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Twitter Executive May Have Been Fired Over A Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

A Twitter executive who made headlines for his controversial tweet about a Bay Area transit strike has left the company, setting off rumors that, desp...

What News Has This Social Media Editor Dancing?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

Maybe social media editors aren't dead after all. After a BuzzFeed post trumpeted the headline "The Social Media Editor Is Dead" on Wednesday, Twit...

'What's So Great About Twitter?'

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 07.06.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

So, while Twitter does have its problems (both for celebrities and people prone to procrastination), it's still a fun thing to have on your phone to check every once in a while, as long as you don't spend your entire life on it.

Reflecting on Twitter and Its Implications for Elections and Democracy

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 02.01.2013 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Clearly there are a lot of questions about Twitter's impact. But how we even define Twitter is as yet unclear. Is Twitter a public sphere, representing citizen voices, or is it simply an extension of political and corporate hegemony?

What Concert Are You Dying To See In 2013?

Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled b...

Discovering The Tao of Twitter

Mark Schaefer | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology
Mark Schaefer

This is what the social web is all about -- networking, sharing, helping, creating. So, with literally no planning, I sent out one single tweet with an invitation for my Twitter tribe to join me on a web meeting at 4 p.m. that very day.

Detroit City Council President Bullies Intern On Twitter, Threatens His Job (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh has made headlines of late after releasing a workout video chronicling his battle to lose weight and devel...

The Twitter Powerhouses Series (INFOGRAPHIC)

2morrowknight | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology
2morrowknight

The Twitter Powerhouses Series is not a destination, it is a journey. And what a journey it has been. Thanks so much for making it an enjoyable and thought-provoking ride.

@Sweden Twitter Account Stirs Controversy

Posted 06.13.2012 | World

A twitter experiment in Sweden has taken a wrong turn. The public @sweden twitter account created quite a stir on Tuesday as its curator sent out twee...

Facebook as News Source?

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 07.10.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Although social networking sites have primarily been seen as social tools connecting friends and family, news organizations and candidates alike have discovered the value of these sites to make stories go "viral" and get more traffic to their own sites.

PHOTOS: 'Only In LA' Funniest Tweets

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.10.2012 | Los Angeles

What is so dang "LA" that you would only see it here? A Saturday night Botox party? Acupuncture for cats? Angelenos have been blasting the Twitters...

Passionistas

2morrowknight | Posted 12.31.2011 | Women
2morrowknight

If it's true that passion is defined as an intense, driving, or excitable feeling or conviction, then these women are its prime example.

Say Hey to Hashtags and Handles

Susan Sawyers | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Susan Sawyers

Since social media is here to stay, event organizers who truly embrace the notion of the greater good, which is the purpose of all of this social stuff anyway, can enhance the experience by establishing and promoting twitter hashtags and handles.

The Heart of a Twitter Artist

2morrowknight | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
2morrowknight

As an arts geek, I can tell you that there are probably 140 reasons to love and appreciate the work of Gaby Zwaan. Maybe even 141. Either way, his star is on the rise.

The Debt Ceiling and Health Care

Linda Bergthold | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Now that the debt ceiling will be raised and we can pay our bills (for a while at least), we are left to wonder -- what will it really mean for some of the programs we care about?

Twitter Introduces Timely Tweets

Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology

Twitter is introducing a new feature involving "promoted tweets" which show up at the top of users' feeds. The service is billed as a way for people t...

Ten Things I Hate About Your Tweets

Caprice Crane | Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy
Caprice Crane

Since we're still in the wild wild west of Twitter, allow me to share a list of helpful suggestions for what NOT to tweet about. You'll thank me later.

Twitter May Add Way More Ads

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Twitter is courting bigtime advertisers and will soon allow them to tailor, automate and publish ads in bulk directly onto the Internet microblogging ...

Sarah Evans on Trends and the Evolution of Media

2morrowknight | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology
2morrowknight

Some of those ideas from Twitter flow from the brilliant mind of media trailblazer Sara Evans.

Twitter's New Button Helps You Follow Your Favorites

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

Twitter on Tuesday announced a new Follow Button that will be integrated into popular websites. The button lets the user follow her favorite writer...

Rise of the Female Geek

2morrowknight | Posted 07.13.2011 | Technology
2morrowknight

These dynamic females have an unshakable passion for education, fueled in part by the historical examples that inspire us, and by the contemporary tools they're using to make each of them a leader in this young millennium.

Dr. Dr, Feet Foxes & The Best #bandsmissingaletter Tweets

Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

Remember the good ol' days, when bands like The Taking Heads, The Rolling Tones, and Ink Floyd were still out on the road? Well, Twitter users do. ...

Trouble @Twitter

Fortune Tech | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

There's no shortage of drama at Twitter these days: Besides the CEO shuffles, there are secret board meetings, executive power struggles, a plethora o...

Twitter Trends Still Driven By Mainstream Media

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's not necessarily those who tweet the most, or have the most followers that help determine Twitter's trending topics, but the mainstream media, say...

Carla Moreno Rocks (and Tweets) to the Beat of the World

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
2morrowknight

For Moreno, it's about digging deeper, and looking at how music serves different functions, saves lives, and effects social change.