SNL Reveals What Really Happens When You Tweet 10,000 Times

Just so you know, Edward Norton and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are there. And you meet god (who is Woody Harrelson). I'm less than 4,000 away from making out with Edward Norton/actually boring internet strangers to death. How close are you? » 11/19/14 9:30pm 11/19/14 9:30pm

Theater Offering 'Tweet Seats' to Folks Who Can't Turn Off Their G-D…

Actually, that headline might make it sound like I believe this to be whack, when in fact, I believe it to be very fresh. But that's probably because I love Instagram so much. How the hell else am I going to show off my adorable niece and the double-dipped salted caramel and coconut donuts I just ate? Am I supposed to… » 12/26/12 11:45pm 12/26/12 11:45pm

Twitter: Bad For Celebrities, Good For Porn Stars

Before Twitter, if a celebrity made an off-the-cuff remark during personal hours, maybe the public would hear about it, maybe we wouldn't. But when stars use Twitter, millions of thoughts — mundane, benign, distasteful, offensive — spread like wildfire. Celebrities like Chris Brown, Alec Baldwin, Ashton Kutcher and… » 7/19/12 5:10pm 7/19/12 5:10pm

Is it Ever OK to Leave Voicemail Anymore?

The ubiquity of voicemail made sense when our phones lived in the kitchen, not our pockets—before SMS and twitter and the dozens of other ways we now stay perma-connected. So when does it make sense to use voicemail? » 2/17/11 12:02pm 2/17/11 12:02pm

The Year In Twitter (Hint: #Vuvuzela)

A list of "10 most powerful tweets" of the year calls into question how powerful tweets actually are. Also, Twitter didn't stick to 140 characters in describing them! Way to show confidence in the product, Twitter! » 12/14/10 11:28am 12/14/10 11:28am

Why Tweeting About Abortion Isn't "Trivializing"

In the wake of the popular and controversial #ihadanabortion hashtag, critics are asking (again) whether tweeting about abortion is "trivializing." They don't understand that Twitter is a medium like any other. » 11/10/10 2:07pm 11/10/10 2:07pm

The Coming Tweepocalypse: A Glossary Of Twerms

Broadsheet's Mary Elizabeth Williams does a witty takedown of Vanity Fair's cantankerous and faux-outraged piece on "twilebrities." But really, both left us feeling that there just aren't enough silly neologisms beginning with tw-. A new twexicon, after the jump. » 1/07/10 12:00pm 1/07/10 12:00pm