Posts tagged "twitter"

Meet Your Latest Social Media Obsession: Granny “Badass” Baddie Winkle, “Stealing Your Man Since 1928″

on my way to steal your man pic.twitter.com/ZK0KmYJLbw — baddie (@baddiewinkle) April 24, 2014 I don't think it's legal to adopt grandmas, but if it were, I'd want Baddie Winkle to join my family. She's 86 years young, a great-grandmother, and one badass bitch. She only surfaced on the social media scene i…
By: Katie Oldenburg / April 26, 2014

14-Year-Old Girl Arrested After Cracking Terrorism Joke On Twitter

A 14-year-old Dutch girl found out the hard way that it's not a good idea to tweet a "joke" about terrorism ... when she got arrested after doing so. The teen, who went by "QueenDemetriax_" on Twitter and is apparently named Sarah, tweeted to American Airlines yesterday: "hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm from Afghanistan.
By: Newser / April 14, 2014

US Airways Twitter Account Shows Complaining Customer Exactly Where To Stick It (NSFW)

Well, this is one way to approach online customer service. Earlier today, a US Airways customer tweeted a complaint about a flight delay to the company's official Twitter account. US Airways sent back a fairly standard response (90% of airline Twitter feeds are canned apologies tweeted at irate customers), but when the customer wasn't satisfied,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 14, 2014

A New Study Suggests Twitter Could Cause Your Divorce, But I’m Not Convinced

According to a new study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, people who are very active on Twitter are more likely to be involved in intense confrontations in their relationships -- the kind that are catalysts for things like cheating, breakups and divorce. At least, that's what the…
By: Claire Hannum / April 9, 2014

Preserve Your Best 140-Character Zingers For All Eternity With An Etched Wood “Permanent Retweet”

Have you ever written a truly hilarious, perfectly constructed, exceedingly clever tweet, sent it out into the Twittersphere, and then felt like, "Damn, that's it?" I mean, 10 retweets and 15 favorites is nice and all, but what if you want your tweet to have a more lasting legacy, to exist in the actual physical…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 3, 2014

Stephen Colbert Responds To #CancelColbert By Shutting Down The Ching Chong Ding Dong Foundation For Sensitivity To Orientals Or Whatever

Stephen Colbert has finally responded to the hashtag #CancelColbert, which was trending last week on Twitter. In true "Colbert Report" fashion, he did it in character as a pompous blowhard conservative who "doesn't see race." A quick recap for those of you who were down a hole all weekend: in response to a news segment…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 1, 2014

Don’t #CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Blasted Over Satirical Tweet About Racism That He Didn’t Even Send

You read a tweet that looks like it's from a celebrity and it says this: "I am willing to show #Asian community I care by introducing the Ching-Chong Ding Dong Foundation For Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." Pretty racist and disturbing, right? Of course it is. Then you realize that it was tweeted from the Twitter…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 28, 2014

You Can Actually Hire Someone To Live Tweet Your Wedding For $3,000

In case simply posting wedding pics on Facebook isn't enough — and these days, apparently that isn't enough for most people — you can now have someone LiveTweet your wedding for the oh-so-reasonable fee of $3,000. "Just in time for wedding season," W Hotels in New York City will offer up "social media wedding concierges" to manage…
By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

Pay Attention: #RapeCultureIsWhen…

Earlier today, Zerlina Maxwell, a feminist writer and political analyst, was inspired to start the Twitter hashtag #RapeCultureIsWhen in response to both TIME magazine and RAINN (the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) claiming that feminists have overhyped the existence and impact of rape culture. Last week, RAINN made their…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2014

No Need To Fear, Courtney Love Found The Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

Even thought the world's greatest scientists (and witch doctors) can't seem figure out what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Courtney Love believes she has solved the mystery. Of course she has, she's Courtney Love! In true form, the rock star has been blowing up twitter with what…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 18, 2014

Victoria Beckham Rekindles Our 90’s Dreams With A Vintage Spice Girls Pizza

Victoria Beckham is one of my favorite people in the Twittersphere, and the Spice Girls pizza she tweeted this week forever cemented her swoon-worthy status in my eyes. Apparently, her mother unearthed the pizza in the depths of her freezer with its vintage packaging intact. In what is clearly an act of culinary brilliance, every…
By: Claire Hannum / March 15, 2014

A Survivor’s Take On Twitter, Privacy And Telling Somebody Else’s Rape Story

I feel for BuzzFeed writer Jessica Testa. While our blog may not get the massive traffic that BF does, I’ve still experienced brief bouts of hundreds of people being furious with me because I wrote something that genuinely held no ill-intent. I think that no matter how obvious it is that the Internet is full of…
By: The Gloss / March 14, 2014

Lena Dunham Cracked A Molestation Joke On Twitter

Lena Dunham tweeted and then deleted a rather unfunny joke about molestation this weekend. After she appeared on "Saturday Night Live," a fan tweeted at her, "You don't always have to get naked" and  Lena replied, "Please tell that to my uncle, mister. He's been making me!" She quickly deleted the tweet and then tweeted,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2014

The 20 Best Twitter Reactions To Lindsay Lohan’s Reality Show Debut

As you may have heard if you utilize the Internet whatsoever, Lindsay Lohan has a brand new reality show on Oprah‘s network, OWN. It’s ostensibly about her redemption after getting a bunch of DUIs, allegedly stealing from others, and spending a rather remarkable amount of money, but in reality (ha), it’s still just another program where nothing feels genuine and the character…
By: The Gloss / March 10, 2014

Frisky Q&A: Janet Mock, Author Of Redefining Realness

After being the subject of a 2011 Marie Claire profile, writer and activist Janet Mock decided to tell her story in her own words. And what a story it is. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, is out this week. It's a brave, honest and gripping memoir…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / February 4, 2014

Aziz Ansari’s “Friday Night Lights” Super Bowl Was Better Than The Real Super Bowl

“@azizansari: So excited for the Super Bowl tonight: The Dillon Panthers vs. The East Dillon Lions! #AzizsFNLBowl2” pic.twitter.com/yLNcS0vOLF— Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) February 2, 2014 I mean, just about anything was more exciting than last night's Super Bowl, but Aziz Ansari's random decision to livetweet an imaginary Super Bowl…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 3, 2014

Make This Happen: Idris Elba Wants To Be On “Girls”

You guys! Idris Elba -- star of  "Luther," "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom," and, of course, "The Wire" -- is going to be on "Girls"! I mean, I'm assuming he is, because he ASKED TO BE and when Idris Elba ASKS to appear on your show, you say YES. You move heaven and earth to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2014

Idris Elba Practically Broke Twitter Last Night With This Tweet

My Bow makes my dick hard every time I smile...is that normal? pic.twitter.com/AI6k9TOGmu — Idris Elba (@idriselba) January 5, 2014 Last night, en route to the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Idris Elba tweeted this reference to his own hard manhood. Women swooned. And men everywhere were like, "I gotta wear bow tie…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2014

Seth Rogen Admits To Masturbating To Photo Of RuPaul As A Teenager

Oh, yes. Seth Rogen is one of my weird celebrity crushes of the vaguely chubby, grizzly-faced variety, a pet category of mine that also includes Chris Pratt and Seth's buddy Jason Segel. I feel like I'm always having to defend these unorthodox attractions of mine. People just don't understand. No explanation should be…
By: Rachel Krause / January 2, 2014

WTF? People Are Tweeting Their Incest Fantasies

I was clicking about the internet, looking for some news when I happened upon this gem of a piece on the Huffington Post entitled “There Are Plenty Of Twitter Users Who FInd Their Cousins Hot.” It’s just what the doctor ordered for a "Law & Order: SVU" fan with twisted curiosities. On Christmas night, a…
By: The Gloss / January 1, 2014
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