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#AOLBUILD Spotlights Lindsey Stirling

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
AOL BUILD

"'You're too different' is what everyone said (...) I think it's so ironic that the very reason I was told I would never be successful, is the reaso...

Twitter: Follow Me, Follow Me Not...

Fiona Finn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Fiona Finn

Nope, I don't mean to ruffle Twitter, the social network's feathers. But as a member, why is it that I'm always left feeling like a bird brain in rega...

Celebrity Twitter Followers Split By Gender

Ben Moore | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ben Moore

The most popular accounts on Twitter have millions of followers, but what are their demographics like?

Partners Parse Popularity of Twitter Powerhouse: Doesn't End Well For Them

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 03.15.2014 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

I've worked at a newspaper, and have interviewed at them since the advent of social media. Some of the Twitter-related questions asked in one interview sounded like Unfrozen Caveman Editor, but maybe that crew has caught up by now. The medium isn't slowing down for anyone to catch up.

Celebrities Take To Twitter To Honor Mandela

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has died at age 95. With little time having passed since his death, celebrities have turned to social...

Can Twitter Curb Growing Black Market for Fake Followers After IPO?

Grant Stern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Grant Stern

There's a dark secret amongst social media pros, and you're not going to like this. The purchase and use of fake followers by small to mid-sized social media agencies is rising as a "black hat" tactic on Twitter.

Top 10 Mistakes College Journalists Should Avoid

Gillian Frew | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Gillian Frew

There are some predictable mistakes many newbie reporters make that are easy to avoid. I put together this list of the Top 10 based on my own experience as editor-in-chief of my college paper and an informal Twitter poll.

Study Reveals How To Get More Twitter Followers

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

If you monitored half a million tweets over 15 months, composed by 507 Twitter users, and looked for patterns, what would you find?

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.

The Decision to Follow You on Twitter Takes Less Than 10 Seconds

Vala Afshar | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

I am humbled and delighted by the wonderful responses that I received regarding my list. Upon reflection, I asked myself: What can people do so that these amazing people on the list would follow them back?

35 Diet And Nutrition Experts You Should Already Be Following

Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Want to stay up to date on the latest health research? Twitter is a source of more information than anyone can possibly digest, but it's also the plac...

The 9 Verified Twitter Accounts With Less Than 50 Followers

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

You might think that "Verified" Twitter accounts are for highly-followed accounts only. The white check mark in the blue cloud -- which signifies that...

Fake Twitter Followers The Newest Accusation In Politics

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Forget ballot box irregularities. There's a virtual dust-up under way over how Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney...

Who Follows Obama and Romney on Twitter?

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Ehsan Khodarahmi

Numbers have become incredibly important in the world of social media; it is seen as authority and popularity, but can one buy popularity and authority?

Why Mitt Romney Probably Didn't Buy Twitter Followers

Alex Thomson | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Alex Thomson

The general feeling is that he, or let's at least assume one of his representatives, have paid for these new followers from any number of online sources offering a social media boost for a very reasonable one off payment. Is this the case for Romney though?

We Got 99 Problems, But Twitter Ain't One

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 09.16.2012 | College
Maureen Elinzano

My favorite Twitter accounts that I follow and retweet everyday are the Twitter accounts that accurately (I mean, accurately) and hilariously tweet the common thoughts, feelings, and problems that different types of people have.

Companies' Twitter Followers Mostly Robots: Study

Reuters | Ilaria Polleschi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

MILAN (Reuters) - Up to 46 percent of Twitter followers of companies with active profiles could be generated by robots, or bots, a study by Marco Cami...

See Me, Feel Me, Like Me, Retweet Me

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
Howard Sherman

I must confess, in my early days on Twitter, I trawled for followers by asking others to help be reach some round-numbered goal. But I've realized how desperate I may have sounded for approval, for achievement.

Earn Cash Off Your Facebook Friends

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Customers seeking the best deals may have to pester their friends. Some of the latest coupons from retailers and other businesses c...

WATCH: 80-Year-Old Widow Is An Unlikely Internet Celebrity

Posted 05.06.2012 | New York

A Staten Island grandmother has one lofty goal to accomplish before she passes on, and as of Friday afternoon, she's already 94 percent on her way to ...

Stop Thanking Everyone on Twitter

Nina Badzin | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Nina Badzin

I love Twitter. And I'm big on proper manners. With that said, the constant thanking of people on Twitter has gone too far, and we all suffer for it.

Predict Betty White's Rise To Twitter Stardom

The Huffington Post | Kerstin Shamberg | Posted 04.12.2012 | Entertainment

On April 10th, the beloved actress and comedienne Betty White thrilled the Twitterverse by joining Twitter as @BettyMWhite. Two days later, she has al...

Top 10 Reasons Why I'm Not Following You On Twitter And 10 Why I Am

Lee Kolbert | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology
Lee Kolbert

Twitter has often been like an online faculty lounge where I get control over who stays in the room and who has to leave. That may sound cruel but that's the way social networks work.

Social Media Takes a Page From the Playground: Is Quantity or Quality of Relationships More Important?

April Rudin | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology
April Rudin

Twitter follower count alone is a poor proxy for influence in the real-world.

HuffPost Weddings Launches! Readers Tweet Congrats

Posted 12.04.2011 | Weddings

On Monday The Huffington Post joined the wonderful world of weddings with the launch of our Weddings vertical. And we're thrilled we did! We got s...