Monday morning, retired musical artist Rihanna tweeted a selfie captioned, “listening to ANTI.” In it, she’s wearing $4,000 Dolce & Gabbana headphones and looking directly into the camera as though silently asking her 55 million Twitter followers, “Can you believe this album actually exists?”
As selected by the staff of Gawker. These tweets are terrible, man.
Bakersfield, California news station KGET, known far and wide as a bastion of objective journalism, took the time out on Monday to get a “man on the street” perspective of the vile torrent of racism spewing forth from Donald Trump’s mouth hole.
Adele is forbidden from tweeting on her own, thanks to a history of drunk tweets.
Guy Pearce, the British-Australian actor known primarily for dressing in drag in the desert and learning about himself through body art, announced his divorce from Kate Mestitz this week in an oddly kind and direct series of tweets. The couple had been married since 1997.
Lena Dunham made a promise that she would not get hitched until marriage equality was achieved in the US. And after today’s historic Supreme Court decision allowing that gay marriage is protected by the constitution, Dunham posted a total People mag-baiting Tweet at her boyfriend, Jack Antonoff:
Diplo heard some of the criticism against Madonna for...being Madonna...in the “Bitch, I’m Madonna” video and figured he should say something. He probably went about it the wrong way.
On April 20, 2015, Twitter made it possible for everyone to receive direct messages from the general public, should they so choose. Previously, you were only able to message the people currently following you. So several hours after the new feature was announced, I opted in. This was probably a mistake.
A tween girl from New York City has some pretty solid insight into dating. Although twelve year-old Déjà Palmer is new to this idea that you would voluntarily spend time with a boy, she's already got a lot of things figured out and, really, we could all learn a little something.
After the Tweet That Launched A Thousand Vaginal Airplane Puns, UterUS Airways has concluded that the airline's tweet of a woman with a toy plane in her vagina (link very NSFW) was an error made by an employee who was just trying to report someone else for posting the vagina airplane picture. It was an honest mistake.…
I'm a huge fan of when two things occur at the same time in the news that illustrate glorious contradictions about how we live our lives. Like, on the one hand, it only takes 224 tweets to fall in love, says this study by UK electronics retailer Pixmania. But over on the other deeper, more enlightened hand, is a…
Steve Cohen, a democratic Congressman from Tennessee, has been having a rough time. This week, a paternity test revealed that the child he thought was his illegitimate daughter is actually not his illegitimate daughter. That's the same almost-daughter people had speculated Cohen was having an affair with because he…
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!
- Obama spoke today with Shirley Sherrod, the former Argiculture Department employee who was forced to resign over a heavily-edited and misleading report about a speech she gave to in march. A statement released about the call explained: