Ladies on Twitter Love Calling Other Ladies Bitches and Sluts

If an alien species tried to assess human social interaction based solely on what we say to and about each other on Twitter, they'd think we were a pretty foul-mouthed, hostile bunch. And they'd likely be inclined to believe that women on Twitter, with their fondness for "bitch" and "slut" when talking to other women, were … » 2/24/14 11:30am 2/24/14 11:30am

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

Twitter Makes It Easy To Bug A Celeb For A Job

Perhaps because the medium lends itself to an illusion of closeness between regular schmoes and the celebrities they follow, delusional people are now using Twitter to harass their favorite athletes, musicians, and actors in 140-character bursts of their resumes, in an attempt to get hired as their personal assistants. … » 5/26/11 5:50pm 5/26/11 5:50pm

Apparently Nobody Told Jessica Stam About The Whole Bin Laden Thing

Following lots of fashion people on Twitter, as I do for this job, has its unexpected moments. When unforeseen, world-changing, big deal, really, actual news-news breaks, funny, strange, and strangely affecting things happen. Last night, for example, fashion writer Derek Blasberg wanted most to talk about where he was… » 5/02/11 4:33pm 5/02/11 4:33pm