Seth Rogen Blasts Senator Walkouts On Twitter After Moving Alzheimer’s Plea [Video]

Actor Seth Rogen’s funny-yet-poignant testimony at the U.S. Senate hearing on Alzheimer’s disease Thursday is getting tons of plaudits online, but some senators in the room apparently weren’t very taken. Though the hearing went pretty much how you’d expect when you drop a comedian whose career has been built on dick jokes and smokin’ the […]

Tracking The Sochi Winter Olympics On Twitter … America And Canada Win

The Sochi Winter Olympics has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped examining the impact of the event on social media. The team at MediaMiser poured over more than four million tweets to determine the impact of the event on Twitter. The study specifically attempted to determine which athletes and events generated […]

Twitter And Vine Coming To A Theater Near You

Smartphones, the most common way Twitter and Vine are viewed, are seen as the bane of the movie going experience. Few things are more distracting than someone using their smartphone during a movie (except for, of course, a shooting). But Tweets and Vine videos will soon be making their way into movie theaters. Twitter and […]

#HotJesus Is Big On Twitter As ‘Son Of God’ Prepares For Theatrical Release

The big screen movie ‘Son of God’ debuts nationwide on Friday, and in anticipation of the movie the #HotJesus hashtag is picking up steam on Twitter. The movie is based around the entire life of Jesus from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. Movies about Jesus have fared well on the […]

Anti-Gay Senator Dan Patrick Accidentally Supports Gay Marriage

GOP Texas State Senator Dan Patrick wanted to post an anti-gay message on Wednesday, instead he said marriage is between “One Man One Man” Using his official @DanPatrick account, the Texas politician posted, and then quickly removed his original message. Thanks to the magic of internet screenshots we have the original tweet to share: The […]

Twitter Restores @N Username Reportedly Worth $50,000 To Owner

Twitter deals with thousands of hacking attempts on a daily basis, and one attempt that occurred last month left the owner of username @N high and dry. Owned by Naoki Hiroshima, he lost the Twitter account after a hacker got access to his websites through GoDaddy, and threatened to delete all data if he wasn’t […]

Kate Upton Joins Instagram (Thank You Jesus)

Sports Illustrated supermodel Kate Upton has joined Instagram, and this is just the best news. Why? Because: Because: Because: (We really like Kate Upton here at SND) Upton already shares tons of photos through her verified Twitter account, but expect the two channels to take on lives of their own. She can chum it up […]

Domino’s Pizza UK Trolls Twitter Troll Who ‘Burnt Penis Severely’

Trolls are hidden in every nook and cranny of the Internet, and Twitter is no exception. Yesterday, Domino’s Pizza UK dealt with a rather peculiar one. It all started with this tweet: .@Dominos_UK HELLO I’VE JUST MADE LOVE TO ONE OF YOUR PIZZAS AND BURNT MY PENIS SEVERELY. PLEASE ADVISE ON YOUR TERMS FOR A […]

Current.ly For iOS Takes Boring Twitter Trends And Makes Them Awesome

Current.ly, a new iOS app, takes boring Twitter trending topics and makes them awesome! The app is designed around a backbone that is visually appealing for users, while also showing off major events from around the world. When users open the app they are met with the most important topic of the day (the top […]

An #Interview With Boxxy: The Questions She Didn’t Know She Answered

In January, Catie Wayne (AFKA “Boxxy”) made the front page of reddit thanks to her new gig as a host of The Animalist on YouTube. We covered the story and reached out to Catie to ask for an interview for our “YouTube Profile” series. I ended up trading several emails with her momager, and last […]

The Top 10 Most Tweeted News Sites In The UK

Twitter has evolved into one of the more popular ways for people to get news, and new data from PeerIndex found the most tweeted news sites in the UK. The social analytics company analyzed several million UK Twitter accounts, examining tweets and retweets shared in January. Here were the top 10 news sites based on […]

Danica Patrick Is First NASCAR Driver With 1 Million Twitter Followers

Danica Patrick is the first NASCAR driver to have more than one million Twitter followers. She hit the mark in the days leading up to Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500, though Twitter newbie Dale Jr. could catch up quickly. Before the race, Patrick told the Associated Press, “It just shows what incredible and loyal fans I […]

False Tweets Lie Detector Could Sort Through BS

A group of researchers are creating a false tweets lie detector. The goal of the detector is to stop fast spreading, and potentially dangerous tweets, that are inaccurate and unwarranted. Researchers point to the 2011 London riots and vote-rigging accusations that were said to have occurred during the Kenyan elections. Researchers at the University of […]

Emile Hirsch’s Valentine’s Day Tweets Are Pretty Spectacular

Actor Emile Hirsch is best known for his work in films like The Girl Next Door and Into the Wild, but he’s a pretty good Twitter follow, too. Case in point, he pretty much nailed Valentine’s Day this morning: Happy Valentines Day! A great day for people who are already happy to rejoice, and for […]

The Beauty Of Winter Storms Captured In Stunning Twitter Pics

Winter storms are once against ravishing much of the Eastern Coast and that means schools are out, workers are stuck at home, and thousands of people are once again without electricity and other amenities. For all of the devastation and pure frustration caused by winter storms, many people have found the beauty left from a […]

Comcast Confirms Time Warner Cable Merger, Twitter Sounds Off

Comcast was reported to be acquiring Time Warner Cable in an all stock deal, and today confirmed the big news. The deal is worth around $45.2 billion, and still requires government approval. With Comcast and Time Warner Cable being ranked among the worst ISPs for customer service, it comes to no surprise that many Twitter […]

Did Alex Trebek Make A Racist Comment To A Black Girl Last Night? Twitter Reacts

Alex Trebek was hosting the college edition of Jeopardy! last night when he made a comment that appears to be racist. While speaking to a black contestant about a question related to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), he comments that she “better get” the answer right. That contestant, Kenesha Bennett, a student at Oakwood […]

Tweethearts On Twitter: Create Customized Sweethearts Candy For Valentine’s Day

The team at Necco candies is taking sweetheart customized messages to an entirely new level. Twitter users can now ask for a specialized message via Twitter and then pay for delivery of their personalized Valentine’s Day treat. Users can try out the program at Neccotweethearts.com. The platform works by allowing users to send their personalized […]

#IfIWasWhite: Shaun White Hashtag Hijacked For Race Relations

The hashtag #IfIWasWhite is trending on Twitter right now. If you wade into the search results, you’ll see that white people are using it to deliver 140-character symposiums on race relations: #IfIWasWhite I’d say race doesn’t matter AND #IfIWasBlack I’d know that it does. — Eddie Mumford (@denselyscribble) February 12, 2014 … and that non-white […]

Twitter Testing Profile Redesign Inspired By Facebook

Twitter began rolling out a dramatically revamped design back in November, and according to Mashable, is testing a new profile design. Assistant features editor at Mashable Matt Petronzio spotted the big change today (pictured above), which is heavily influenced by Facebook’s Timeline. The header photo now spans across the entire width of the page, and […]