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22 min ago |

Liam Gallagher sparks Oasis reunion rumours after posting cryptic tweets - cue Twitter meltdown

The star spelled out Oasis in separate tweets and sparked a whole load of excitement on Twitter with fans speculating over what it could all mean Liam Gallagher has sent the Twitter world into a frenzy by hinting at a possible Oasis reunion in some very cryptic tweets.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis

4 hrs ago | Christianity Today

Why I Call Random People on Twitter

I cannot keep up with DMs , and most phone calls have to be handled by my staff.


8 hrs ago | WGBH

Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

In the past several years, as more and more people are connected through more and more social media, the idea of turning personal grievances into class actions is popping up, well, more and more.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Tea Party, Tax

9 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Pharrell Selects Next Single, Readies New Book

Pharrell is having a stellar 2014, thanks largely in part to his Oscar-nominated smash hit single "Happy."


12 hrs ago | Anorak

Josie Cunningham Wants Stabbing, Punching And Shooting, Says The Righteous Twitter Mob

JOSIE Cunningham is the victim of a Twitter hunt. Righteous of Twitter is in favour of killing the mum-of-two who said she would abort her child to appear on Big Brother .


Related Topix: Violent Crime

17 hrs ago | NewsFactor

NYPD Blues: Twitter Campaign Backfires

The NYPD's Twitter campaign is a classic case of "be careful what you wish for."


Related Topix: Marketing

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Harvard Crimson

Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Twitter Data Grant

As one of the inaugural recipients of a Twitter Data Grant, a team of researchers from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital will study new methods of detecting outbreaks of foodborne illness.


Related Topix: Food Science

Daily Kos

Priebus all atwitter about @SenatorReid

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is mad at Senate Majority Harry Reid-so mad that he's asking the Senate Ethics Committee to open an investigation into Reid's use of Twitter.


Related Topix: Reince Priebus, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News


Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

The nation's largest police department learned the hard way that there are legions online devoted to short-circuiting even the best-intentioned public relations campaign - in this case, the NYPD's Twitter invitation to people to post feel-good photos of themselves posing with New York's Finest.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Social Media Marketing, Marketing

WLNE-TV Providence

Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

Federal ocean scientists have released images of the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people.


Related Topix: Prison, Science / Technology, Space, Public Relations


Christie knocks Letterman for fat jokes, backs Colbert

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a shot Wednesday on Twitter at David Letterman over the retiring comedian's jokes about the governor's weight.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Twitter, Google in war over mobile-ad dominance

Twitter today said it will offer ads across the mobile Web that are customised to blend into a site's content.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, AdMob, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Facebook, Social Software

USA Today

#FF: John Kerry's dog is on Twitter#FF: John Kerry's dog is on...

Secretary of State John Kerry's tweet marking his dog Ben's first birthday contained very important news that wasn't shrouded in Washingtonian diplo-speak.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Foggy Bottom (Washington, DC), Life, Holidays, Earth Day


'Twin Peaks' returns from the dead on Twitter

Agent Dale Cooper, the Log Lady, Audrey Horne, and the rest of the crazy citizens of "Twin Peaks" are back thanks to fans who want to honor the show 25 years since its conclusion.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Twin Peaks, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Olympian

NYPD's Twitter request for photos backfires

In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York.


Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street

USA Today

Teen blogger dying of cancer writes 'final thumbs up'

A British teenager who has charted his fight against cancer on social media while raising funds for charity sent out a a farewell to Facebook followers: "It's a final thumbs up."


Related Topix: Blog News, Startups, Facebook, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England


Twitter's New Profiles Are Now Available to Everyone

The Facebook-like redesign emphasizes larger text, images and a customizable profile that is designed to be a more in-depth summary about the user.


Ottawa Citizen

Prime Minister's Office tweets still blurring party lines

The Prime Minister's Office has toned down - but not halted altogether - its use of Stephen Harper's PMO-operated Twitter account to direct people to Conservative party websites, despite questions about whether the practice violates the government's ethics guidelines.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

AOL confirms Mail service hackedAOL confirms Mail service hackedAOL...

AOL Mail has been hacked and several users have reported their accounts are being used to send spam to others.


Related Topix: Email Spam

Washington Times

Peoria mayor under fire for raiding home of mock Twitter user

The mayor of Peoria, Ill., is facing a First Amendment-fueled backlash for reportedly ordering a raid of the home of a Twitter user who set up a mock account accusing the mayor of drug use and cavorting with prostitutes.


Related Topix: Peoria, IL, Drugs


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