Earlier this month Charlie Sheen announced his upcoming stage tour, “My Violent Torpedo Of Truth.” Mere minutes later, reports abounded claiming that every seat had sold on Ticketmaster.
Rebecca Black: The Greatest Distraction
The attention and media buzz surrounding Charlie Sheen had just begun to fade around the time that Rebecca Black’s Friday began to dominate the viral web.
By March 12th, Tweets about Charlie Sheen had fallen significantly. Although Tweets about Rebecca Black never reached Sheen’s peak height they exceeded Sheen in volume during the last half of the month.
The Ides of March marked the beginning of the end for Charlie Sheen’s media circus, with Rebecca Black eclipsing Sheen on precisely March 15th.
- A newly unearthed Homeland Security report contradicts Donald Trump's travel ban, saying country of origin is not a reliable indicator of terrorism.
- A draft of an Obamacare repeal plan was released that would strip many benefits and taxes from the healthcare law, while blocking federal funds from Planned Parenthood.
- Time to change your passwords: Uber and Fitbit are among the millions of websites that may have been compromised 🔐
- A billboard in North Carolina that claims "Real men provide. Real women appreciate it," has sparked controversy across the country 👀
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