Social Media Timeline

YouTube Now Serves One Billion Visitors Per Month


YouTube is now the home of one billion monthly visitors. Funny videos, tutorials, highly touted documentaries, music videos — pretty much every type of video a user could want — can be found on the social video website. The networks incredible growth is thanks in no small part to its availability on a myriad of… Read more »

Dad’s Letter To Gay Son Nate Goes Viral, Breaks Hearts

dad's letter to gay son

A dad’s letter to his gay son has become an internet sensation, after readers across the web were moved by the father’s preemptive acceptance of his son’s coming out. Little is known about the boy, Nate, and his father, but a letter from the dad to his gay son suggests some background to the story…. Read more »

Teacher Fired For Online Comment, Doesn’t Know What He Said

Online comments gets teacher fired

Munhall, PA – A teacher has been fired for a comment he made online, but administrators won’t tell him what he said to lose his job or even which social network he said it on. Alan Francis was a full-time substitute teacher for Steel Valley High School in Pennsylvania before receiving a virtual pink slip… Read more »

Hater App, The Middle Finger Of Social Networks

Hater App

The Hater App isn’t your typical social network. Debuted at the 2013 SXSW conference, the app is like a big middle finger to the social networking world. Unlike your typical social network, the Hater App focuses solely on grievances. Rather than clicking a “Like” button, the network wants users to hate people, places, and other… Read more »

HTC Leaks ‘Myst’ Facebook Phone Details

Facebook phone details leaked

The Myst Facebook phone by HTC has had its details leaked. The HTC Myst is apparently the company’s next attempt at bringing us the Facebook phone. With Facebook’s ever-expanding web of updates, it only makes sense that it’s attempting to take its social network to the next level. The graph search, still in Beta mode,… Read more »

Twitter Reduces Tweet Length: Some Now 117 Characters

New Twitter changes force shorter tweets

Twitter has reduced tweet length for tweets that contain links in changes that come into effect this Wednesday. Twitter first made the announcement that they would be reducing the length of tweets with links last December. Mashable reported any tweet that contained an https link would have a shorter 117 character limit while any tweet… Read more »

Live Twitter C-Section Will Be A First, Plans To Educate Viewers

Live-Tweeted C-Section on Twitter

A live-tweeted c-section is scheduled for Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30 am CST. The tweeted surgery will take placed at Women’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. Houston’s Memorial Hermann hospital system has become a stomping ground for live-tweeted firsts. In February 2012, the hospital was the first to live-tweet an open-heart surgery. The hospital… Read more »

Burger King Twitter Account Hacked, Replaced With McDonalds Logo, Crude Tweets

Burger King Twitter Hack And McDonalds

The official Burger King Twitter account was hacked on Monday. Cyber jokers took over the company’s official account @BurgerKing. After grabbing control, the hacker changed the company’s gravatar to that of McDonald’s golden arches and then replaced the Burger King name with “McDonalds.” Immediately following the Twitter account’s makeover, the Burger King account started sending… Read more »

Twitter’s Vine App Gets 17+ Rating

Vine Classified As Adult App

Twitter’s Vine app for iOS users has received a new rating classification. Version 1.0.5 of the newly released video sharing app has been reclassified from 12+ to 17+ only. Vine came under fire almost immediately after it was released when users began to discover a lot of porn related shares on the network. While most… Read more »

‘God’ Receipt Waitress Fired, Applebee’s Responds!

applebee's waitress boycott

The Applebee’s ‘God’ receipt waitress scandal — which we at The Inquisitr have been following quite closely — has mostly involved the side of the story of Chelsea, the server fired after patron Alois Bell complained when the slip on which she’d stiffed a co-worker of Chelsea’s became a Reddit sensation. (To recap, Bell crossed… Read more »