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  • Kanye West Begs Mark Zuckerberg for Millions of Dollars

    Kanye West has never been a very traditional figure, whether in his personal life or his artistic life. Continuing his long string of weird career moves, Kanye became a beggar. He took to Twitter to beg Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (ironic, right?) for money. And not just a little money. Kanye begged Zuckerberg for $53 million dollars.

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  • The Twitter Cold War

    Russia and the United States have found a new battleground: social media. Though the United States is denying the charges, Russia has taken to Twitter to proclaim that the United States has made airstrikes on the city of Aleppo. Yesterday at 13:55 (MSK), 2 A-10 attack aircraft of US AF entered Syrian airspace from Turkish territory made strikes on objects in city — Миноб ...

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  • Twitter Takes on Trolls

    Twitter Takes on Trolls February 10, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment Trolls (you know, the one thing one of the many things that we hate about Twitter and every other social media platform out there), your days on Twitter are numbered. The social media company has established the Twitter Trust & Safety Council, a group of organizations that has banded together to m ...

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  • Bloggers Worldwide Are Having Their Voices Heard

    As bloggers, it’s easy to take the Internet for granted. The information superhighway has made it easier than ever imagined to move information from one part of the world to another. The Internet, especially with the advent of broadband, has made it possible for bloggers to share their views about any and everything in the world, and for many people from all over the world, w ...

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  • The Super Bowl Gets Weird with Puppymonkeybaby

    Super Bowl 50 will probably be remembered as Peyton Manning’s last game and a huge moment in Cam Newton’s maturity as an NFL quarterback. (Coldplay has virtually already been forgotten, thankfully.) But Super Bowl 50 will also be remembered for one of the strangest commercials I’ve ever seen: Mountain Dew’s Puppymonkeybaby.

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  • Want a Tesla? Watch What You Blog

    Let me begin by stating the obvious: Tesla is a really cool luxury car. It makes the electric car something that you don’t shelling out some serious money to get. When you see one of the road, it’s practically impossible to ignore. But if you’re a blogger with about $80,000 to spend a Tesla (and, let’s be honest, you’d have to be a pretty successful blogger to be in that part ...

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  • Facebook and Twitter Compete for Users Ahead of Super Bowl 50

    Facebook and Twitter Compete for Users Ahead of Super Bowl 50 February 1, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment On February 7, Cam Newton’s 15-1 Carolina Panthers will take the field against Payton Manning’s 12-4 Denver Broncos in what is almost assured to be the biggest football game ever in the history of American football: Super Bowl 50.

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  • Facebook to Ban Gun Sales

    Facebook to Ban Gun Sales January 29, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment In recent decades in the United States, the debate over gun safety and how we can respect and protect the 2nd Amendment have been controversial subjects. Just last week, President Obama unveiled new executive actions that are designed to limit who can get his / her hands on firearms, but in a new mov ...

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  • Twitter Considers Hiring Ex-Apple Executive Natalie Kerris

    Twitter Considers Hiring Ex-Apple Executive Natalie Kerris January 27, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment As part of its ongoing fight to reinvent itself as a truly profitable social media company, Twitter is once again looking to make a change: hiring ex-Apple executive Natalie Kerris. Kerris was a veteran public relations executive at Apple, and after 14 years in Cuper ...

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  • Fitness Blogger Anna Victoria Shows Some Skin to Embrace Healthy Body Image

    Earlier this week, fitness blogger Anna Victoria posted an usual photo of herself on Instagram. The picture posted was a selfie of Victoria sitting on the floor and wearing her workout gear. If you’re at all familiar with Victoria’s Instagram feed or her fitness blog, you probably already know that this isn’t all that unusual; after all, the blogger’s fitness credibility comes ...

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  • App Limits Users’ Oversharing

    App Limits Users’ Oversharing January 18, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment Are you a textbook oversharer? Do your friends and family ever tell you that you’re posting way too much information online? Do random strangers ever walk up to you in public and ask how your dinner was last night? #Awkward.

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  • So Long, Peach

    So Long, Peach January 15, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment New social media apps come and go, and pretty much no one notices — and as it turns out, that’s really a problem. No matter how great a new app is, if no one is using it, if no one knows it exists, if it never gets any traction, it fades away into the graveyard of failed apps in Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store.

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  • Twitter’s Stock Price Continues to Fall

    For many, celebrity and average Joe alike, Twitter is the go-to social media platform. Its limited 140-character updates ensure that the platform remains simple to use. While it may be a little off-putting to the outsider, using symbols like hashtags (#) or commercial ats (@) are all over tweets, which helps Twitter retain its raw, startup feel.

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  • Fans Take to Social Media to Pay Respects to David Bowie

    Last night, the news of David Bowie’s death spread quickly over social media. The news came from David Bowie’s official Facebook and Twitter profiles. His official Facebook page has over 6,000,000 “Likes,” and his Twitter page has over 772,000 followers. Though his illness was not public knowledge, the musician’s death comes after an 18-month battle with cancer.

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  • Tila Tequila Thinks the Earth is Flat

    Remember Tila Tequila? She’s the reality star who hosted the MTV reality show “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila.” She’s the musician who released unforgettable hits like 2007’s “I Love U.” She’s the celebrity who starred in “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2015. She’s the pop culture personality who praised Adolf Hitler (yes, that Adolf Hitler) on Facebook in 2013.

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  • Bryan Silva Arrested in Police Standoff

    Bryan Silva Arrested in Police Standoff January 4, 2016 by Justin McGee Leave a Comment Social media star Bryan Silva has been arrested following a police standoff in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gratata, as Silva would say. Silva, famous by the web’s standards with hundreds of thousands of followers on Vine, was arrested after making threats on social media.

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  • Festivus 2015

    What’s Festivus? It’s nothing! That’s right. It’s that time again, Festivus 2015. We hope that you all took time out of your day to gather around your aluminum pole (no tinsel, though — it’s distracting) and have dinner with your family and friends, letting them know how they have disappointed you over the last year.

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