Patton Oswalt's summer of (mostly) no social media has almost come to an end. Rather than using Facebook or Twitter to let the world know how it's been going, the comedian decided to write an op-ed for Time magazine, in which he explains how weaning himself off of social media has "ironically, made me feel younger."
The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates. I n late July, a group of young American Jews gathered outside the New York offices of the Conference of Presidents...Show More Summary
Catfish Corner has closed up shop. Rumors surfaced on Twitter earlier this week; Seaspot.com was the first official bearer of the bad news. The soul food spot served Creole-spiced catfish with homemade tartar sauce, hush puppies, and sweet tea...
Canada's delegation to NATO on Wednesday posted a helpful guide for Russian soldiers who have crossed the Ukrainian border "by accident." On Twitter, the delegation posted a simple map of "Russia" and "Not Russia." " Geography can be tough. Show More Summary
It's a YouTube-based workaround
Whatt is an iPhone app that wants to turn social networking into more of a private affair for a closer circle of friends than social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter currently allow. It uses brief status updates as the basis for...
When Elise Mosca and Chris Bukowski found love this season on Bachelor In Paradise, viewers along with Facebook and Twitter fans were thrilled for the couple. However, the excitement is now short lived, as Chris and Elise have split up already! Oh no… Say it isn’t so? When Chris Bukowski had to leave Bachelor in […]
Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn might eat a hazardous amount of meat, but there's no need to concern troll him on Twitter. His piece "Confessions of a Fat Bastard" details the digestive challenges of the job, as well as....
IoncehearditsaidthatTwitterisagreatplaceformarketerstotalktoothermarketersaboutmarketing.ItseemsthatfourresearchersatIndianaUniversitywanttotestwhathashtagtrendsarelegitimateinternetmemesandwhat’sjustabunchofmalarkey.TheNationalScienceFoundationhasgranted$919,917toaprojectcalledTruthy...Show More Summary
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With his move from Real Madrid to Manchester United finalized, midfielder Angel Di Maria has become the most expensive incoming transfer in British footballing history, per Sky Sports News HQ on Twitter. Di Maria's transfer fee of £59.7...Show More Summary
By BB Research: Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) said that it has expanded its ad network to 12 new countries in the EMEA region. The countries are: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine and Portugal. Show More Summary
HTC said via Twitter that owners of the AT&T variant of the One (M8) can download Android 4.4.3 beginning today. The minor system update, which fixes bugs and improves performance (esp. GPS), can be installed over the air.
DESC Buffalo Crunch doughnut from @TimHortons at the #NYSFair. This should be featured on @BizarreFoods ASAP. pic.twitter.com/ngcJCTe0j7— As Eaten On TV (@AsEatenOnTV) August 24, 2014 Covered with actual Buffalo sauce, two decorative tortilla strips, and crushed up chips, Tim...
Sounds like: Blackbird Blackbird, ODESZA, Chrome Sparks Song: Slow Magic - Waited 4 U What's so good? Every now and then I scan my Twitter feed for new tunes, and fortunately, as divine providence would have it, Slow Magic's new single...Show More Summary
Want to get noticed on Twitter? Use hashtags! Using the right hashtag(s) in your tweets will bring you the relevant audience and exposure. This is also with those that you will be able to follow conversations known as chats.
Snapchat has routinely been the subject of jokes about the meteoric rise of its valuation. Tuesday's report that a new funding round would value the messaging company at $10 billion only served to add to the snickers. See also: 9 Snapchat...Show More Summary
Nailed it. @sportspickle Newest Madden is so realistic, it has manning face. #manningface pic.twitter.com/Rg7srIE4TI — Jesse Nelson (@JesseDNelson) August 27, 2014 This is basically Eli Manning's real actual face. Eli is so sad. pic.twitter.com/sz4YEHy0BC — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) February 3, 2014 How does Madden turn players into perfect pixels? We got the inside scoop.
Maybe the next fashionable rebellion is to become “unlinked"—only reachable face-to-face
Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a child who had Down Syndrome. Pro-life people as well as parents of Down Syndrome (DS) children were outraged and […]