08/30/2010 04:14 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

SHORT AND TWEET: Top 7 Tweets Of The Week From The Fringe And Famous (PICTURES)

Short and Tweet, our weekly series, brings you the newsiest, most buzzworthy tweets of the past seven days. What's in store this week? Twitter gets a new queen, Michael Jordan's son shares his losses, Tea Party-backed candidate compares his opponent to a prostitute, and much more.

About Short And Tweet: Some tweets make news, and some of those tweets break news. HuffPost Tech's new weekly feature of the top newsmaking tweets of the week will showcase both.

We'll be posting our picks for the tweets of the week, but we want to hear from you, too: tweet us suggestions using the hashtag #hptweets, email us links at, or use the tool below to upload screenshots of noteworthy Twitter posts. See last week's picks here.

Short and Tweet: August 21 - August 27