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What I Wish Weiner Had Said Last Week When the Twitter Scandal Broke

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Cultivating Contagion in the Social Media Sphere

Rishi Dave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rishi Dave

Direct conversations with your customers are incredibly powerful, but the seeming lack of control can be unnerving. So how can you engage at a meaningful level?

Welcome to the First Meeting of Tweetaholics Anonymous

Ruth Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ruth Fowler

I became an online lurker -- one of those malignant, anonymous online crazies watching people. If we became romantically entangled, I'd check out your twitter feed, see if you were flirting with anyone else. You were.

TWEET ART: Tim Burton Creates A Story Using Follower Tweets From Around The World, Read The Finished Piece

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you thought public art was reserved for outdoor spaces and parks, think again. A new form of public art has emerged through twitter; it's founder?...

I Tweet, Therefore I Am

Tara Dublin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Dublin

I look at Twitter like it's one ginormous chat room and business meeting rolled into one. The internet is powered by pure narcissism, and Twitter is its crown jewel.

Understanding The Psychology Of Twitter

Psychology Today | Moses Ma | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Twitter acts to fill a deep psychological need in our society. The unfortunate reality is that we are a culture starved for real community. ...

Tweeting for Teenagers: Practicing Safe Text

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

The problem with tweeting, it would seem, even if one is able to keep the tweets on the level of the mundane, is a lack of editor. A lack of filter. It's like unprotected sex.

Is Your Facebook Addiction a Sign of Loneliness?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

One of the problems with social media sites like Facebook is that people feel they have a reason to be addicted because they claim they're doing business.

Watch Your Tweet! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SwearJarr is a simple site with a simple purpose -- to clean up Twitter for a good cause. SwearJarr operates with a self-policing model, so Twitter us...

Haiku: The Ancient Form of Twitter

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

I found myself comparing historic compressed expression to our social networking world.

Are You a Cool Tweeter?

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ross Resnick

Social media is a funny thing. What seems like the unifying tool to bring together all people of various social strata can sometimes do just the opposite.

Changing Communication As We Know It: Twitter

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Soren Gordhamer

There have always been shifts in the means of communication: the telephone created one-to-one communication possible, across the world. TV allowed for...

The Tao Of Twitter

Lama Surya Das | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lama Surya Das

These speedy means of messaging---as well as social and business networking----are also conducive to mindlessness, distractibility and other unintended counterproductive side effects.

Fake AP Stylebook On Twitter

Twitter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We know this isn't exactly a piece about books, but it is about writing, and we thought it was funny -- for all the journalists and grammar geeks out ...

Young Users Update Social Media After Sex, Study Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See graph below* A new study has found that 36 percent of people under 35 admit to checking Facebook, texting, or Tweeting right after sex. The sur...

Twitterfiction On The Rise: Neil Gaiman Tweets Short Stories

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For Neil Gaiman, it began with a disconcerting image of a girl spoken to by her reflection in a mirror. For Melvin Burgess, it was a mother told by a ...

The Tweet Life: Please Follow Me Now, Or My Twitter Posse Just Might Kick Your Blogger Ass

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

Here's what I've learned. If you, like me, are a wannabe leader looking for followers, nothing compares to being tweeted by a famous person.

The Democratization of Passion

Thomas Scriven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thomas Scriven

Our new application Twalkin allows you to instantly make live, vocal connections with a friend, a group of followers or wide broadcast to whomever wants to listen.

Studies Show Facebook Improves Intelligence, Tweeting Weakens Memory

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Playing video war games and solving Sudoku may have the same effect as keeping up to date with Facebook, according to Dr Tracy Alloway. But text me...

Twit-ty Hall: Mayor Bloomberg Tweets (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is well on his way to joining the Twitterati after tweeting his first 140-character message this morning. Hizzoner wrote: Good morni...

Top Ten: Women Warriors of Twitter

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Gardner

Warrior, femme fatale, however, you slice it, some ladies got more game than others. Whether they fight in stilettos or tennis shoes, these chicks can tweet circles around most people.

Tweet Stuff

Alexis Maybank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexis Maybank

So as a modern executive, would I exist without Twitter? Twitter makes me feel more alive to the possibilities of work and life.

The Public Relations Enigma That Was Michael Jackson

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kimberly Krautter

My colleagues and I enjoy challenging each other as to how we would handle various PR disasters. By far the most interesting and stimulating conversations have always been around Michael Jackson.

Twitter On The TV: America's Best (And Worst) Microblogging Moments (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Stemler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Who can forget Stephen Colbert making Meredith Vieira squirm by saying "twat" on the "Today Show"? Or Oprah tweeting for the first time? Or Jimmy Kimm...

This Is Why You Need to Follow Me on Twitter

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ken Levine

In case you're not following me I've reassembled the Tweets you most recently missed: Having a colonoscopy tomorrow. Going out for magazines. Is it just me or does Susan Boyle look like John Madden?