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Easing Lunchtime Loneliness

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Someone once coined the term "Imaginary Audience Syndrome" to aptly sum up the experience of a typical middle-schooler as he moves through his day, certain of being constantly evaluated by his peers about everything from the way he laughs to the color of his shoelaces.

GOP Rep Blasts McCain Over 'Racist' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) drew criticism on Monday from a member of his own party when he jokingly compared Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to ...

The Fail Whale Returns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.31.2013 | Technology

Your "Throwback Thursday" or #tbt photos are going to have to wait on Twitter. As of around 10 a.m. EST, the social media site was experiencing dow...

The Funniest #EntourageMoviePlots So Far

Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

With the recent announcement that an “Entourage” movie is finally happening, fans are eager to find out details about the plot. But why wait for o...

Six Ways That Vine, Twitter's New Tool, Should Change How You Think About Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Danny Rubin

Mark down January 24, 2013 as the day our attention span shrank once again -- as if we hadn't already hit rock bottom.

Theater Offers 'Tweet Seats' For Phone Users

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 03.29.2013 | Arts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Sarah Bertness slipped into her seat at a recent staging of the musical "Million Dollar Quartet" and, when the lights dimmed, star...

Are Journalists Joking Too Much On Twitter?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Who doesn't enjoy laughing? Who doesn't like making other people laugh? That said, a "journalist" has a serious job. Some duties: relay critical information in a timely manner, hold public leaders accountable, serve the general public. Why then is Twitter so often filled with snark?

Are Journalists Joking Too Much On Twitter?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

I've thought about writing this a few times before, but this is a sensitive one. I don't want to come across as humorless. I love to laugh. I think...

Tweets From Inside Lone Star College During Shooting

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.22.2013 | College

Twitter updates from students at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus give a glimpse of the terror they felt during the shooting Tuesday at the H...

Personalized Twitter Archive Rolls Out To Users

Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Many now have access to their "Twitter Archives" - every tweet you ever posted to the social network. If you're not sure, you can look for it by go...

Murdoch Tweets Fat People

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.23.2013 | Media
Jeff Danziger


The Biggest Winners in Retail? Consumers, Hands Down

Jill Puleri | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology
Jill Puleri

Who came out on top this past holiday season? Shoppers like you and me, hands down. Yet, there's no secret why merchants are getting smarter. They have to. Today's 20/20 digital consumer is dictating the terms of the shopping experience.

How I Increased My Klout Score by 6 Points in 2 Weeks With 7 Tweets a Day

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 03.04.2013 | Technology
Kirsten Bischoff

People replied to me, and re-tweeted me, and even 'favorited' some of my tweets. A few people even discovered my start-up site and tweeted about it to their followers! My bonus reward? My Klout score rose by six points in two weeks, and I was hardly even trying.

Tweet Your Way To The Perfect Wedding | Posted 01.02.2013 | Weddings

Since Richelle Little joined Twitter last year, every major event in her life has been influenced by the microblogging site: She met her best friend ...

Top Cop Tweets Warnings About Felons Despite Their Release From Prison | Posted 12.20.2012 | New York

CARROLL GARDENS — An  NYPD commander is using Twitter to distribute the names and mugshots of convicts recently returned to his neighborhood after ...

#Best Tweets of 2012 @Post50s

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.20.2012 | Fifty

Forget "out of the mouths of babes" -- there were plenty of biting witticisms, expletive-laden celebrations (warning: one is included in this piece), ...

The Black Twitter Revolution: African-Americans Have the Potential to Redefine the Cyber Political Landscape

Aya Saed | Posted 02.18.2013 | College
Aya Saed

If the Egyptian youth can fuel a revolution through Twitter, even when there is no Internet accessibility, our community can achieve the impossible. So the next time you tweet, remember the power that lies within your 140 characters.

Farewell to the Letter: Hello OMG!@e-speak

Terence Clarke | Posted 02.10.2013 | Books
Terence Clarke

Letters hold together. Emails often have nothing to grab on to. Letters call for contemplation and soulful enjoyment. Emails call for very little. So, my wish for the return of real writing has not been fulfilled.

Twitter, How Could You Be So Heartless?!?

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.06.2012 | Technology

For Tweeters who need all 140 characters to deliver their insights and witticisms to the world, we have some bad news. Starting in February, the mi...

The Brooklyn Agency Behind Kanye's Startup (Sort of)

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 11.15.2012 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

So how does a viral hit parlay its success into something that lasts longer than a head cold? "You don't," Ryder Ripps, co-founder of Long Island City agency OKFocus, told us.

What Were the Best Tweets About the 2012 Presidential Election?

Quora | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Victor Ng, Designer at Pinterest ... Answer by Balachandar Ganesh, Officiall...

Adult Kids Say the Darndest Things (On Twitter)

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

A treasury of tweets that every parent of an adult kid will love!

WATCH: This Necklace Is Made Of WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

Darling, what goes better with these shoes: @DRUNKHULK or @Horse_ebooks? Now for sale on crowd-funding site Indiegogo: The "data necklace," a visua...

False Shootout Tweets Cause MASSIVE Panic

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mothers rushed to pull their kids out of school, shopkeepers slammed down their metal gates, and bus drivers radioed one another a...

WATCH: Nick Offerman Reads Celebrity Tweets

Posted 08.30.2012 | Comedy

Earlier this year, Conan O'Brien recruited "Parks And Recreation" star Nick Offerman to read the tweets of young female celebrities while working in h...