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Win This! Enter The Frisky’s “Style My Space” Photo Sweepstakes For $300 To HomeGoods

From decorative accent pillows and cozy throws to colorful end tables and chic ottomans, we’re firm believers that any space—even the tiniest— can look like a million bucks if…

Katie Oldenburg | July 30, 2014 - 9:30 am

Lena Dunham Asked Her Twitter Followers Why They Use Birth Control

In light of the last month’s ruling by the Supreme Court that some employers with religious objections to birth control can deny coverage to female employees, Lena Dunham asked her…

Claire Hannum | July 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Should You Unfriend Your Ex?

There’s a perverse pleasure in keeping tabs on your ex-paramours on social media. Perhaps you monitor their Twitter feed before you to go bed to see if you can gauge…

Megan Reynolds | July 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Here’s What Happens When You Accidentally Sext Your Dad (And Live Tweet The Fallout)

When Twitter user Nyjah accidentally sent a nude selfie to her dad, he was less than pleased. Below, the hilarious harrowing saga of sexting gone majorly wrong.

First,…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Let’s Revel In The Most Glorious #AskThicke Tweets

Last night, VH1 asked Twitters users to tweet interview questions for Robin Thicke — big mistake. The #AskThicke hashtag took a totally different turn than the network planned and became…

Claire Hannum | July 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Stop Calling Social Media Managers “Professional Tweeters”

I met a man last night who, upon telling him that I’m a Social Media Manager, replied by saying, “So you’re a professional tweeter. Aren’t all girls?” Not only was…

Katie Oldenburg | June 11, 2014 - 10:00 am

Do You Think Instagram Is More Personal Than Facebook?

I don’t spend much time on Facebook or Twitter, but it’s not because I’m “above” social media — I just happen to pour all of my social media obsession into…

Claire Hannum | June 6, 2014 - 2:30 pm

“Undateable” Actor Chris D’Elia Calls #YesAllWomen “Terrible” And “Shitty”

During a chat with HuffPo Live on Thursday, comedian Chris D’Elia, who stars in some sure-to-be-canceled show called “Undateable,” decided to weigh in on the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen. To recap:…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 31, 2014 - 10:00 am

#AllMenCan Crowdsources How Men Can Be Good Allies

“Hashtag activism” gets a bad rap. My thoughts? Hey, it can’t hurt. And I like the idea behind the hashtag #AllMenCan, especially since I think it’s a natural reaction for any human…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2014 - 4:30 pm

#YesAllWomen: Women Tweet Stories Of Their Personhood Being Violated

Friday night, six people were killed in Isla Vista, California, near the campus of UC Santa Barbara, by Elliot Rodger, a 22-year-old bent on “retribution” for his lack…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 25, 2014 - 10:10 am

#WorseCollegeClasses Is The Hashtag Of Our Nightmares

Comedy Central’s game show @Midnight features a segment called Hashtag Wars and this week’s topic was #WorseCollegeClasses. To honor finals week and remind students that it could be worse, each…

College Candy | May 22, 2014 - 5:15 pm

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
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