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Where Are The Rudest Users On Twitter?
August 20, 2012 – 8:47 am | No Comment
Where Are The Rudest Users On Twitter?

A lot of sentiment can be squeezed into a 140 characters- emotions from all across the spectrum of human experience. TwitterHeatmap decided to visualize two of those emotions by mapping out the uses of two …

Man Accuses Progressive Insurance Of Defending His Sister’s Killer; Twitter Responds
August 15, 2012 – 10:19 am | 6 Comments
Man Accuses Progressive Insurance Of Defending His Sister’s Killer; Twitter Responds

Score another protest for social media: Progressive Insurance has been forced to respond and may have to take further action after just two days of negative attention from a Tumblr post. Matt Fisher, a comedian in New …

Much Ado About Miley Cyrus’s New Short Haircut
August 13, 2012 – 1:32 pm | 2 Comments
Much Ado About Miley Cyrus’s New Short Haircut

Possibly signaling a new maturity as she nears the end of her teens, Miley Cyrus has debuted a drastic new haircut.
The recently engaged actress/singer (to Australian actor Liam Hemsworth) took to Twitter to publicly broadcast …

Miley Cyrus Debuts Her Super Skinny Waist In Her “Fiance Jeans”
August 5, 2012 – 12:45 pm | 2 Comments
Miley Cyrus Debuts Her Super Skinny Waist In Her “Fiance Jeans”

Forget boyfriend jeans and boy shorts! Miley Cyrus is heralding the arrival of a new trend: the” fiancee jeans.”
The 19-year-old singer showed off her whittled waist in a recent Twitpic sent to her 7 million followers …

Obama Leads In Brand New “Twitter Index”
August 2, 2012 – 9:11 am | No Comment
Obama Leads In Brand New “Twitter Index”

Move over, Quinnipiac: Twitter got into the world of political polling this week when they introduced the Twitter Index, a new indicator of a candidate’s popularity on the microblogging site. On the inaugural day yesterday, …

Fake NY Times Article Fools The Media
August 1, 2012 – 9:17 am | No Comment
Fake <i>NY Times</i> Article Fools The Media

Last week, former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller had a stunning change of heart, as he wrote an op-ed defending embattled WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange and supporting the reporters who use information from WikiLeaks reports. …

#NBCFail: Twitter Gives Network Harsh Criticism For Tape Delays
July 30, 2012 – 9:08 am | 3 Comments
#NBCFail: Twitter Gives Network Harsh Criticism For Tape Delays

The Olympics are a ratings coup for NBC, which has exclusive rights to broadcast the games in the US. But this year, that benefit is coming at a price as critics lambast the network for …

Should Sports Coaches Be Allowed To Ban Their Players From Twitter?
July 29, 2012 – 12:10 pm | No Comment
Should Sports Coaches Be Allowed To Ban Their Players From Twitter?

Athletes say and do some really, really stupid things on Twitter. That statement doesn’t come as a surprise, does it? After all, we’ve seen athletes take photos with weed in the frame and post it …

Michael Jackson’s 82-Year-Old Mother Katherine Is Reportedly Missing
July 23, 2012 – 10:33 am | No Comment
Michael Jackson’s 82-Year-Old Mother Katherine Is Reportedly Missing

Ever since Michael Jackson‘s tragic passing three years ago, his mother Katherine has held the family together and helped raise his three children Prince , Paris and Blanket. But now, things seem to be unraveling for …

Did Kelly Osbourne Have Kris Humphries Kicked Out Of A Club For Kim Kardashian?
July 16, 2012 – 10:23 am | No Comment
Did Kelly Osbourne Have Kris Humphries Kicked Out Of A Club For Kim Kardashian?

While Kim Kardashian seems to have moved on with her life since her embarrassingly short 72-day marriage, it seems the saga continues for Kris Humphries.
The 26-year-old Brooklyn Nets player was apparently kicked out of  …

Why Are People In The UK Tweeting Out Photos Of Their One-Night Stands?
July 11, 2012 – 10:23 am | No Comment
Why Are People In The UK Tweeting Out Photos Of Their One-Night Stands?

Social media has led to plenty ridiculous trends. Remember planking? Yeah, enough said. But, the latest Twitter trend coming out of the UK is actually pretty disturbing—and we hope it ceases to exist soon.
Recently, a …

Scientists Discover The Higgs Boson; Internet Doesn’t Like The Font
July 5, 2012 – 10:31 am | One Comment
Scientists Discover The Higgs Boson; Internet Doesn’t Like The Font

Yesterday, physicists at CERN announced what might be the greatest scientific discovery of our era: the Higgs boson, a subatomic particle that helps explain how the universe is put together. In ways both meaningful and …

What Did You Do Without Instagram, Pinterest, And Netflix On Friday Night?
July 1, 2012 – 6:46 am | 4 Comments
What Did You Do Without Instagram, Pinterest, And Netflix On Friday Night?

Friday night presented a koan-like dilemma to thousands of Instagram users: If you have an awesome party, but can’t post falsely retro pictures of it to the internet, did it really happen? When severe thunderstorms …

Kim Kardashian Cooks Soul Food For Kanye West
June 30, 2012 – 1:52 pm | One Comment
Kim Kardashian Cooks Soul Food For Kanye West

Kim Kardashian is doing her best to seduce her new man Kanye West into submission. And, as every girl knows, the quickest way to a man’s heart is definitely through his stomach. So, the 30-year-old …

Will Taken 2 Be As Good As The First?
June 25, 2012 – 10:39 am | One Comment
Will Taken 2 Be As Good As The First?

In case you haven’t been on Twitter at all this week, yes there is a sequel to one of the most masterfully crafted and performed action/suspense thrillers of our generation, Taken. Of course, the film …

Shocker! Cassie & Diddy Finally Confirm That They Are Involved In A Romantic Relationship
June 14, 2012 – 9:31 am | No Comment
Shocker! Cassie & Diddy Finally Confirm That They Are Involved In A Romantic Relationship

After years of “are they? aren’t they?” speculation, Cassie and Diddy have finally confirmed what the world pretty much already knew: they are, indeed, a couple.
As recently as March 2012, the 25-year-old singer spoke to …

Why Is Nas Defending Gwyneth Paltrow’s Use Of The “N” Word?
June 12, 2012 – 8:31 am | No Comment
Why Is Nas Defending Gwyneth Paltrow’s Use Of The “N” Word?

Nas once said he was taking “power [away] from the word” by deciding to call one of his albums N*gger and now he’s going as far as defending a famous white celebrity’s use of it.
“I …

Ouch! Christina Milian Accuses The-Dream Of Being A Bad Dad On Twitter
June 11, 2012 – 12:21 pm | One Comment
Ouch! Christina Milian Accuses The-Dream Of Being A Bad Dad On Twitter

File this under the hashtag #babymamadrama!
The Voice social media correspondent Christina Milian got pretty vocal on Twitter  recently regarding her ex-husband The Dream and his bad parenting skills to their daughter Violet.  Milian started the Twitter …

Gwyneth Paltrow Defends Her Use Of The “N” Word
June 5, 2012 – 10:33 am | 2 Comments
Gwyneth Paltrow Defends Her Use Of The “N” Word

In this episode of “when keeping it real goes wrong,” we have whiter than white Gwyneth Paltrow and her careless use of the “n” word.
The actress was partying away onstage at Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s …

MTV Movie Awards Will Have A Twitter Category
June 3, 2012 – 9:29 am | No Comment
MTV Movie Awards Will Have A Twitter Category

The MTV Movie Awards are putting their… um, prestige… at risk, but definitely cementing themselves as the awards show of a young tech-savvy generation. Tonight’s awards show added a big element of social media to …

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