Best Buy Apologizes For Insensitive ‘Serial’ Tweet

The electronic retail giant, Best Buy, is apologizing after the company posted a tweet about the popular podcast, Serial. What was meant as a marketing tactic seem to backfire on Best Buy’s social media team.   The newly released podcast series tells the nonfiction stories of murder cases. The newest episode centers around the 1999 murder […]

Yet Another 10 Hours of Walking Video…This Time From the POV of a Lamborghini

Since the original “10 Hours of Walking” video — “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” created by anti harassment organization Hollaback! — went unspeakably, unimaginably, monstrously viral with over 36 million hits on YouTube as of this writing, there were bound to be copycats. And there were. Many, many copycats. From “3 […]

13 of the Realest #ThanksgivingFail Tweets Trending on Twitter

Thanksgiving is one of the most entertaining holidays to watch unravel on Twitter. It’s a day full of familial obligations, high-stress complicated meals (did anyone else know you have to thaw your turkey for several days?), drama, over-eating, and plenty of awkward questions. You spent the evening deflecting, counting all the things you have to […]

Neil Patrick Harris And Family Win Halloween Costume Competition Once Again

If you are a fan of Halloween, the internet, and all things cute, you have DEFINITELY heard of the steamroll costume competition win that is Neil Patrick Harris, his husband David Burtka, and their adorable kids. They nail it each year. A family that Halloweens together, stays together. This year, the Harris/Burtka clan went all […]

Etsy Seller Finds Social Media Support After Spirit Halloween Copies Design

Services like Etsy give creative types the chance to go into business for themselves, selling their wares to a global internet audience. However, putting your work out there for all to see can have its downsides — for one, finding yourself being taken advantage of by bigger companies. Costume seller Spirit Halloween are the latest […]

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer Leaks, Immediately Goes Viral

Yesterday, Marvel Studios made the announcement that the much-anticipated first trailer for next April’s Avengers: Age of Ultron would premiere immediately after next week’s episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC. However, that was not to be the case, as within hours the trailer had been anonymously leaked to the internet and viewed by millions. The […]

Shia LaBeouf Song Entertains/Terrifies Twitter

There aren’t many celebrities of our time that are quite like Shia LaBeouf. Since rising to prominence thanks to his starring role in the Disney Channel’s Even Stevens, the actor has rarely spent more than a few months without being featured in the gossip pages. Whether he’s taking a knife to his face for a […]

Neil Patrick Harris Announced as Oscars Host; Twitter Reacts

Having been highly praised for performing hosting duties at the Tony Awards and the Emmy Awards, the well-loved Neil Patrick Harris has been announced as the host of the 2015 Academy Awards, set to be held next February. The actor broke the news in typically humorous fashion with a video of his bucket list posted […]

The Walking Dead Returns with Record-Breaking Premiere

Last night, The Walking Dead proved it’s still very much alive as the first episode of its fifth season was watched by some 17 million people. That figure marks the largest audience for a non-sporting cable broadcast in the history of US television, breaking the series’ previous high of 16.1 million set by the opener […]

The Good, the Bad and the Strange of Halloween Costumes

With only three weeks left until Halloween, now is high time to start thinking about your costume options. A successful costume has to toe a very specific line between looking good and looking Halloween appropriate — it’s not as easy as throwing a pair of a fangs in your mouth and making a cape out […]

Twitter Looks at 007’s Other Adventures with #LesserBondMovies

Most of us have seen the big hitters of the James Bond franchise; Goldfinger, Goldeneye, Skyfall — but 23 movies in the series, it would take a dedicated fan to have seen them all. Even more dedicated than you might think, in fact, as Twitter users have been revealing the names of some of 007’s […]

One Direction Helps Boyfriend Propose At Concert [Watch]

On Wednesday, at a One Direction concert, the boy band helped a stranger named Bradely propose to his girlfriend in the middle of their concert. Bradley was planning on going to the concert with his girlfriend at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. He tweeted the day before asking these five guys for their help. Help […]

Batman Burger Launched by McDonald’s Hong Kong

A hero sandwich in the United States might be a favorite for New Yorkers, but further afield the term can be rather more literal. This week, McDonald’s of Hong Kong began selling a Batman-themed burger for fans who can’t get enough of the caped crusader. Batman’s ‘Diner Double Beef’ Burger differentiates itself from the norm […]

5 Horror Movie Characters to Follow on Twitter This Halloween

As we reach the beginning of October and fall begins to draw in, many will already be thinking about Halloween. You might be planning costumes, you might be starting a movie marathon — you’re getting into the spirit of things early. And you’re not alone. At the end of most horror movies, it’s made very […]

Pillsbury Release ‘Pizza Cake’ Recipe; Twitter Erupts

People love pizza. People love cake. In many ways, the two were destined to come together sooner or later. Last week, when noted baking goods supplier Pillsbury released their own pizza cake recipe via their website, response was immediate — and very passionate. Of course, this wasn’t the first time that pizza and cake had […]

iPhone 6 Bending in Pockets; Twitter Reacts to #Bendgate

Following on from the unwanted U2 album controversy and the viral video of one of the first customers to buy a new iPhone in Australia dropping it on the street, Apple seem to have encountered another bump in the road with a possible flaw in their iPhone 6 design. A myriad of users are reporting that […]

10 Animals Who Tweet Better Than Most Humans

We’ve all watched nature documentaries and observed traits and actions that let us know just how close to animals we humans really are. But could animals even prove to one-up humans at the own game of civilization? Movies like Planet of the Apes have allowed us to sneak a peek at what our world would […]

Twitter Responds to Apple Giving iOS Users the New U2 Album

Apple thought they were doing customers a favor when they sent the new U2 album ‘Songs of Innocence’ to iOS users, whether they wanted it or not, following their blockbuster special event earlier this month. However, the move caused an immediate backlash, with many decrying Apple’s decision to force the music upon all users without […]

Twitter Talks Scottish Independence on Eve of Referendum

With only hours ago until the polls open for Scotland’s historic referendum on whether or not to remain a part of the United Kingdom, debate continues on social media as to whether or not Scotland will end the week as an independent nation. With early projections still too close to call either way, Twitter discussion […]