SHORT AND TWEET: The Top 5 Tweets Of The Week From The Fringe And Famous (PICTURES)

10/10/2010 11:04 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Catharine Smith The Huffington Post

Short and Tweet, our weekly series, brings you the newsiest, most buzzworthy tweets of the past seven days. What's in store this week? John McCain endorses a contest on Dancing with the Stars (but not the one you'd think), 50 Cent defends an offensive tweet, and more.

About Short And Tweet: Some tweets make news, and some of those tweets break news. HuffPost Tech's new weekly feature of the top newsmaking tweets of the week will showcase both.

We'll be posting our picks for the tweets of the week, but we want to hear from you, too: tweet us suggestions using the hashtag #hptweets, email us links at, or use the tool below to upload screenshots of noteworthy Twitter posts. See last week's picks here.

Short And Tweet: October 1 - October 8