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Twitter is Making News and Important Changes

Twitter is Making News and Important Changes

Twitter is making news with important changes, additions  and a so-called “nerdy” account. The last occurrence isn’t “nerdy” as much as controversial and discourteous to users of Twitter. In a report by The Washington Post, someone behind a twitter account known by the name SCOTUSblog was reported as tricking users into thinking justices of the Supreme Court […]

Twitter Testing ‘Retweet With Comment’ Feature to Replace ‘Quote a Tweet’

Twitter Testing ‘Retweet With Comment’ Feature to Replace ‘Quote a Tweet’

Twitter is reportedly testing a new feature that would allow users to add a personal comment when retweeting. The new element of Twitter would replace the option to “quote a tweet” with “retweet with comment.” Users would still be allowed the maximum amount of 140 characters in which to comment on the original tweet; a limit which […]

Twitter of the Renaissance

Twitter of the Renaissance

Twitter may be the modern medium for short and clever political commentary, but in Rome during the Renaissance, politically-minded Romans made old statues speak. In the early 16th century, Romans began to lampoon the people in power, the popes and their agents, with satirical verses they hung on an old Roman statue in Parione square which they […]

Twitter Can Save Lives Through Dataminrs Big Data

Twitter Can Save Lives Through Dataminrs Big Data

A startup in New York City called Dataminr is using Twitter to potentially save lives by detecting news faster through analysis of big data. The company has been the first to generate news alerts on a number of events that had the potential to save lives including tornadoes, explosions, forest fires and various shootings. In […]

Mother Breastfeeding at Her Graduation Ceremony Causes Social Media Frenzy

Mother Breastfeeding at Her Graduation Ceremony Causes Social Media Frenzy

A mother breastfeeding her baby at her college graduation at California State University, in Long Beach caused a social media frenzy. Many took to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to verbally attack the 25-year-old graduate for feeding her daughter after she walked off stage with an accounting degree in hand. Karlesha Thurman was at her graduation […]

Twitter Blew up With the CIA’s Priceless First Tweet

Twitter Blew up With the CIA’s Priceless First Tweet

Close to 2 p.m. on Friday June 6, Twitter blew up when the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) sent out their priceless first tweet. Twitter followers were in shock to believe that one of the most secretive agencies in the world was now public. The tweet humored many people by stating that they couldn’t confirm […]

Twitter Welcomes the CIA

Twitter Welcomes the CIA

Boasting over 404,000 followers as of 10:26 a.m. EDT on Saturday, the CIA finally joined Twitter to a big welcome. The first tweet sent out by the agency at 10:49 a.m. EDT said that the CIA could “neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” The tweet has over 220,000 retweets and counting. […]

Twitter Is Stunned by How Cool Big Brother Is

Twitter Is Stunned by How Cool Big Brother Is

Twitter blew up Friday when the CIA, the Big Brother of the world, showed up at the party and stunned everyone by turning out to be the cool kid. It was not the rather visible appearance of the spy agency which surprised the Twittersphere, but the way it entered the room. Saying they could neither […]

Coca-Cola Launches New Facebook and Twitter Advertisement [Video]

Coca-Cola Launches New Facebook and Twitter Advertisement [Video]

Coca-Cola has launched a new advertisement through the social media channels of Facebook and Twitter which seems to address the criticism the soda has recently received for fueling the obesity epidemic. The ad, however, which shows off soda drinkers merrily burning off the calories that are contained in a can of coke, is set to run […]

Twitter Stock Not Only Loser in Social Media Sector

Twitter Stock Not Only Loser in Social Media Sector

Twitter, as with all the big social media stocks, represents the latest platform of products that rely more on hype than substance. Twitter, specifically, has lost 44 percetn of its value this year so far. The end of the lockup period, coupled with sell-offs of stocks in the technology sector, have revealed a major flaw in […]

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