Articles Tagged with Twitter

Little Girl Has Something To Say About ‘Hello Kitty’ Revelation

Watch a little girl say how she feels about the idea that Hello Kitty is not a cat.

It was recently announced by Sanrio, the company that owns the Hello Kitty brand, that Hello Kitty is not actually a cat. Interviews with Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist and expert on all things Hello Kitty, brought out her perspective on the topic: “Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is… Read more »

The Day Instagram Went Down

On Thursday, Instagram went down for two hours.

Social media has become the hub of interaction in the modern day. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have taken over the internet and changed the way people live their lives. Users have been known to change their marital status on Facebook at the altar during their ceremony. Others have been known to stupidly tweet… Read more »

Feds Spend $1 Million To Track ‘Misinformation’ And Hate Speech On Twitter

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The federal government spent $1 million to create a database to track hate speech and “misinformation” on Twitter. The National Science Foundation is behind the creation of the online government monitoring project. The database will reportedly include searches for “suspicious memes,” “false and misleading ideas” and will place particular focus on online political activity. The… Read more »

ISIS Hijacks California Earthquake Hashtags To Post Threats On Twitter

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ISIS supporters hijacked California earthquake hashtags on Twitter to presumably garner a larger audience for threatening posts. Popular earthquakes hashtags such as #napaearthquake and #sfearthquake were filled with graphic images and terrorism threats against America. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, northern California experienced a 6.1 magnitude earthquake on Sunday. Many of the California earthquake… Read more »

Alberto Del Rio Fired: WWE Launches Twitter Attack

Alberto Del Rio Gets Bashed On Twitter

Alberto Del Rio was fired from the WWE on Thursday for getting into a physical altercation, of which we’re still hearing details on. But one thing is for certain: the WWE Twitter account has plenty to say. Presumably because of a Twitter backlash, the company’s main account addressed the situation in a two-part release on… Read more »

Actor Jeffrey Wright Tweets Ebola/O.J. Simpson Joke, Quickly Deletes It

Jeffrey Wright Deletes Ebola/O.J. Joke

Hunger Games and Boardwalk Empire actor Jeffrey Wright must have been in some hot water with his Twitter followers after making a joke about the Ebola outbreak that likened it to the O.J. Simpson chase of 1994. Earlier today, Wright tweeted the following joke about the Ebola outbreak: “Breaking News – US ebola [sic] patient… Read more »

Michelle Shocked Attempts To Revive Career With Silent Album

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Who would buy a CD with nothing but 11 silent tracks on it? Michelle Shocked, a disgraced folk singer, recently released an album consisting of exactly that. Inaudible Women features 11 seemingly empty tracks named after journalists and music execs that Shocked feels have either played a hand in her downfall or are part of… Read more »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Shares Mom’s Text (Video)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares a text from his mom

Mom knows best — always! After coming in ninth at the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis on Sunday, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mom will not let it bring him down, as reported by USA Today. Leave it to Mom to always know the right thing to say to her boy. After the race, Dale Jr.’s mom texted… Read more »

What Christian Singer Demi Lovato Says About Gay Love Is Amazing

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Over the years, Demi Lovato has become one of the most prominent stars in both the musical spotlight and the camera limelight. Just this year alone, The Inquisitr reported numerous times on her professional and personal life. Professional highlights included her becoming the new face for the shoe brand Skechers, as well as the significant… Read more »

Helen Mirren Wants To Live To Be 150, And This Is One Reason Why

Helen Mirren Is 69, But She Wants To Live Longer

Today, July 26, is Helen Mirren’s 69th birthday. And the Oscar-winning actress said that she would like to live to be 150. During an interview with the Scottish Daily Record, Mirren said “one of the reasons” she wants to live for a long time is because of the advancements in technology. “Technology, as it changes,… Read more »

The Love Dr. Is In: Dale Earnhardt Jr Tweets Dating Advice

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Who knew that in addition to being a top dog on the race track that NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. would give fans advice on love? Well, that is exactly what happened on Twitter. An Earnhardt Jr. fan with Twitter name @IanS_Miller decided to tweet a relationship question to No. 88 on Wednesday morning. His question… Read more »

Rapper Meek Mill Can’t Get Out Of Jail

Rapper Meek Mill will not be released from jail.

Rap artist Meek Mill, who was sent to jail last Friday for violating his probation for 2009 drug and gun charges, will not be released despite the best efforts of his lawyers. According to Philly.com, Meek Mill’s lawyers prepared a petition for a city judge to release the Philadelphia rapper. The petition for a writ… Read more »