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 out after the jump.
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Breaking news before the slow-poke networks, staying atop of Ashton Kutcher’s activities, bringing the pound sign back: Twitter gives us all of this. But what does Twitter do for love, we asked? The answer: the chance to write clever pick-up lines in 140 characters or less. Keep reading »
If you’re to believe the hype, Twitter can help you with everything from finding a job to keeping abreast of surprise sample sales. Now, Twitter can even assist you in unloading the burden of your deepest secrets. Secret Tweet, the latest “craze within a craze,” is a cyber-confessional where users can anonymously post secrets, from the hilarious and weird to the poignant and creepy. If you think this sounds exactly like PostSecret, the site that skyrocketed to Internet popularity shortly after it was launched in 2007, you’re wrong. See, PostSecret is all about the postcard, the detail of the artwork, and Secret Tweet is — well, it’s about 134 characters or less (yes, even fewer than normal tweets). Secret Tweet was started by 21-year-old graphic designer Kevin Smith as a way for him and his friends to “amuse themselves.” Eve though he doesn’t make a profit off it, he says he’ll continue the project as long as he finds “personal happiness.” After the jump, a few of the Secret Tweets that amuse Kevin and make him personally happy. Keep reading »
Uh oh y’all! Kim Kardashian just twittered this photo, saying:
“PLEASE HELP ME! I am so sunburned! I fell asleep with huge glasses on yesterday! This tan line is not ok!!!”
Clearly, she forgot to put on sunscreen! That’s a nasty burn and an epically awful tan line. Got any advice for her? [Kim Kardashian's Twitter] Keep reading »
Oprah joined Twitter today, which I’m sure must be some sort of milestone in the life of everyone’s favorite social networking site. Now that the Fail Whale has truly gone mainstream, it’s more important than ever that you put your best tweet forward. I mean, you may think your Twitter behavior is innocuous enough, but if any of the following statements sound familiar, I’m afraid to tell you: You’re a Twitter loser. Keep reading »
Dr. Drew Pinsky and Perez Hilton Twittered back and forth last night about Lindsay Lohan’s mock eHarmony commercial, her alleged drug and sex addition, and their hopes that she get well. It was all a little presumptuous, in my opinion, but it’s amazing how much personalities like these two will say in 140 characters. After the jump, the whole exchange. Keep reading »
Obviously, we’ve got an impostor here, but with lines like ‘water to wine it’s sleazy time’, we might not mind.
Ah, Easter! If Jesus were alive today, we’re pretty sure he would Twitter like Diddy because, really, it’s the best way to get the word out. Since we can follow Jesus, but not on Twitter, we’ll have to ask our favorite celebrities what they would do. Here’s how John Mayer, Martha Stewart, Ashton and more got their God on… Keep reading »