This past weekend, just as my gender-based outrage muscles were starting to atrophy, post- Pao trial — a flyer showed up in my Twitter stream… Oh no. Oh no, no, no. I sent an email to the address on the flyer, asking for more details on the project. On Monday morning, I received a reply from Jason Mitchell, the Creative Director of the Connected […]
A Twitter story in 2.5 acts. 1) Jay Mariotti tweets that he farted 2) Jay Mariotti tells us he didn't tweet that Someone is hacking my Twitter feed. I did not tweet that. — Jay Mariotti (@MariottiSports) March 31, 2015 3) Jay Mariotti additionally clarifies that he never farted OH WAIT THIS NEVER HAPPENED. Show More Summary
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Liam Payne has spoken his peace since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving One Direction. The singer thanked Directioners on Twitter for sticking with the band still and “not thinking it’s finished,” meaning that thinking the boy band is now over. Show More Summary
Today’s Twitter tempest in teacup, per Dave Weigel at Bloomberg Politics: … On Monday, Vox‘s Max Fisher introduced [Trevor] Noah to readers with “seven of his funniest clips,” and predicted that the host would make his show “a freshShow More Summary
Former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck, who is now an NCAA executive, is embroiled in a rather unsettling controversy this week. According to Twitter user @StocktonShorts, Luck, in a Columbus bar ahead of the Mountaineers’...Show More Summary
“Here’s one thing I’ve learned from the movies.” Update: Debbie Reynolds tells us (via Twitter) that it was actually a cake, adding “I like them both!”...
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Soon after Trevor Noah was announced to replace Jon Stewart as the new Daily Show host, old twitter comments written by the comedian had surfaced. Some tweets caused a wave of controversy due to their sexist and anti-semitic nature. And now, Comedy Central has spoken out on the comedian's behalf. [ Video: Jon Stewart Kicks WWE's Seth [...]
Trevor Noah has taken to Twitter in order to combat an uproar over his past use of Twitter. The heretofore little-known South African comedian has been constantly in the news over the last 48 hours, first for being named the next host...Show More Summary
Who else is curious?.. #Runbow #teaser #gamedev #indiedev pic.twitter.com/t95TVzM7MF — 13AM Games (@13amgames) March 31, 2015
It’s Inkling vs. Octarian in #Splatoon, launching for #WiiU in May. #GetInked Pre-order here: http://t.co/S7d7uLqX1s pic.twitter.com/X27OamVEGY — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 31, 2015
Almost everyone knows how to use Twitter. You share links, chat with friends, being sure to use an @name here and a #hashtag there. And that’s all you need to know if you’re happy with your Twitter audience size and the engagement you get on your tweets. Show More Summary
"I am going to hurt you."
When I saw on Twitter in the past hour that MSNBC had cut Ryan Anderson’s mic off, I thought: Surely his mic wasn’t literally cut off. But, yes, yes, indeed it was – seeing is believing: A perfectly reasonable argument, shut down. This is where we are? This is where we want to be?
Less than 10 months ago, England met Italy on a sweaty night in Manaus, suffering a 2-1 defeat that set the tone for a very disappointing World Cup campaign. On Tuesday evening, the old European foes met once again in less tropical and...Show More Summary
Newly anointed The Daily Show host Trevor Noah faced mounting criticism on Tuesday after the emergence of several past social media posts accused of being racist, sexist and anti-Semitic. The 31-year-old South African comedian, largely unknown in the United States, was named by Comedy Central...
Twitter wants to make it easier for media entities to tap into conversation on its platform. The company announced Tuesday the launch of Curator, a platform that surfaces the most relevant and popular tweets and Vines around a certain...Show More Summary
This warrants a retraction and apology. RT @jdelreal: Correction of the day (h/t @PostRoz, who knew I would love it) pic.twitter.com/YIW7Jk3Atq — Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) March 31, 2015 Read more...
Richard Dawkins has caused fury on Twitter claiming it is "immoral" to allow unborn babies with Down's syndrome to live. But what do relatives of people with Down's syndrome think?