Among the things that Twitter considers to be potentially damaging to its future are: loss of celebrity tweeters, government action, spam and changes to its corporate culture.
“Being a Big V blogger felt like being an emperor,” Chinese online celebrity Charles Xue confesses from jail. For China’s news bloggers, going viral can mean three years in prison.
Take a tweet down memory lane.
The social network, led by Chief Executive Dick Costolo, made official what technology and financial pundits have been speculating for well over a year: that it will go public. Papers were filed with the SEC and an offering is expected later this year or early in 2014.
Hassan Rouhani, a Muslim cleric and an Ayatollah follower, was voted to power in June.
Beatriz Tinoco (@bktinoco) tweeted about the day she met her tennis hero and how “dorky” and “funny” and “amazing” and “kind” he is. This will make you smile and cry and love Federer even more than you do right now.
The X-Men actor tweeted a photo of himself dead lifting an immense amount of weight, but the photo becomes even more insane the longer you stare at it.
Yes, the Vatican is offering indulgences to those who follow Pope Francis on Twitter during World Youth Day, but that’s just one small part of their social media campaign.
Warning: Only use these if you never want the other person to recover and live a full life.
For hedge funds engaged in proxy battles, taking to Twitter can get costly. Legal fees, on average, run around $2,000 per tweet.
To the window, to the wall, till the sweat drops down my – holy cow, were the 2000s gross!
25,000 retweets in the first 10 minutes. It roughly translates as “We Have Pope Francis.”
Looking at you, people who love to humblebrag!
To the extreme he rocks a tweet like a vandal. Lights up your page and wax a chump like a candle.
It may have hastened his fall in the Republican primary, but Huntsman is still pushing climate change. A harder line on big oil and corporate lobbyists.
Both the Gangnam Style singer and Kim were at the EMA’s this weekend. This was a long time coming (like a week).
Today on Katie Couric’s day time show she interviewed Whitney Kropp, the 16-year-old girl nominated for homecoming queen as a joke to raise awareness about bullying. Lindsay must have been watching because she opened up to Katie on twitter about her bullied past.
“GOP spared by Isaac! NOLA prolly F***ed Again!”
Highlighting the importance of every single word in a tweet. Here’s CNN’s Ali Velshi on this morning’s shooting at the Empire State Building.
It’s Cleopatra, bitch.
She live-instagrammed her hair appointment so that none of us would miss out on such a momentous occasion.
Heidi Wys is an adviser to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico. She says she’s not racist — just anti-Obama.
He’s also a great pants-taker-offer.
Another reason to love Fred Willard.
Fear of personal safety, losing a job or just pissing people off are some of the motivations behind blog “scrubbing,” or deleting previously-posted information. But remember, online, nothing is ever gone for good.
Kanye West tweeted a photo of a woman eating room service in the buff late last night. But is it really Kim Kardashian? [NSFW- Nudity from behind]
The president preempted our friends over at Now With Alex Wagner today to make sure you knew that your parents are supposed to be aware of #hashtags these days.