Posts tagged "tweet"

Oh Come On: Best Buy Tweets About “Serial,” Instantly Gets Crap For It

It wasn't the first time, and it won't be the last, that a brand posts something on social media and instantly regrets it. For those of you who've been listening to the popular "Serial" podcast, about the real-life murder of Hae Min Lee in 1999, you're aware…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 11, 2014

Brighten Someone’s Day: Send Free Starbucks With Tweet A Coffee

The other night, I received a phone call from my bank's fraud department alerting me that some toolbag in Michigan tried to use my debit card information to purchase $400 worth of groceries. Since my information was obviously compromised, my trusty debit card was shut down immediately. It's going to take a week for my…
By: Katie Oldenburg / May 4, 2014

All Of Lindsay Lohan’s Wacky Presidential Debate Tweets

Lindsay Lohan has had a hell of a week. First, her dad Michael Lohan tried to stage an intervention, and asked that Lindsay's estate be placed under conservatorship. And just days later, Lohan got her panties in a bunch over the presidential debate. Linz, who has previously said she would vote for Romney,…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 23, 2012

It’s War: Oreo Gets Caught Sneaking Itself Into Movies

Be honest: You've probably snuck a snack into a movie theater once or twice, right? Maybe it's because of that one time that you binged on Junior Mints and can no longer look at them.  Or maybe because you'd like to munch on something healthier than a Corgi-sized tub of buttered popcorn. Whatever the reason,…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 27, 2012

Twitter, The New Public Food Shaming Diet

You know how people say that being held accountable (to others, not just yourself, that is) actually helps weight loss? When you have to show up for a previously scheduled training appointment, you are way more apt to workout than if you just "try" to get to the gym every night. And when you head…
By: Nina Carbone / October 26, 2009

Tweet Beat: It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s … The First Twitter From Space

When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, it was a big deal. Now that we rocket astronauts through the ether all the time, it takes more than a launch for NASA to make headlines. Enter Mike Massimino—the Armstrong of the digital age. Massimino sent the first tweet from space yesterday at 4:30 p.m. Check it…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2009