‘s restaurant makeover show Kitchen …

If You Hate When Twitter Spoils TV Shows For You, Then You’re Going To Love The New Twivo App
May 13, 2013 – 12:47 pm | One Comment
If You Hate When Twitter Spoils TV Shows For You, Then You’re Going To Love The New Twivo App

I don’t watch many TV shows religiously. In fact, at the moment, I don’t watch any TV shows religiously. I’m a big sports guy and spend most of my TV time watching ESPN. So when …

Hot 97′s Mister Cee Says He Isn’t Gay After Arrest For Soliciting Male Prostitute
May 7, 2013 – 10:57 am | No Comment
Hot 97′s Mister Cee Says He Isn’t Gay After Arrest For Soliciting Male Prostitute

As we previously reported, NYC’s Hot 97 radio personality and DJ Mister Cee was busted over the weekend for allegedly trying to solicit a male prostitute who turned out to be an undercover police officer …

Hot 97′s Mister Cee Arrrested For Soliciting Male Prostitute
May 5, 2013 – 4:02 pm | No Comment
Hot 97′s Mister Cee Arrrested For Soliciting Male Prostitute

Legendary Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee is in hot water for trying to solicit a male prostitute who turned out to be an undercover police officer. The incident occurred Friday night on Madison St. and …

ESPN’s Chris Broussard Clarifies Comments On Homosexuality
May 2, 2013 – 2:57 pm | No Comment
ESPN’s Chris Broussard Clarifies Comments On Homosexuality

NBA analyst Chris Broussard sparked outrage when he spoke on his conservative Christian views of homosexuality on ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Monday. Broussard made the comments while discussing NBA player Jason Collins, who just …

Calls Grow For Google To Oppose CISPA
April 21, 2013 – 9:05 pm | No Comment
Calls Grow For Google To Oppose CISPA

Like SOPA and PIPA before it, CISPA is the latest piece of legislation intended to increase cybersecurity in the US, but which is instead terrifying privacy experts. However, whereas the earlier bills eventually developed massive …

North Korea Cuts Off 3G For Tourists
March 27, 2013 – 7:27 pm | 2 Comments
North Korea Cuts Off 3G For Tourists

Well that was fast: just a month after North Korea opened up their only 3G network to tourists, the isolationist dictatorship has reversed the decision. The move comes as tensions between the Hermit Kingdom and …

Dawn Richard Responds To Nose Job And Skin Lightening Rumors
March 21, 2013 – 8:24 pm | One Comment
Dawn Richard Responds To Nose Job And Skin Lightening Rumors

Dawn Richard set tongues wagging when she recently posted new pictures of herself looking like a completely different person on Instagram. Not only does the “Goldenheart” singer’s skin look a few shades lighter, but her …

Twitter Receives Patent For Twitter
March 20, 2013 – 8:33 am | One Comment
Twitter Receives Patent For Twitter

Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone were issued a US patent this week for a “device independent message distribution platform”- also known as Twitter. And though patent warfare, or “trolling,” has become standard business …

Astronaut Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day From Space On Social Media
March 18, 2013 – 10:09 am | No Comment
Astronaut Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day From Space On Social Media

Cmdr. Chris Hadfield seems to have a lot of time on his hands for a guy orbiting the Earth. The Canadian astronaut and active Redditor, currently on the International Space Station, recorded an acoustic version …

#Rude: Facebook To Introduce Hashtags
March 17, 2013 – 10:19 am | One Comment
#Rude: Facebook To Introduce Hashtags

Now it’s getting personal. Facebook is reportedly launching another assault on social media rival Twitter, this time aimed at one of Twitter’s most identifiable features: the hashtag.
The Wall Street Journal writes:
Facebook is working on incorporating …

Professional Boxer Becomes Latest Person To Confront Online Troll
March 13, 2013 – 5:05 pm | No Comment
Professional Boxer Becomes Latest Person To Confront Online Troll

Twitter user James O’Brien experienced every online trolls worst nightmare this week when his internet insults suddenly provoked a reaction AFK- away from keyboard. Worse still for the 24-year-old resident of Driffield, England, was the …

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