Everything was better #BackInTheEighties. Well, besides the Internet, nobody wants dial up to make a comeback so the 80's can keep that one. But as far as I'm concerned, everything else was better.
This "Feminist Fad" embodies all the wrong things for the right reasons. I am all for the courage of conviction, for women to earn their just rights, but it's gone too far. It's about responding rationally to injustices, not reacting. Saying you are a feminist can't make you a cool kid, but being one in every action every day, this is what makes a true feminist.
It's Friday, and you have run out of good Turkey stories to tell your millennial co-workers. (Yes, it is cute that you dressed your dog as a Pilgrim, but we already saw the photos five times.)
Late Sunday afternoon I made some jokes on Twitter using the hashtag #Mitterature that mashed up the public persona of Mitt Romney with well-known book titles. Like "Cayman Treasure Island" or "The Wind in the Willards."
This week the hashtag #卐卐卐 got its 15 minutes of Twitter fame as a trending topic, but also stirred up a lot of bad feelings and raised some difficult questions.
I was shocked by what was trending on Twitter this morning. Trending topics included "If I Had A Gun" and "#FatPeoplePasswords."
TweetSmarter, a 24-hour feed with news about all things Twitter, has been around for all of the the moments that have defined and shaped the identity of the site. Dave Larson, TweetSmarter's visionary co-founder, granted me an interview.
Last week, Twitter launched a feature called Local Trends to 1% of users. The new feature lets users select a location to see which topics are most popular among the people in that area.