Jimmy Fallon Does #AwkwardBreakups On The Tonight Show [Video]

If you’ve had a bad breakup experience, don’t keep it to yourself in fear of embarrassment, share it with the internet and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. A new segment called “Tonight Show Hashtags” features various hashtags from week to week where viewers can tweet a 140 character story with hopes of getting on […]

Brazil Loses Hard, Twitter Hilariously Reacts

Often people complain about soccer having low goal scoring with games ending 1 – 0, 1 – 2, or ending in a tie at 0 – 0. Germany heard those complaints and raised civilization 7 World Cup goals. In the Brazil vs. Germany game, tears were shed, cries turned to ugly cries, and fans even […]

FIFA Targets Twitter Accounts Using World Cup Logos With Takedowns

FIFA has issued takedown notices against Twitter accounts that have been using World Cup logos as avatars on copyright grounds. The famously corrupt organizing body issued the takedown notices to Twitter targeting any Twitter account that used the World Cup logo, World Cup trophy, and other trademarked images relating to the World Cup and FIFA […]

Brazil-Chile Game Breaks Twitter Records

Brazil’s game against Chile in the World Cup Saturday has broken new Twitter records, becoming the most tweeted World Cup game ever. 16.4 million tweets related to the match were during the broadcast, according to Twitter. The game saw Brazil progress to the next round following a 1-1 draw, then a dramatic 3-2 penalty shootout. […]

Twitter Celebrates Gifs On Twitter With… Yes, Gifs

Twitter now supports gifs! The social media site announced this week that users will now be able to put gifs on Twitter. And, well, that’s exactly what people have been doing. I just found out you can put GIFs on Twitter http://t.co/TkuJWhn5Zg — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 18, 2014 The internet loves a good gif. […]

Funny Twitter Reactions to Facebook Crash

So the productivity went up for less than an hour today when the Facebook 2014 crash happened. As usual, the social media amplification effect took place. Within a few minutes, news that Facebook was down was all over the place – well, except on Facebook. Some reactions were just plain boring, while some were actually […]

Hilarious Failures As Told By Twitter

Have you ever failed in life? Well I challenge you to fail harder than any of these people, and if you can prove yourself worthy you may be featured next. What could go wrong? File this one under NOT the best way to handle a firearm. pic.twitter.com/ZGrlYqdcnI — Sean Parnell (@SeanParnellUSA) May 1, 2014 I’m […]

Sarah Paulson Tweets Character Photo for ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

The American Horror Story craze has died down a bit since fans are between seasons, but to keep everyone in the loop and remind them of the insanity, Sarah Paulson tweeted a photo of her character(s) for the upcoming season 4 “Freak Show.” Cleverly written “Two heads are better than one,” Paulson uploaded a picture […]

The CIA Officially Joins Twitter; Shows Sense of Humor

The United States Central Intelligence Agency has joined the Twitterverse officially, opening with what could very well be the best tweet ever. We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet. — CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014 While that is a nice display of humor, not everyone is happy with the Agency’s […]

NYT Columnist Maureen Dowd Eats Too Much Pot, Twitter Pokes Fun

“I used to do drugs. I still do, but I used to, too.” –The late, great Mitch Hedberg. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd doesn’t seem like someone who used to do drugs, but apparently she is someone willing to do them now.   While staying at a hotel in Denver, Dowd decided she would experiment […]

How Twitter Could Be Replaced As The Primary Political App

Twitter has a reputation as the go-to social media tool for political activists and revolutionaries. With the company failing to stand up to governments cracking down on free speech, anonymous messaging apps are vying for the political social media crown. Social Media has long been a great tool for political movements. Since nearly their inception, […]

Turkey Lifts Ban, Restores YouTube Access

We can finally chalk one up for free speech in the on-going battle between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and social media. Five days after the country’s highest court ruled the country’s YouTube ban unconstitutional, service has been restored to the video sharing site. YouTube was originally banned after an audio recording of government officials […]

Twitter Says QuickSilver Is The Real Star Of #XmenDaysOfFuturePast

X-men Days of Future Past has been a success by nearly any measure. After the debacle that was X-men: The Last Stand and Wolverine Origins, the franchise has now had two critical successes in three movies (The Wolverine being the middling exception) which is a great way to start Hugh Jackman’s eventual relinquishing of the […]

Charlize Theron Compares Press Intrusion To Rape: Twitter Reacts

In an interview with Sky News award winning actress Charlize Theron has said that press intrusion into her daily life is akin to being raped: “When you start living in that world, and doing that, you start feeling raped.” She was then asked if she meant to put it as strongly as that to which […]

First California Now Washington: Scavenger Hunts For Cash Are Taking Over Twitter

Now this is a trend I can get behind. Some generous individuals are turning Twitter into a cash grab. You may have already heard about the first one, @HiddenCash, who has been running an event it calls a social experiment by hiding envelopes full of cash, yes American greenbacks, around San Francisco and Los Angeles. Now, […]

Rebel Podcaster Dan Carlin To Rand Paul: We Are Friends

Podcasting giant and political enigma Dan Carlin expressed some camaraderie with Tea Party darling and Libertarian outsider Rand Paul after an exchange with a listener about the Republican Senator. At first glance, the two make strange bedfellows. Dan Carlin is hardly a friend of the Republican party.However, when it comes to issues that make the […]

#YesAllWomen – 9 Of The Most Hard Hitting Tweets

On Saturday Elliot Rodger took it upon himself to take his aggression and frustration for being constantly rejected by women out on them by going on a killing spree throughout Santa Barbara. A YouTube video was later found of him complaining how we was often ‘friend zoned’ by the women he approached and talked of […]

Wiz Khalifa Takes Jail Selfie, Real Or Viral Marketing Stunt?

Earlier today, May 25, rapper Wiz Khalifa tweeted a picture of him sitting in jail with the caption “jail selfie” after he was supposedly arrested for possession of marijuana. Authorities have not confirmed the amount of marijuana or if there was weed to begin with. Viral marketing stunt or actual arrest? Khalifa is about to […]

Twitter Fails To Stand Up For Free Speech Again, Blocks Content In Pakistan

One of the things that makes Twitter so successful is its near constant involvement in political movements around the world. From the Arab spring to Occupy Wall Street to outrage over the latest celebrity drivel, Twitter has been invaluable in giving people a voice and helping them organize rapidly. So, it has been disappointing for political activists, free […]