Employee Fired For Tweeting About Bosses “Summer Hours”

Vanessa Williams no longer works for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. after she tweeted a message about her bosses and fellow employees. Williams tweeted: “We start summer hours today. That means most of the staff leave at noon, many to hit the links. Do you observe summer hours? What do you do?” After realizing […]

Tweets and Peanuts, A Hilarious Combination

What do you get when you mix tweets with Peanuts? A hilarious new Tumblr blog featuring Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the off-kilter musings of the twitterverse. The Peanutweeter blog combines random Twitter posts with stock Peanut comics. “@Peanutweeter matches kinda random Twitter posts with somewhat less than random Peanuts® comic strips by Charles Schulz.” The […]

Twitter Begins Rolling Out New Photo Feature To Select Users

Remember that uber-cool Twitter photo sharing and hosting feature we were talking about a few short days ago? Twitter has begun to officially roll it out to users. The program was originally only available to Twitter employees, however a small subset of outside Twitter members are now beginning to see the feature. TechCrunch grabbed wind […]

The World’s Most Exclusive Website: Can You Get In?

Ever stand in a line at a club, hoping you’re cool enough to get in? If you haven’t, now you can feel that mix of anxiety and sadness on the internet. The World’s Most Exclusive website only allows the Twitter elite through its virtual doors. So what’s it look like inside? I have no idea. […]

Family of Missing Student Launches Virtual Search

A face on the back of a milk carton? Putting up a flyer? Those methods just don’t cut it anymore. Family and friends of Lauren Spierer, a student from the University of Indiana who went missing last Friday, have launched a viral search involving Facebook, Twitter, and celebrities. Unfortunately, nothing has turned up so far. […]

Twitter Users Get Sneak Peak of Speilberg’s Super 8

Steven Spielberg and Paramount Pictures made sure that Twitter users were the first people to see a preview of the new film, Super 8. Now, in a unique publicity stunt, Paramount is giving Twitter users the opportunity to be the first people to see the actual movie. Fans of Spieldberg, Twitter, J.J. Abrams or the […]

Facebook Facial Recognition Backlash: European Union Opens Investigation

With Facebook automatically turning on automated facial recognition photo-tagging we knew it was only a matter of time before governmental investigations were launched and now we have learned that the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party in the European Union have launched an inquiry to determine if the social networks new feature goes against current […]