Social news start-up Newswhip imagines how newspapers would look if their front pages featured stories that had been shared most on their respective websites, as opposed to being determined by the Editor. In each case the original front page is on the left, and the “people powered” one on the right.
LA-based comedian Laurie Kilmartin’s father, who has lung cancer, checked into a hospice on Feb. 20.
Annie Clark’s new single depicts social media users as narcissistic zombies, but it’s more of a reflection of someone who fears losing control in a digital world.
With more participants every day, and an annual online festival, a once new form of storytelling comes into its own. Five mini-interviews with five authors of five different forms of Twitter fiction.
Did they get engaged too? What is this, an epidemic?
The viral picture of the model was posted by someone pretending to the man on the left.
Sponsorship of the Brit Awards? A lot of money. A Twitter hashtag marketing campaign gone horribly wrong? Priceless.
Angry comments and death threats flooded the Wisconsin National Guard’s Facebook page after two “inappropriate” photographs were found on a soldier’s Instagram. Other veterans aren’t perturbed by the pictures.
Fox News’ highest rated host says the internet is ruining young people’s minds.
Tyler Mitchell does look like Cumberbatch and Chinese fans can’t get enough of him, but he’s not so keen on them.
Users can now select up to ten gender definitions, thanks to a feature spearheaded by Facebook’s Diversity Group.
Plus 18 throwback pictures of Kanye West, the Kickstarter campaign to buy a burrito, and what meal famous chefs made to win over their future spouses.
Facebook says no. At least one large gun-community page suggests otherwise.
The department-store company sent out some nonsensical tweets tonight, leading many to believe the person running the account was drunk or hacked. Turns out they were “tweeting with mittens” on, which was the plan all along.
Plus the 18 worst Super Bowl fails ever, the 12 highest-rated comedies streaming on Netflix, and 27 spelling errors people keep making on Twitter.
It’s complicated. REALLY complicated.
The battle over DirecTV’s 20 million viewers turns ugly.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, in six seconds only.
What is the top question on Google autocomplete when you write the words “Why is [city} so…?”
Plus 9 ways Disney should expand the Frozen franchise, 3 simple fitness tests you should be able to pass, and the best Twitter handles wasted on lame accounts.
Plus the 50 funniest people ever, 10 reasons why pants are the worst, and how a math genius hacked OkCupid to find true love.
What an unexpected turn of events…
The radio station says that they will not be tweeting again until “the station feels that Twitter is responding appropriately”.
What will the future of @UKIPWeather be? Well, here’s how other parody accounts have coped after the news has moved on.
Instagram is popular, MySpace isn’t, and everyone’s glued to their mobiles, according to new data from GlobalWebIndex.
He’s a doctor, a fashion expert, he has the best laugh and he’s destined for Vine stardom.
Who’s got time to sit through 30 minutes of TV news these days? Not everyone, that’s who. So no surprises that broadcasters are now resorting to mini-video services to tell you what’s going on.
All it takes is everyone’s Twitter profile and a hell of a lot of glue.
The retailer said today it will use its @jcpnews Twitter handle to “begin breaking information exclusively through this channel.” Some analysts are dismayed given J.C. Penney’s volatility in the past year. Update: J.C. Penney said it won’t tweet “material information” exclusively from the Twitter account at this time.
Kelly Thomas cried for help as police beat and tased him until he choked to death on his own blood.