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Why Facebook, Twitter and Jumei Shares Are Poised for Gains

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Related Topix: Social Software, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Business News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ariana Grande's Twitter Q&A turns feral

Twitter Q&As always seem like a such good idea on a whiteboard at a marketing meeting.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Entertainment


Tongues wag over Obama's audacity to wear taupe

The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action in Syria in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter on Thursday, and the reviews of his unusual fashion choice were less than fashionable.



Twitter suspends fake @JPMorganCEO account

Twitter is known for short-lived phenomena, and here's another one: a parody account for JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon only lasted about 24 hours before being suspended.


WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Simon Cowell: One Direction's New Album Is "Fantastic"

One Direction is currently out on their Where We Are Tour, but they're also working on their fourth album.


Daily Mail

Video messaging service verifies Michael Brown shooting video

Marched to their deaths in the desert: Sickening ISIS slaughter continues as 250 soldiers captured at Syrian airbase are stripped then led to a mass summary execution Pictured: Joan Rivers' anxious daughter Melissa races to New York hospital after the 81-year-old host stopped breathing during surgery Is this white clam pizza the best in America? ... (more)


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

News Max

Ukraine Accuses Russia of Launching Invasion

Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of mounting an invasion in the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,


Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many People See Your Tweets - And It's Mesmerizing

Twitter has released its Twitter analytics dashboard to all users, and it's completely awesome.


Related Topix: Business News

Kelly Brook and Chanelle Hayes lock horns in nasty Twitter spat over sex with David McIntosh

Kelly Brook has said that she feels like she's given "a dog a bone" after lashing out at Chanelle Hayes after the former Big Brother housemate lifted the lid on her three-week relationship with Celebrity Big Brother star David McIntosh.


Sunday Herald

Twitter blocks police inquiry into racist abuse of councillor

A politician who has been subjected to racial abuse online has been told police have halted the investigation because social media giant Twitter would not co-operate.


Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

After Exposing Sexism In The Video Game Industry, This Woman Received Rape Threats On Twitter

Anita Sarkeesian was forced to leave her home and stay with friends after she recieved an outpouring of violent threats over Twitter.


Related Topix: The Avengers


How Many People See Your Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Nifty Analytics Dashboard To Everyone

Back in July, Twitter launched a really nifty analytics dashboard . A bit like Google Analytics for tweets, it allows you to gauge the performance of each and every tweet you sent.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Time Warner Cable Down Across The Country, Twitter Reacts Accordingly

UPDATE: 8:50 A.M. -- A spokesperson for Time Warner Cable says that service has largely been restored.



Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .


Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Echo: Master chef Mark to open seafront venue

Mark Baumann will open the first of his newBourgee steak and lobster restaurants, on Eastern Esplanade, on September 15, and has already offered diners a mouth-watering taste of what to expect on Twitter.


Related Topix: Soup, Life, Food

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Internet Outage for Time Warner Customers

A significant number of Time Warner customers across the country woke this morning to an outage in their internet service.


KNEK-FM Lafayette

Karrueche Tran Blames Producers for Blue Ivy Joke on BET's 106 & Park

Karrueche Tran did not mean to offend Beyonc and Jay Z 's daughter while co-hosting BET's countdown show 106 & Park .


Tue Aug 26, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

American Jihadi Killed in Syria Fighting, White House Says

A Chicago-born jihadist has been killed while fighting in Syria, the White House said Tuesday -- purportedly for the terrorist group ISIS.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Defending His Tactics To Crush Lyft

Details emerged today about Uber's plan, code-named "Operation Slog," to recruit drivers away from rival car transport company Lyft.


Related Topix: uber, 37signals


Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.


Related Topix: Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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