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Incognito Lets Loose on Twitter

Incognito Lets Loose on Twitter

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito had a different tone then he did eight days ago when he took to Twiiter Wednesday to talk about his teammate Jonathan Martin. “Dear Jon Martin…..The truth is going…

Hillary Clinton Snaps a Selfie With Daughter Chelsea

Hillary Clinton Snaps a Selfie With Daughter Chelsea

@ChelseaClinton/Twitter(CHICAGO) — It’s been quite a week for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — from joining Twitter to a speech in Chicago, and even to snapping selfies.
“Having so much fun with Chelsea, taking selfies bac…

Twitter’s Vine App Comes to Android

Twitter’s Vine App Comes to Android

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Android phone owners, your time to shoot and share six-second video clips has come. Twitter on Monday announced that its Vine app, which allows users to capture six seconds of video and then share it with friends on …

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Kicked Out of Apartment; Fires Back at Lance Bass For ‘Mental Problems’ Comment

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Kicked Out of Apartment; Fires Back at Lance Bass For ‘Mental Problems’ Comment

Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) — Amanda Bynes can’t seem to stay out of trouble, and now it may have cost her a place to stay. In Touch Weekly reports the former Nickelodeon star was “tossed” from the Manhattan building at which she wa…

Amanda Bynes Denies She Sent Rihanna Nasty Tweets

Amanda Bynes Denies She Sent Rihanna Nasty Tweets

Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Amanda Bynes claims that the nasty tweets aimed at Rihanna that were attributed to her were not real. However, Bynes’ explanation of how the tweets were created is even more puzzling.Bynes apparently sta…

Amanda Bynes’ Erratic Behavior Prompts Calls for Help

Amanda Bynes’ Erratic Behavior Prompts Calls for Help

Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Actress Amanda Bynes‘ increasingly erratic behavior has concerned onlookers pleading for someone to help her.A friend grew so concerned this week that he asked police to check on Bynes. In an inter…

Geno Smith to Critics: ‘The Work Has Only Begun’

Geno Smith to Critics: ‘The Work Has Only Begun’

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is one day away from the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, but felt obligated to respond to draft experts on Tuesday.
A recent analysis of Smith by Pro Foot…

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter Campaign

Teen London Marathoner Starts Boston Twitter Campaign

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)(LONDON) — Despite the bombing at Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon, leaving three dead and more than 170 injured, the London Marathon will proceed as scheduled Sunday.Londoner Amelie Hunton, 18, will be parti…

Reports Rapper Lil Wayne Near Death Spark Twitter Frenzy

Reports Rapper Lil Wayne Near Death Spark Twitter Frenzy

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Conflicting reports that rapper “Lil Wayne” was near death whipped the twittersphere into a frenzy Friday evening, and a tweet from the rapper’s official account saying he was alive and well was …

Three Facts Families Should Know About Eating Disorders

Three Facts Families Should Know About Eating Disorders

David De Lossy/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Eating disorders aren’t your typical dinner table conversation.  However, studies suggest more people die of anorexia than any other mental health disorder. In a recent Twitter chat on eating …

“The Onion” Apologizes for Vulgar Tweet About Quvenzhané Wallis

“The Onion” Apologizes for Vulgar Tweet About Quvenzhané Wallis

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Onion, a satirical news site, apologized Monday for a crude tweet posted during the Oscars about Quvenzhané Wallis, the 9-year-old actress nominated for best actress for her role in Beasts of the S…

Rising Computer Hack Attacks Prompt Concern

Rising Computer Hack Attacks Prompt Concern

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A string of hacking attacks at high-profile U.S. companies has security experts and officials worried that the hackers are using information gained to plan even more sophisticated attacks.Facebook announced it &ldquo…

Tweeting After Death? There’s an App for That

Tweeting After Death? There’s an App for That

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For those who feel their daily musings merit a global audience, there’s Twitter.  But for those who feel the world couldn’t spin on without their 140-character pieces of genius if some tragedy should befall the…

Burger King Twitter Account Hacked to Look Like McDonald’s

Burger King Twitter Account Hacked to Look Like McDonald’s

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — You could call it the Big Mac of Twitter hacks. Burger King’s Twitter (@burgerking) account was hacked today. The account, which had more than 89,000 followers and was verified by Twitter, was made to look…

Sarah Palin Asks Followers to #SaveSaeed

Sarah Palin Asks Followers to #SaveSaeed

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has stayed largely out of the limelight in the past few months, but her social media presence is still going strong.Now the onetime GOP vice presidential nominee, who has almost 3…

250,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked: Don’t Panic, Here’s What to Do

250,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked: Don’t Panic, Here’s What to Do

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Approximately 250,000 Twitter account passwords have been compromised by hackers, Twitter said in a blog on Friday, noting that the company now is among the “recent uptick in large-scale security attacks a…

Personal Tweets Cost Employers $650B a Year

Personal Tweets Cost Employers $650B a Year

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When does tweeting at work cost your employer’s time — and money?  When your posts aren’t work-related. Business research firm Basex puts the productivity cost of workplace interruptions, including employee ab…

‘CutforBieber’ Hashtag Goes Viral on Twitter

‘CutforBieber’ Hashtag Goes Viral on Twitter

DISNEYLAND/MARK ASHMAN(NEW YORK) — A hashtag urging Justin Bieber fans to cut themselves went viral on Twitter on Monday but it turns out it was just a prank.The hashtag, “cutforbieber” was started in response to published photos of the &l…

Tweets Liken ‘Fiscal Cliff’ to Y2K, Mayan Calendar

Tweets Liken ‘Fiscal Cliff’ to Y2K, Mayan Calendar

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Remember Dec. 31, 1999, when the Y2K bug caused airplanes and satellites to fall from the sky, physically crashing into financial centers that had already crashed figuratively after important banking computers caught fire…

Pope Benedict XVI Sends His First Tweet

Pope Benedict XVI Sends His First Tweet

Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday sent his first tweet since opening his Twitter account earlier this month.The post from his account, @Pontifex, read: “Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you throu…

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