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Twitterverse's 'Getting Old In 4 Words' Is Hilariously Accurate

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty

Getting older "ain't for sissies," as Bette Davis once said -- and it apparently isn't always very pretty. The hashtag #GettingOldIn4Words has been tr...

Twitter Loves Nostalgia

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 05.23.2016 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

In the early 1990s I had a great job and a great house and I was living large. The part I'm glossing over is the fact that it was my parent's house, and they paid all my bills. Yes, I loved the 90s.

Some Brands Took to Twitter With Some Bad Ideas

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

@HashtagManiacs decided to challenge the world to share their bad idea using only 5 words. Thus the hashtag #BadIdeaIn5Words was born!

Woman Fired For Not Wearing Heels Gets Flat-Out Awesome Support

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women

Nicola Thorp was dismissed from her temp job at a finance company in the UK after she refused to wear high heels. Since then, her story has garnered a...

We Love Twitter Because It Tackles The Tough Questions

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 05.12.2016 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

Twitter is the place for great information, discussion and exploration.

These Twitter Romance Novels Capture Love In Five Words (Sort Of)

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts

Can love be captured in just five words? The whole sweeping, passionate arc of a romance novel? Twitter users think so! Well, sort of. In the trending...

21 Hashtags That Changed The Way We Talk About Feminism

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.21.2016 | Women

Since Twitter was born 10 years ago today, the platform has gone through many different eras, from a website that was highly confusing to use, to one ...

Twitter Didn't Acknowledge 'Black Twitter' In Its Anniversary Roundup

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.22.2016 | Technology

Twitter's changed a lot in its 10 years on the planet. The social network's home page has evolved from a bubble-filled mess to something a bit sleeker...

Social Media Is Blowing Up With Everyone's #BestTVQuotes2015

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

Twitter has transformed into a very of-the-moment version of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. The social media network is ablaze with the hashtag #Best...

How to Create a Trending Hashtag

Nika Stewart | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Nika Stewart

Ever wonder how to get your event hashtag to trend? Here's a story of an event that went viral in a few hours...

Classic '90s Cartoons Get Remixed With This Hilarious Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Nickelodeon is bringing back several popular '90s cartoon TV shows in a new programming block titled, "The Splat" and everyone is rejoicing. It will f...

#ImOldEnoughToKnow These Truths

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty

And don't we all.With age comes wisdom, so with that in mind, we sought to find some truths -- or at least some laughs -- while the hashtag #ImOldEnou...

#SignsYoureRightWing Proves Conservatives Love Tax Cuts, Not Jokes

Tommy Campbell | Posted 08.06.2015 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

Many say the right wing has an inferior sense of humor, and I guess it's only logical that the political right are not up for a laugh. After all, their politicians are the first to slash arts from the budget.

Kenyans Ridicule CNN For Obama Visit Coverage

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.23.2015 | World

As President Barack Obama headed to Kenya Thursday night, residents of the African country were taking part in a favorite American pastime -- ridiculi...

20 Little White Lies Parents Tell To Get Through The Day

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Parents

A trending hashtag has Twitter users confessing the funny fibs they tell kids. With the help of #TheLiesWeTellKids, parents and non-parents alike have...

Spot-On Descriptions Of Babies That Are Only 3 Words Long

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents

There are millions of words in hundreds of languages to describe babies. A trending hashtag had people doing it in only three. The hashtag #DescribeBa...

13 #RidiculousExcusesToStayHome -- Boomer-Style

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty

Hey, who among us is above playing a silly hashtag game every once in awhile? We spotted #RidiculousExcusesToStayHome trending on Twitter and could re...

No One Is Safe From Black Twitter. Not Even Black People.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.24.2015 | Black Voices

As anyone criticized by Black Twitter can tell you, the cultural phenomenon is one hell of a force to reckon with. Because of it, the Twittersphere...

Please #FindMe -- A #Hashtag Story

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

This is a story that started out as one thing and ended up as another. It was happening in real time. I was writing about hashtags while multi-tasking on Facebook and Twitter where another story was unfolding.

#FiveWordsToRuinAJobInterview Reveals What Never To Say When Applying For Work

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business

If you've ever bombed a job interview, you know how it feels to replay the whole humiliating experience in your head over and over again. (If you say ...

Things Can Only Get Better: How Feminists Rocked 2014

Anushay Hossain | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Anushay Hossain

In 2014, we saw more and more high-profile women not only defend feminism, but define what it means: The simple belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.

The Characters You Follow On Twitter

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Twitter lies. There are definitely more than 140 characters allowed in the Twittersphere. Here are some of the many idiots and characters that you follow on Twitter.

'Unhashtagable?'

Lina Srivastava | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

If hashtag activism builds on and replicate this assumed association between moral outrage and social justice through images and short communication, does it further offer the possibility of a more informed and effective strategy for social impact?

Hashtag Activism Is a Good Thing, Despite Its Conservative Critics

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Larry Atkins

Twitter is the equivalent of the town square or the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Millennials.

These Hashtag Brownies Are Making Me Really Good at Wordplay

James Napoli | Posted 02.01.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

Whoa, dude, thank you for making these awesome hashtag brownies. Sure, they're a little gnarly and imperfectly shaped, but I've had, like, eight of them and I am telling you, my man, they have greatly impacted my ability to absolutely kill it on Twitter.