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Ex-College Basketball Star Waits 2 Years To Send The Perfect Tweet

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports

Game, set, match.

The End of Hillary's 140-Character Campaign

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The only way to get control of the situation is to, well, get control of the situation. Hillary Clinton has to take the reins for herself, and get out there and answer questions about the emails.

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

Teen Accused Of Threatening Police On Twitter

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A Texas teenager was arrested on Monday on suspicion of posting a photo on social media showing an air rifle that was accompanied by text ...

Tweet: The Singer and Her Magic!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

On what was a pleasantly warm Sunday Fall night in New York City there was even more heat taking the stage at SOB's in the SoHo neighborhood for R&B Spotlight. Singer Tweet took to the stage with her signature hit 'Boogie 2 Nite' and the crowd went wild.

Why Scandal Is One of the Most Important Shows Ever for the Gay Rights Movement

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Obviously, Scandal isn't the first show with a prominent gay character. But it is the first major network show to include a gay character -- chief of staff Cyrus Beene -- within a distinctly conservative framework.

What It's Like to Be on a Bomb-Threatened Plane

Troy Johnson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Troy Johnson

I'm stuck in a metal box 10,000 feet in the sky and there might be a bomb under my seat. I'm somewhat surprised I'm not freaking out. I'm not sweating. There's pride in that. I would've pegged myself for more of a pants-wetter in crisis situations.

Weathering the Storm Surge of Social Media

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I'm not alone in counting on social media for information, but sometimes it can be a disappointing source. many of the tweets posted by groups that should likely be committed to offering useful information for people in a crisis failed to meet that objective.

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits? Take 2

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rumors are Lebanon's daily bread with legacy media and citizen journalists accused of fanning the flames amid domestic political unrest, economic uncertainty, and regional upheaval whose sparks are burning Lebanese fingers.

This Totally Grossed Out The Roots

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

For many people, birthdays are just the day you get a totes cray amount of Facebook notifications, and Jimmy Fallon just proved why you should be than...

And The Year's Most Talked About Shows On Twitter Are...

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

The year's most tweeted-about shows have been revealed. Nielsen, the company behind the highly criticized television ratings system, compiled Twit...

TweetDeck Got Hacked And People Are Seeing The Word 'Penis'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Technology

TweetDeck suffered a big hack on Wednesday that forced the service to shut itself down for all users. We've temporarily taken TweetDeck services do...

Such Fail: HHS Adopts Stray Doge To Hawk Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

No, this article will not start with a series of fragmented sentences expressing mock enthusiasm. Because if there was any question the "doge" meme ha...

Egypt Cracks Down on Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was said in jest but a professor of politics at Egypt's Nile University warned journalists and anyone taking pictures not to do so after an escalat...

A Blogger's Pain, Aquatic and Massage Solutions, and a Tweet Victory for Long-Form Journalism in Playboy

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ashley Jude Collie

If you've been blogging/writing a lot this year, sending out thousands of words and tweets into that overhead digital cloud, you've probably been hunc...

Why The Best Man Holiday Isn't 'Race-Themed'

Olivia Cole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

Every day we are bombarded with movies and television shows in which white families are plugged as the "default" experience... and no one would say that these films are about race. What USAToday's tweet reveals is that white audiences are unable to see black people as beings separate from their blackness.

62 Twitter Tips -- in 140 Characters or Less Each

Simon Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

Here are my tips, all delivered in 140 characters or less to help get you more followers, a more engaged followers, and a more interesting profile.

Starbucks Announces New Opportunity to Misspell Our Names with 'Tweet-a-Coffee' Campaign

Reid Wegley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Reid Wegley

In honor of Starbucks' Tweet-a-Coffee announcement, I present the Starbucks' Name My Cup Web Hall of Shame, starting with the most offensive fail of all time.

If a Tweet Falls in the Forest

David Sable | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Sable

What is a tweet without a retweet? Or better put... Is Twitter really social without retweets?

Irish Deputy Prime Minister Jumps Into the Tweetstream

John Lee | Posted 12.02.2013 | Media
John Lee

Give credit to political leaders who agree to sit down for a live Twitter chat and face the untamed, wildly divergent questions and commentary coming ...

Six Questions to Ask Before You Tweet

Chuck Warnock | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Chuck Warnock

For a while I enjoyed my local anonymity because I was able to express opinions on topics I never would have addressed in a Sunday sermon or Wednesday night Bible study. But as my local readership increased, I began to rethink my previous reckless "opinionating."

If I Were to Tweet, I'd Ask...

Norman Lear | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business
Norman Lear

With all there is to care about in this world, why does a star of Tom Cruise's magnitude choose to hie off to a remote land to say nice things about a group of stores he isn't likely to be caught alive in? Clearly, Tom was there because he cared, and that fills me with wonder.

The Tweet That Was Heard Around the World

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 07.06.2013 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

The market risks associated with real-time reporting became a reality last month, as a Twitter hoax claiming that an explosion occurred at the White House injuring President Obama led to a 150-point drop, a $136 billion market value, in the Dow Jones industrial average.

It's the Touch, Not the Tweet: 3D Communication

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Tom Alderman

Whether she knows it, or not, Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has tapped into a relatively new concept of human behavior that's capturing the imagination of some behavioral scientists.

How Do You Relate to a Friend Who's a Technophobe?

John Blumenthal | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
John Blumenthal

With one exception, all of my friends use computers. They also own smartphones. Most have an iPad, an iPod, a GPS, a Kindle or a Nook. They frequently shop on the Internet and use MapQuest. They have a Facebook page and get their news from the Web. Some play Words With Friends. The exception is Larry.