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How One Simple Mistake Turned Me Into a Spam Magnet

Jeff Fox | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

When you waste my time trying to sell me all kinds of crap or, worse, sucker me into wrecking the security of my computer or bank account, I'm going to do everything in my power to avoid you. And I have.

Police Officers Posted Heroin User's Arrest on Twitter and Vine

Dieter Holger | Posted 09.16.2014 | Crime
Dieter Holger

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These Are The Best Tweets About Food And Drink This Week

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.12.2014 | Taste

Red Delicious apples are good for nothing.

Twitter Is WAY More Brutal Than The NFL

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.05.2014 | Comedy

If this doesn't make up for your terrible fantasy football season, nothing will. In the latest edition of "Mean Tweets," Jimmy Kimmel brought toget...

The 10 Best Marketing Tweets I've Ever Seen

Melanie Curtin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Melanie Curtin

While a brand used to have to spend zillions of dollars to get its ad on TV or its logo on a billboard, now social media like Twitter make it possible to reach millions of people quickly, without spending millions of dollars.

The Academy's Tribute Tweet for Robin Williams Backfired. So Why Did People Forgive It?

Winnie Kao | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology
Winnie Kao

Good intentions only matter if people believe that you have good intentions. The Academy's tweet, while now widely recognized as being misguided, was perceived to be driven by sincerity.

These Vacation Fails Make Your Getaways Seem Amazing

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

Everybody knows vacations are the best. But even the greatest vacations can have those awkward moments when dad buys women's clothing for himself. ...

Witty and Hilarious Celebrity Tweets That Might Inspire You to Up Your Tweet Game

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

On March 21, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey posted the world's first Tweet: "just setting up my twttr." The company's mission? To give anyone wh...

A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Stephen Mariani

I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.

Never Stop Believing in Yourself Unless You're Absolutely Sure That You're a Loser

Galanty Miller | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I'm seeking Donald Trump's advice on how to be born into money.

Could These Breakups Be Any More Awkward?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.18.2014 | Comedy

Breaking up can sometime be a little awkward, especially if immediately after you get your hair stuck in a tree for 20 minutes. In honor of the upc...

Nikki Haley Will Probably Never Tweet An Instagram Photo Again

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) wanted to tout her state's education reform plan Monday -- but it all went horribly wrong. Here's what Haley tw...

'Community' Star Laments 'Arsenio Hall Show' Cancellation

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy

In response to Friday's news that CBS had pulled the plug on "The Arsenio Hall Show" after one season, former "Community" star Yvette Nicole Brown too...

Tips to Drown Out the Twitter Noise

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, this has become a big issue on Twitter -- how do you get to the real good stuff on your Twitter feed? Where are the tweets from your community? And how do you make an effort to use Twitter most effectively for you and your organization?

9 Tips Nonprofits Should Use Before, During, And After They Host A Tweet Chat

2013-07-29-Screenshot20130729at4.20.17PM.png | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact

This article originally appeared on Nonprofit Tech For Good, a HuffPost Impact partner, and is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising G...

Social Media and Literature

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
M.W. Jacobs

The maximum 160 characters for texting and 140 for tweeting, along with other forms of social media, have a concentrating effect on the verbal environment.

Defining Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Generation Exoplanet'

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Science
Dr. Chris Martine

If you were born after 1995, Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't satisfied with calling you a millennial. In his mind you're part of something new: Generation Exoplanet.

Dear Celebrities: Twitter Is Really Not That Hard to Figure Out

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.06.2014 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Dear God, Famous People, what is so challenging about being aware of what comes out of your mouths via your brains via Twitter? What's so elusive about the obligation to be thoughtful about the 140-character comments you make online?

On Macklemore, and the Broader Problem of Cherry-Picking Someone's Old Tweets

Slade Sohmer | Posted 04.05.2014 | Media
Slade Sohmer

There is literally nothing more irresponsible in today's media climate than cherry-picking from someone's thousands-deep Twitter history to either prove a point or a raise a conspiratorial red flag.

Relationships in 2014: Ours Is A Society That Could Use a Hug

Robert Hall | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings
Robert Hall

Distrusted, disengaged, lonely -- it is what you would expect from a society increasingly going it alone.

These People Think Today Is 'Martian Luther King Jr. Day'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

For many, Martin Luther King Day serves as a way to honor the civil rights pioneer, reflect on his numerous accomplishments and debate how well we as ...

Two Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More Engagement on Twitter

Max Stossel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Max Stossel

It's tough to get noticed on Twitter. There are roughly 9,100 tweets posted every second and your content can be lost in an instant as they pour in. However, Twitter has made a few changes that if used correctly, can make it a little easier to catch a follower's eye.

Immigration Reform Power Tweeters: Part 2

James Witte | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
James Witte

When it comes to the immigration reform discussion, one may be tempted to treat the cluster of influential Tea Party tweeters as a tempest in a teapot.

If A Tweet Falls In The Woods, Does Anyone Hear It?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

With the Internet, we all have a virtual "microphone" that allows everyone to project our thoughts at any moment. So why do we still feel like no one ...

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.