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#Pyongyang: Tweets, Instagram Start Coming Out Of North Korea’s 3G Network
February 28, 2013 – 2:59 pm | No Comment
#Pyongyang: Tweets, Instagram Start Coming Out Of North Korea’s 3G Network

North Korea loosened its infamous restrictions on visitors this week, opening up its only 3G network to tourists and even journalists. The totalitarian state also allowed visitors to bring their own mobile devices into the …

Using Disco To Displace A Hate Group On Google
February 3, 2013 – 12:05 pm | 3 Comments
Using Disco To Displace A Hate Group On Google

A group of equality-loving (and mischievous) friends in England are turning an inside joke into a real campaign to knock a hate group out of the top Google Search results. The English Disco Lovers are seeking …

Facebook And Twitter Clash Over Vine
January 27, 2013 – 9:54 am | No Comment
Facebook And Twitter Clash Over Vine

The battle for social media supremacy gained a new front this week when Twitter unveiled its new video-sharing feature, Vine. Just hours later, Facebook cut off the apps “friend finding” capability, continuing a trend of …

Azealia Banks Sparks Controversy By Calling Perez Hilton A “Messy Faggot”
January 7, 2013 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Azealia Banks Sparks Controversy By Calling Perez Hilton A “Messy Faggot”

Broke With Expensive Taste rapper Azealia Banks went on a Twitter rant recently that many have called in very poor taste. The Universal recording artist was not too happy when Perez Hilton took to Twitter to …

German Archbishop: “Jesus Would Be On Facebook”
December 26, 2012 – 11:21 am | 2 Comments
German Archbishop: “Jesus Would Be On Facebook”

And you thought being Facebook friends with your parents was bad. The head of the Catholic Church in Germany said this week that the Son of God would be scrolling through your party photos on …

Rihanna and Chris Brown: On Or Off?
December 20, 2012 – 7:55 am | No Comment
Rihanna and Chris Brown: On Or Off?

The saga continues with Rihanna and Chris Brown.
The on-again, off-again couple are keeping fans on their toes with their social media back and forth regarding a relationship that seems destined one minute and doomed the …

Download Every Tweet You’ve Ever Written
December 16, 2012 – 9:35 pm | One Comment
Download Every Tweet You’ve Ever Written

Early reports indicate that Twitter is testing a function that allows users to download every tweet they have ever written, all in a single file. By introducing the option, the microblogging site follows in the …

Ice-T Blasts Wife Coco Over Inappropriate Pictures With Rapper
December 9, 2012 – 12:10 pm | 2 Comments
Ice-T Blasts Wife Coco Over Inappropriate Pictures With Rapper

Ice-T is not a happy camper after pictures of his wife, Nicole “Coco” Austin, getting a little too cozy with rapper AP.9 emerged on the ‘net on Friday. In one of the questionable photos, Coco, …

Twitter Challenges Instagram, Will Add Photo Filters
December 9, 2012 – 11:41 am | No Comment
Twitter Challenges Instagram, Will Add Photo Filters

The competition between Twitter and Instagram, two seemingly different social media apps, may have just escalated into an outright battle for users’ loyalty. AllThingsD reports that Twitter is developing photo filters for its mobile app …

Rihanna Tweets A Picture Of Chris Brown Shirtless In Bed
November 26, 2012 – 5:33 pm | No Comment
Rihanna Tweets A Picture Of Chris Brown Shirtless In Bed

Rihanna and Chris Brown may have just sang that their relationship is “Nobody’s Business” for the duet of the same name off Ri-Ri’s latest album Unapologetic (press play below). But, the the on-again, off-again and …

Les Miserables Gets Applause, Positive Early Reviews
November 26, 2012 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
<i>Les Miserables</i> Gets Applause, Positive Early Reviews

Director Tom Hooper‘s movie musical Les Misérables had its first screening this past weekend, and the early reviews of the film (via social media) are gushing. Collider reported that each musical number “was followed by …

CBS Sports Writer Calls UFC ‘Homoerotic’; Apologizes Days Later
November 21, 2012 – 5:28 pm | No Comment
CBS Sports Writer Calls UFC ‘Homoerotic’; Apologizes Days Later

Seth Davis should have known better.
The CBS College Basketball reporter must not have been thinking when he tweeted some disparaging remarks about the UFC on Saturday.
“Looking on news sites showing picture of two muscular bloody …

Israel And Hamas Battle… On Twitter
November 15, 2012 – 10:37 am | One Comment
Israel And Hamas Battle… On Twitter

The escalating violence in Israel and Gaza this week has a new front: Twitter. Official accounts for both the Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas are tweeting steady streams of news, video, and public relations statements …

Justin Bieber Speaks On Breakup With Selena Gomez
November 13, 2012 – 3:56 pm | 2 Comments
Justin Bieber Speaks On Breakup With Selena Gomez

The heartache Justin Bieber is suffering from after his very recent breakup with Selena Gomez is definitely showing.
“I don’t know what to say,” he told Open House Party over the weekend. “I don’t know what’s …

HOAX: Did Anyone Actually Go #BaldForBieber?
October 28, 2012 – 12:03 pm | No Comment
HOAX: Did Anyone Actually Go #BaldForBieber?

Don’t believe everything you read. It was as true in the analog era as it is in the digital. As if to prove that point, a hoax this week  pushed past the usual fake news …

Does Twitter Make You Smarter?
October 21, 2012 – 4:36 pm | No Comment
Does Twitter Make You Smarter?

Until now, the general consensus was that the Internet is making us stupider. Condensing thought into 140 characters in particular has been seen as an intellectually diminishing act. The fact that Kim Kardashian has 16 …

Shaunie O’Neal Planning Basketball Wives: LA Makeover?
October 19, 2012 – 8:53 am | 2 Comments
Shaunie O’Neal Planning <i>Basketball Wives: LA</i> Makeover?

Shaunie O’Neal, the creator and executive producer of the Basketball Wives franchise, may be planning a total makeover of the Los Angeles version of the show. Basketball Wives: L.A. has already seen changes made to …

Nicki Minaj Goes Ham On Mariah Carey On Twitter: “Don’t Shake If You Don’t Wanna Get Shook!”
October 5, 2012 – 12:48 pm | No Comment
Nicki Minaj Goes Ham On Mariah Carey On Twitter: “Don’t Shake If You Don’t Wanna Get Shook!”

Things are quickly going from bad to worse for Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey.
After Mariah called her girl Barbara Walters on “The View” and claimed multiple people heard Minaj say, “If I had a gun, I would …

Is Twitter More Popular Than Facebook Yet?
October 3, 2012 – 11:20 am | No Comment
Is Twitter More Popular Than Facebook Yet?

Are you on Twitter yet? Of course you are. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last two or three years, you have—at the very least—signed up for a Twitter account, sent out …

Pink Refers To Chris Brown’s Fans As “Haters” And “Monsters”
September 25, 2012 – 10:52 am | One Comment
Pink Refers To Chris Brown’s Fans As “Haters” And “Monsters”

The Olympics might be over. But, we smell another battle brewing. So, let the games begin!
It all started when Pink dissed Chris Brown via Twitter after watching his performance at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards …

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