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Obama's Legacy: #GoBigObama vs. #DeporterInChief

Ryan Campbell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

In the world of social media, the current question of Obama's immigration legacy can be summed up as this: Which will be the dominant tag, #DeporterInChief, or #GoBigObama? Anything Obama does will exist next to the 2 million deportations his enforcement has already carried out, more than any previous president.

On Metamodern Dada

Jesse Damiani | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Screens. Bright fingers that claw at our eyes. Expressions of tenderness, movements of thought, sexual fantasies, our greatest battles. More and more,...

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. ...

Justin Bieber And Orlando Bloom's Fight Inspire Hilarious Tweets

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.26.2014 | Comedy

Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom's recent altercation is definitely the one stupid fight to rule them all. So in order to honor it properly, Jimmy Fall...

A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.01.2014 | 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.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Hashtag Hiatus

Shelly Peiken | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I ran into Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) at M.Fredric clothing store on Ventura Boulevard last week. I was killing some time before my mani-pedi. My daughter had just dropped me off. That was a first.

Dear God, J.Crew Is Selling Hashtag Shorts

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.14.2014 | Technology

Because life is absurd and nothing makes sense anymore, clothing store J.Crew has decided to start selling a pair of shorts in "hashtag print." Wh...

This Totally Grossed Out The Roots

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

For many people, birthdays are just the day you get a totes cray amount of Facebook notifications, and Jimmy Fallon just proved why you should be than...

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...

This Chart Shows Which World Leaders Are the Most Powerful on Twitter

Florian Hildebrandt | Posted 09.01.2014 | World
Florian Hildebrandt

The new prime minister of India, @NarendraModi, just surpassed the @WhiteHouse in fourth place and is likely to have more followers than Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono next week.

Do Hashtags Count As Activism?

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

On June 8, Shonda Rhimes -- producer, writer, and creator of hit TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, and executive producer of forthcoming How to G...

How to Get Jennifer Lopez's 'I Just Woke Up' Selfie Look

Lauren Cahn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style
Lauren Cahn

Now I know that JLo is beautiful, that JLo is talented, that JLo has been taking care of her skin. And I know that JLo looks amazing at 44. With makeup, without makeup, either way. But I'm calling bullshit on JLo's "I Just Woke Up Like This Selfie" -- on a technicality.

Why I Call Myself a #spinabifida Mom

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 08.17.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

I write a lot about Spina Bifida, I read a lot about Spina Bifida, and I like to connect with other folks dealing with the same things. By putting it in my profile, and also by hashtagging my photos, I can find other families who also inhabit the world of SB.

DO NOT Listen To This Dad Advice

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy

In honor of Father's Day, Jimmy Fallon read the funniest dad advice (#Dadvice) tweets sent in by you. And though we all love Dad, we strongly advise y...

Free People Ballet-gate

Nora Younkin | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Nora Younkin

Maybe we didn't react quickly enough and smartly enough regarding Free People Ballet-gate. This one got away from us. So now what?

This Anti-Hashtag Tells Annoying Social Media To #GoF*ckItself

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Comedy

We all know that person. You know, the one who constantly tweets or posts a series of ridiculous hashtags to update you on every. single. moment. of. ...

Is Big Data a Magic Potion to Save the Planet?

Giovanna Mingarelli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Giovanna Mingarelli

In the last few years, governments, businesses, humanitarian organizations and citizens have been using Big Data to accomplish feats ranging from analyzing Google search queries to predicting flu outbreaks.

What's Your #WorstSummerJob?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.06.2014 | Comedy

School is out for summer, and you know what that means: tons of fun, sun and shoveling rancid peanut butter. In the latest "Tonight Show Hashtags,...

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.

#YesAllWomen -- More Than Hashtag Activism

Jenni Chiu | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Jenni Chiu

t took me a while to catch up when I saw this hashtag floating by in my Twitter stream Sunday evening. I didn't connect it immediately to the case.

Fox Adds A New 'Idol'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV

Justin Bieber is currently set to bring his swaggy moves to "So You Think You Can Dance" this season to introduce a new element to the show: dance cre...

Warning: These #PromFail Tweets May Cause Flashbacks

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.23.2014 | Comedy

For many high schoolers, the prom is one of the most magical nights of their young lives. For others, your date picks you up while wearing a professio...

#FreeIlham: Writers Pose for a Cause

PEN American Center | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
PEN American Center

As his daughter Jewher Ilham accepted the award on his behalf, she had one last request from the luminaries in the room, who included James Salter, Jennifer Egan, John Waters and even members of Pussy Riot: support the campaign for her father's release online with the hashtag #FreeIlham.

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?

The Hashtag as a Symbol for #Change

Josh Stern | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Josh Stern

I myself have even created a viral hashtag campaign along with my dear friend Russell Citron. It's called #FeedtheDeed, and unlike a couple of the examples listed above, it serves to highlight how social media can be purposefully used for positive change in our society.