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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.

SXSW: Twitter Divides Conference Audiences Into Three Groups

Karl Gude | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology
Karl Gude

I was on a 'visual storytelling' panel at last year's conference and, although 600+ people attended the session, only about 1/3 of them were actually "listening" to us! Blame Twitter.

Comedian Heather McDonald Dishes About Her Very Kardashian Christmas Gone Wrong (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

At the first annual Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon, presented by Virgin Mobile and What's Trending, author and comedian Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately) share...

Director Adam Shankman: Glee Has Helped Anti-Bullying Movement

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In between star-studded rehearsals for Sunday's Trevor Live event at the Hollywood Palladium, director Adam Shankman stops by What's Trending to talk about which celebrities will perform at the annual benefit, directing many Glee and the importance of The Trevor Project's cause.

Read Up!

Christopher Carter Sanderson | Posted 01.25.2013 | Books
Christopher Carter Sanderson

What's key about communicating is the formation of meaning. And that doesn't happen on the page. It happens in the mind of the reader. That's who you have to care about, and that's where you do your work as a writer.

What Michele Bachmann Said at the Temple

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Michele Bachmann recently visited a Chicago synagogue on the eve of Yom Kippur. Her unwanted presence there drove many attendees to leave, and to later donate to her opponent in the Congressional race in Minnesota. Here are a few things she said that pissed them off:

Janell Ross

U.S. Congressman Calls On Puerto Rico Adviser To Resign After Racist Birther Tweet | Janell Ross | Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

One day after reports surfaced in English-language publications that an adviser to one of Puerto Rico's top political officials sent a tweet to Presid...

Fred Thompson's Shocking Tweet

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Former Republican Tennessee Senator and Law and Order star Fred Thompson raised a few eyebrows among those following him on Twitter Wednesday, tweetin...

I Tot I Taw a Tweety Bird

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I'm beginning to think that the only people who tweet are celebrities or people under 39.

15 Things You Should Never Tweet Again

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

To tweet, or not to tweet? That is the question not enough people are asking. According to a recent study from the Pew Research Center, daily adul...

John McCain, A Veteran Was Demeaned In Your Name. Will You Defend Her?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

This past Sunday, Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, who never served a day in the military, shamelessly questioned the heroism of his Congressional opponent, Illinois Army National Guard veteran and double amputee, Major Tammy Duckworth.

NSFW: Playboy Twitter Campaign Is A Strip Tease (Video)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

To all the companies struggling to build their social media presence, here's a tip from Playboy: Men will tweet to see boobs. The famed men's maga...

Ron Dicker

Ford Gets In The Grill Of GM Over Facebook Withdrawal | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

Facebook's got a friend in Ford. After General Motors announced it was killing its Facebook advertising just days before Facebook's IPO, Ford sent ...

Is This The Twitter Election?

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — (at)BarackObama is on Twitter. So is (at)MittRomney. And so are all the voters following the 2012 presidential contest, whether they ...

I Twitter Inside Twitter

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.26.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

I thought that being a published writer, I would only need to make a plea in person to have them gladly upgrade my Twitter account to elite status. And, of course, I would tweet the whole adventure. Onward to Twitter HQ!

Girlfriend's Tweet Saves Carjacked Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2012 | Good News

A South African man who was carjacked and tossed in the trunk of his vehicle is safe after a tide of tweets turned in his favor. According to the D...

Bachmann Threat Being Investigated

Star Tribune | Corey Mitchell | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

A federal grand jury here is investigating a man for allegedly using Twitter to threaten U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann during her presidential campaign. ...

PHOTOS: 'Only In LA' Funniest Tweets

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.10.2012 | Los Angeles

What is so dang "LA" that you would only see it here? A Saturday night Botox party? Acupuncture for cats? Angelenos have been blasting the Twitters...

The New App: How to 'Be'

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The Internet boom is creating a technological language around what used to just be part of basic human interaction and relatedness. Will we soon need to be advised to say hello when greeting another person, to hug our child when she cries?

I Tweet, Therefore I Am?

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We have become a society that watches ourselves doing everything. It isn't real unless it has been captured and viewed by our smart phones.

Twitter To Own The Word 'Tweet'

Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology

By Amir Efrati, Wall Street Journal Twitter is closer to having dominion over the word "tweet." On Monday, James Eliason, CEO of Twittad, said ...