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Robin Williams and his daughter Zelda- AP Photo

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Williams’ daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called “cruel and unnecessary” messages following her father’s death, a move that has prompted Twitter to […]

08/14/2014

Robin Williams – Genie (Aladdin)

Beautiful, heartbreaking tweet to Robin Williams

Robin Williams’ death has resulted in an out-pouring of emotional responses on social media, especially on Twitter. Among the most simple, yet poignant, messages came from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It […]

08/12/2014

Paramount Pictures in Australia tweeted this image for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

‘Ninja Turtles’ movie studio takes heat for 9/11-like poster

Paramount Australia is facing harsh criticism  after sharing on Facebook and Twitter a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” poster that invoked memories of 9/11 with an image of an exploding building. Paramount Australia’s Facebook and Twitter […]

07/29/2014

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley. The lack of diversity […]

07/23/2014

In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers at the red carpet during the 40th anniversary of Cosmopolitan magazine in Spanish in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The verified Twitter account […]

07/22/2014

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Twitter account run by Kenya’s military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said Monday No internal military systems were […]

07/21/2014

In this July 20, 1969 photo, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin carries scientific experiments to a deployment site south of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. (AP Photo/NASA, Neil Armstrong, File)

Celebrate 45 years since man’s first steps on moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now’s the time to get moonstruck. Forty-five years ago Sunday, Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong’s “one small […]

07/17/2014

test letter

Test results letter goes viral

Alison Owen didn’t expect to cry when she opened her 11-year-old son Charlie’s standardized test results on Monday, but that’s exactly what happened. Accompanying the results was a letter from members of the faculty at […]

07/16/2014

German supporters celebrate after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Germany won the match 7-1. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany’s World Cup victory sets Twitter sports record

NEW YORK (AP) — It won’t be what Brazil’s fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history. The social media company says there were 35.6 […]

07/09/2014

@HiddenCash's Twitter profile photo (via Twitter)

Twitter’s ‘Hidden Cash’ is returning to Los Angeles

Remember HiddenCash? The anonymous real estate developer with too much money announced on Twitter, plans for another Los Angeles-area money-dispensing trip starting on Thursday. The message comes after Pez dispensers full of money turned up […]

07/07/2014

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