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Tyler Oakley is on TV, But His heart is Still #TeamInternet

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

While he doesn't like to call himself "the new TV star", Oakley considers himself "a new type of entertainer." He believes that whatever the "next step" is for YouTubers, it won't be moving to television or moving to film, but adding other types of media to a continuing YouTube channel.

How Hashtags Evolved And Changed The Way We Communicate

Uloop | Posted 03.04.2015 | College
Uloop

We've already pretty much streamlined the communication process so we basically don't even talk to each other in real life anymore.

Annie Terrazzo: 10 Things I Hate About Your Selfie

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kill Your Selfie by Annie Terrazzo is more than just solid, if caustic, advice for mental health and self-respect -- it's also the name of her new pop-up art show, opening Friday, January 16 at Red Pipe in Chinatown.

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

The Office Party From Hell

Michael Ramah | Posted 02.08.2015 | Media
Michael Ramah

This holiday season, let's remember that only amateurs get roaring drunk in front of their bosses, managers or clients. Much less a global audience of fans, followers, stakeholders, critics and commentators.

The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

The Case For Social Media and Hashtag Activism

Sabina Khan-Ibarra | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Sabina Khan-Ibarra

I propose that the use of social media as an instrument for activism will follow, if not already is, the same trajectory. Social media is one of the most powerful forms of activism, and (dare I say) a catalyst for change. Here's why.

DIWhyNot: DIY Tweed Nail Art

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.18.2014 | Style
Mr. Kate

Fall is here and tweed is in the air, even on your nails! I brought nail artist Amie Morimoto onto DIWhyNot to show us how to do this totally DIYable technique. Try these fun fall nails and let me know how they turn out!

Obama's Legacy: #GoBigObama vs. #DeporterInChief

Ryan Campbell | Posted 10.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

In the world of social media, the current question of Obama's immigration legacy can be summed up as this: Which will be the dominant tag, #DeporterInChief, or #GoBigObama? Anything Obama does will exist next to the 2 million deportations his enforcement has already carried out, more than any previous president.

'Unhashtagable?'

Lina Srivastava | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

If hashtag activism builds on and replicate this assumed association between moral outrage and social justice through images and short communication, does it further offer the possibility of a more informed and effective strategy for social impact?

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Hashtag Hiatus

Shelly Peiken | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I ran into Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) at M.Fredric clothing store on Ventura Boulevard last week. I was killing some time before my mani-pedi. My daughter had just dropped me off. That was a first.

Dear God, J.Crew Is Selling Hashtag Shorts

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.14.2014 | Technology

Because life is absurd and nothing makes sense anymore, clothing store J.Crew has decided to start selling a pair of shorts in "hashtag print." Wh...

This Anti-Hashtag Tells Annoying Social Media To #GoF*ckItself

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

We all know that person. You know, the one who constantly tweets or posts a series of ridiculous hashtags to update you on every. single. moment. of. ...

App-maker, App-maker, Make Me a Match

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

If you're on Tinder, the idea of using Tinder-like techniques to find a job might make you cringe. On the other hand, you might think of this as a great opportunity to level the playing field and to remove the "who you know" factor from the job search.

Hashtag Activism Is a Good Thing, Despite Its Conservative Critics

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Larry Atkins

Twitter is the equivalent of the town square or the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Millennials.

The Hashtag as a Symbol for #Change

Josh Stern | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Josh Stern

I myself have even created a viral hashtag campaign along with my dear friend Russell Citron. It's called #FeedtheDeed, and unlike a couple of the examples listed above, it serves to highlight how social media can be purposefully used for positive change in our society.

Understand The 'Law' Behind The Schoolgirl Kidnapping And Dare To Redefine It

Anver M. Emon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | World
Anver M. Emon, Ph.D.

Instead of using hashtags or the military, what if we could debate with the Sultan or Boko Haram about what Sharia demands? What if we could ask them to reflect on how their definition of Sharia could be updated to reflect today's world? To ask such questions is not only to critically know and engage the Islamic tradition, but also to remove the monopoly that Boko Haram claims on defining what Sharia is for everyone.

Bianca Bosker

How #Hashtags Became The Raised Fist Of Punctuation

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.10.2014 | Technology

Hashtags began as a way to search for tweets about specific topics (#socialmedia), evolved into a tool for adding nuance (#ohyeah) and are now showing...

I'm Having Sex Right Now! #Blessed

Em & Lo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

We thought we'd put together our own imagined list of the top 10 most inappropriately dirty ways to shared your #blessings with the world.

Bitcoin Activism: How Michelle Malkin And Suey Park Found Common Cause In Hashtag Movements

Arun Gupta | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Arun Gupta

Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.

Kenny vs. Spenny Versus Netflix

Leland Dieno | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leland Dieno

If you are Canadian, you most likely remember a fairly low budget TV show that ran for several seasons called Kenny vs. Spenny. Two friends who challe...

'Hashtag: Shut The F*ck Up'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

If one thing came out of Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill's Twitter-influenced conversation on last night's "Tonight Show," it's that Martin Scorsese now k...

The Importance of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to the Millennial Generation

Jonathan Whipple | Posted 03.21.2014 | TV
Jonathan Whipple

E!'s phenomenon in the making, #RichKids of Beverly Hills, has been trending on every form of media known to man. The hashtag-inclusive title isn't just a nod to social media; it has become a staple in a generation that continues to advance conversational simplicity.

The 2014 Banished Words List, On Steroids

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Chris Weigant

One has to indeed wonder if taking a selfie while you're twerking is even physically possible (at least, without the use of mirrors). I mean, is there a hashtag for #gotwerkyourself yet, out there in the Twittersphere? Or a fan base, for that matter?

How to Properly Use the 'Hashtag'

Samantha Matt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Samantha Matt

Whether you use Twitter or not, you most likely know one thing that has come from it: The Hashtag. And whether you like it or not, it is here to stay -- for now.