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GOP Candidate Who Retweeted Sexist, Racist Tweets Wanted To 'Share Other People's Viewpoints'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican state Senate candidate admitted Wednesday that he deleted his personal Twitter account after retweeting offensive messages ...

It's Okay If You Don't Read This: My Indifference to Likes, Views, Shares and Re-Tweets

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media
Tyson Hartnett

In the newspaper era, regardless of how many people liked/disliked an article, the reporter or writer would still put out the best quality content that they could.

If a Tweet Falls in the Forest

David Sable | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Sable

What is a tweet without a retweet? Or better put... Is Twitter really social without retweets?

Weed-Seeker Gets Pranked By Cops On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Here's some solid life advice: If you're on the hunt for marijuana, don't tweet about it. Kunith Baheerathan, a mechanic at Mr. Lube in Toronto, C...

Vastly Scaling Up the Effectiveness of Nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

How does a person of good will work with others, across the planet and across the years, to scale up to help out everyone? I've realized, in the past few days, that a solution could involve nonprofits which focus on vetting on-the-ground nonprofits.

Effective Habits of Online Community Building

NYNightlife | Posted 12.13.2012 | Technology
NYNightlife

People need a reason to follow you, so you need to give them one. Giving can and should come in many forms. Providing relevant and compelling content to any audience is key and is part of what you are offering people if they join your community by following you.

Some Tips Before It's Facebook Official

The Nevada Sagebrush | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
The Nevada Sagebrush

Social media hasn't stopped at just affecting the legitimacy of our relationships -- it's completely altered how they function. while I don't have answers, I do have three tips to help you and your partner get over the social media hump.

'Sexting' Added To Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

The words "retweet", "sexting", and "cyberbullying" have been added to the Concise Oxford English Dictionary. In celebrating its centenary anniver...

How To Get Retweeted: Say Please

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

Want to be retweeted? Ask for it--and don't forget to say "please." That's the advice from a new report by Internet marketing company HubSpot. The ...

Bianca Bosker

What Do We Retweet--And Why?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What do we retweet and why? I posed the question to my Twitter followers, who responded with explanations ranging from the practical ("to win free s...

Who Sent the Original Retweet?

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Arnon

Retweeting is a Twitter convention created by users. Because of its speed of delivery and its potential reach, retweets are fast becoming the most viral way to spread ideas in human history.

Facebook Introduces Retweets; Twitter Retaliates With 140-Character Version of Farmville

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In an escalating battle between two social networking giants, Facebook today introduced their version of the retweet while Twitter retaliated with a 140-character version of Farmville.

The Biggest Announcement of My Life

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Pollock

I have never made an announcement like this in all my 27 years on this planet. My film, The Youngest Candidate, will have its world premier during the Los Angeles Film Festival.