Posts tagged "twitter"

How To Watch The Sunrise On Twitter

Twitter data analyst Simon Rogers used the geotags on all Tweets that mentioned the word “sunrise” to create this animated map of the sun’s first light — and people talking…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2014 - 12:30 pm

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…

Katie Oldenburg | May 4, 2014 - 9:00 am

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…

Katie Oldenburg | April 26, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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…

Newser | April 14, 2014 - 5:45 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 14, 2014 - 4:30 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | April 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 3, 2014 - 3:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | March 26, 2014 - 11:40 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2014 - 4:30 pm

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.

Ami Angelowicz | March 18, 2014 - 1:40 pm

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…

Claire Hannum | March 15, 2014 - 9:00 am

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…

The Gloss | March 14, 2014 - 1:45 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm

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…

The Gloss | March 10, 2014 - 12:20 pm

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…

Avital Norman Nathman | February 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

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! #AzizsFNLBowl2pic.twitter.com/yLNcS0vOLF— Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) February 2, 2014

I mean, just…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2014 - 12:40 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 22, 2014 - 11:20 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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