Soon, you’ll be able to bookmark tweets to read later

Twitter, the social network that redefined the term “information overload,” is working on a feature that’ll make it easier to bookmark those cool tweets that deserve a second look.  Announced by several key Twitter employees, including product VP Keith Coleman, the new feature could be called “save for later.” SEE ALSO: Here’s a pretty compelling[…]

Twitter can keep its extra characters, I want to edit tweets

Geez, Twitter, have you not been listening? Yesterday, in an unsolicited act of largess, Twitter doubled the number of tweet characters from 140 to 280 characters for unspecified number of Twitter users. The change was announced by Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. This is exactly what we don’t need. Forget brevity. I’ve spent a[…]

Obama responds to Charlottesville with one of the most liked tweets in history

After a “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly on Saturday, former president Barack Obama reached out on Twitter to comfort Americans. While President Trump was silent on the platform, refusing to address the violent clash between hate groups and protesters for hours, Obama shared a powerful message in the form[…]

Malala Yousafzai has officially sent her first tweets

Social media just got a little bit better after inspiring activist and Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, announced she will now be active on Twitter. On Friday morning the 19-year-old sent her first seven tweets from her very own verified personal Twitter account to celebrate her high school graduation. SEE ALSO: Inspired by Malala, this[…]

Trump’s tweets have already come back to haunt him in court

Never Tweet: The 2017 American dystopia edition. President Donald Trump’s inability to keep his Twitter fingers in his pockets just helped derail his attempt to enact a ban on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries. SEE ALSO: Trumpniks have no defense for the James Comey mess, so duh, they’re blaming the[…]

Editing Tweets: A serious discussion

And thus he spoke: Covfefe. It’s an embarrassing Twitter mistake, especially for a sitting PresidentDonald Trump’s solution, after waking up and discovering he left this bizarre remark in the ether, was, ultimately, to delete the tweet. I bet he wished, like many of us on Twitter, that he could simply edit Tweets.  SEE ALSO: Words[…]

White House staff wants to vet Trump’s tweets —good luck with that

President Donald Trump’s tweets cause crises so often we’re all just like, “Oh hey, there goes Donny T again, haha,” as some company he doesn’t like takes a stock hit or he suggests that maybe he records people who come to the Oval Office. The White House knows this is a problem. Next week, some[…]

Trump finally tweets (and promptly deletes) a unifying message

President Donald Trump is all about togetherness this weekend. POTUS woke up, skipped his usual vicious Saturday morning tweetstorm, and instead, waited until the afternoon to tweet a simple, yet powerfully unifying two letters in the form of the word: “We.” Image: screengrab/twitter Now, we’re assuming this was an accidental tweet — which Trump, along[…]

Maxine Waters tweets Trump impeachment joke, gets best response

Holy crap. Every time you think President Trump and his administration can’t possibly get any worse at using Twitter … they do. It’s just — it’s truly unbelievable, and on Wednesday afternoon, things escalated when the official Twitter account of Trump’s very own Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, tweeted something so phenomenal, so absurd, so[…]

‘His Dark Materials’ author tweets back at fans who can’t wait for his new books

The celebrated author of His Dark Materials has announced the publication of a new trilogy which will constitute an “equel” to the series of fantasy novels that sold more than 17.5 million copies worldwide.  SEE ALSO: This ‘Harry Potter’ compilation might be the most brilliantly ridiculous to date Philip Pullman said the follow-up will be[…]

Judge dismisses libel suit against Trump because his tweets are ‘hyperbolic’

A judge did not take Donald Trump’s tweets seriously — which saved him from a lawsuit. On Monday, a libel case against Trump was dumped by a New York judge, who claimed because the president-elect uses “simplistic insults” like “wacko” and “loser” on Twitter, his “hyperbolic” comments just show his opinions and aren’t based in[…]

Report: Surge of anti-Semitic tweets, many sent by Trump supporters, threatens to silence journalists

Journalists reporting on the presidential election have increasingly become the target of anti-Semitic harassment and threats on Twitter in the past year, according to a new report.  The Anti-Defamation League noticed an uptick in abuse directed at journalists who are Jewish or perceived to be Jewish and assembled a task force this summer to evaluate[…]

Hillary Clinton tears Trump apart with 9 tweets

UPDATE: Sept. 30, 2016, 3:58 p.m. EDT Updated with another tweet from Donald Trump. UPDATE: Sept. 30, 2016, 2:29 p.m. EDT Updated to include comments Alicia Machado made in a press release on Friday afternoon. Hillary Clinton is firing back at Donald Trump after his harsh Twitter rant this morning. Trump kicked off his Friday[…]

Women’s mag tweets without a link for context are absurdly hilarious

If you’re going to run a program that sends out automatic tweets, you might want to check it once in a while, lest it begin resembling an acid-induced bad dream. Australian magazine Women’s Weekly (think O Magazine but more suburban) were recently caught sending out tweets on their account without linking to anything. For days.[…]