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Joey Barton: Brexit Campaigners a 'Threat to Humanity'

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Premier League footballer Joey Barton has come out in favor of Brexit, describing the idea of abandoning European integration as a “fallacy.” In a series of tweets, Barton, who plays for newly promoted English Premier League side Burnley,...Show More Summary

Man United paint their mascots blue to promote X-Men, fans lament modern football [Tweets]

US Manchester United fans were lamenting modern football ahead of the Bournemouth match as the mascots who came out at Old Trafford were painted blue to promote the new X-Men: Apocalypse movie. Several characters in the movie have blue skin, such as Beast, Mystique and Nightcrawler. But what has this got to do with football, fans […]

Justin Bieber Sued -- It's Too Late to Say Sorry ... You Owe Us $650k!

Zut alors! Justin Bieber just got sued in Montreal by a promotional company that says he destroyed its biz with one little tweet.  The promoter, Team Productions, says they had a deal for Justin to do an appearance at Beach Club las...

Conor McGregor ramps up McGregor-Mayweather fight hype with cryptic tweet

Conor McGregor looks set to miss UFC 144 after he refused to promote his forthcoming rematch with Nate Diaz. Not great news from (...)

Amir Khan Hospitalized: Updates on Boxing Star's Status and Return

After losing by knockout in the sixth round to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night, Amir Khan was taken to a Las Vegas hospital for evaluations. Continue for updates. Khan 'OK' After Fight, Sends Tweet Saturday, May 7 Promoter Oscar...Show More Summary

If you've seen sex ads on Twitter, you aren't the only one (TWTR)

Twitter has been known to serve up some dubious ads in the form of “promotedTweets. Take this example of a knock-off Pokemon app spotted by my colleague Kif Leswing. This, for reference, does not come from Nintendo: Twitter says that...Show More Summary

Internet Perfectly Shuts Down Racist Trolling Of Old Navy's Interracial Ad

Racist trolls were no match for the outpouring of love that followed after Old Navy tweeted an ad portraying an interracial family. On Friday, Old Navy tweeted an ad featuring an interracial couple to promote its Thank You Event sale. Oh, happy day! Our #ThankYouEvent is finally here. Show More Summary

Prince Harry gets last laugh in Tweet war with Obamas

To promote the Invictus Games, the first family and the royal family took part in a bit of friendly taunting via the Twittersphere. The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded warriors and veterans, hosted in Orlando this year.        

Conor McGregor Supported by Rory MacDonald in Battle with UFC

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald tweeted his support for featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Saturday after the UFC pulled McGregor from his scheduled rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 for refusing to meet certain promotional obligations...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: 'I Have Not Retired From UFC'

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Conor McGregor confirmed he has not retired from UFC and hit out at promotional duties on Thursday. The Dublin-born MMA fighter tweeted on Tuesday that he had “decide[d] to retire young,” but has now appeared to make a U-turn after releasing a statement on his Facebook page. “I am just trying to do my job and fight here,” he wrote. Show More Summary

Newsweek Fawns over Jerry Brown, Never Mind the Messes He'll Leave Behind

Has Newsweek just admitted to something the rest of the press knows but won't acknowledge? In promoting its insufferably fawning portrayal of California Governor Jerry Brown, the weekly magazine tweeted that Brown is "arming California to meet an economic recession head-on." Recession? What recession?

Kanye West and Jay Z sued over 'The Life of Pablo' release

Kanye West may not get away with this tweet so easily. A man in San Francisco filed a lawsuit on Monday against West and Jay Z for  "fraudulently inducing consumers to subscribe to Tidal" while promoting his wildly successful seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo.  Lawyers for Justin Baker-Rhett pointed to specifically to a tweet Kanye sent on Feb. Show More Summary

KFC Australia Quickly Deletes NSFW Tweet

Who's getting fired for this one? An ill-advised social media post from KFC has ruffled some feathers: The Australian branch of the fast food chain tweeted a highly suggestive photo yesterday to promote its new Hot & Spicy chicken, and...Show More Summary

Twitter CEO Allegedly Broke Promise To Promote Azealia Banks’ Mixtape Even After She Made Him An Amulet With His Beard Trimmings

Last March, Azealia Banks tweeted out an advertisement for Square Cash, Square’s Venmo-esque service for sending and receiving money: Guys! I just got a cashtag! It's the new way to send & receive money! You get $5 to sign up. My cashtag is — AZEALIABANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) March 23, 2015 Now, over a year later, […]

Georges St-Pierre on 'secret' negotiations for UFC return: 'Everything is possible' (Video)

Return imminent? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder and master of the cryptic tweets, Georges St-Pierre, recently rekindled talks with the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, and nowShow More Summary

'Wow!': Donald Trump tweets out fake Time magazine cover naming him 'Person of the Year'

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Saturday promoted an altered cover of Time magazine proclaiming that he was their "Person of the Year." "The Real Person Of The Year!" the original tweet, which Trump quoted, exclaimed. "Wow!"...Show More Summary

Eddie Redmayne to Reveal New “Fantastic Beasts” Clip at MTV Awards

MTV announced this morning that Eddie Redmayne will be promoting Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the MTV Movie Awards this Sunday. The announcement came with a tweet, saying that Redmayne will be revealing a new clip of the film!   We may never recover. An exclusive sneak peek of @FantasticBeasts will more!

Twitter Has Become a Park Filled With Bats and Perverts

This article originally appeared in New York magazine. A few days ago, I decided to stop using Twitter. Until recently I tweeted a few times a day—mostly to tell jokes, and to promote my work as a journalist and television writer. I’ve been using it since 2009, and have amassed about 170,000 followers. Show More Summary

Chelsea Handler calls Trump a 'butt hole' with the NSFW visuals to prove it

If you need further confirmation that Donald Trump brings out the worst in humanity, Chelsea Handler has it. The comedian, who has kept busy promoting her upcoming Netflix show, tweeted an almost-naked photo of herself with the words...Show More Summary

Trump promotes perhaps the most over-the-top campaign video in American history

He tweets and Instagrams a campaign-like video mimicking a video game trailer.        

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