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‘Twin Peaks’ Returns (On Twitter) 25 Years After Airing

'Twin Peaks' Returns (On Twitter) 25 Years After Airing

It’s been a quarter century since Laura Palmer cryptically whispered – in that bizarrely backwards fashion of the “other” world from Twin Peaks – that she would see FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper in 25 years. And her prophesy has come to be: two Twin Peaks super-fans have created a third season of the cult favorite using a trans-media experience via Twitter.

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Celebrities And Fans Pay Tribute To Uncle Phil On Twitter

Celebrities And Fans Pay Tribute To Uncle Phil On Twitter

James Avery, who played the cult favorite Uncle Phil on the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” sadly passed away yesterday.

In his memory, fans and former co-stars flocked to Twitter to acknowledge his career and respect his memory.

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Beyonce’s Surprise Album Sparked More Than 5,300 Tweets Per Minute

Beyonce's Surprise Album Sparked More Than 5,300 Tweets Per Minute

Beyonce’s surprise album drop on Friday generated not only a massive amount of downloads and traffic for iTunes, the sole source for Queen B’s fifth record, but also an insane level of buzz on Twitter.

Mashable reports that the news generated 1.2 million tweets in less than 12 hours.

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Hunger Games’ Catching Fire Sentiment On Twitter [STATS]

Hunger Games' Catching Fire Sentiment On Twitter [STATS]

Social intelligence firm Digimind examined online conversations surrounding the Hunger Games trilogy’s second movie Catching Fire over the seven days leading up to the premiere to quantify the building excitement.

Below, take a look at which of the movie’s main actors got the most buzz on Twitter, what the volume of Twitter discussion about the movie was and more.

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Twitter And Vine Are Your Front-Row Ticket To New York Fashion Week

Twitter and Vine are great tools for providing a peek into A-list events you may not be able to attend in person.

Below, a breakdown for the fashionistas of how to follow all the #NYFW activity on Twitter and Vine, through September 12.

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Justin Bieber Nets The Most Death Rumors On Twitter [REPORT]

Turns out that Justin Bieber leads celebrities in more than just Twitter followers.

Global social media monitoring company Synthesio conducted a recent study on death rumors on Twitter, and found that Justin Bieber is the musician most often reported to be dead.

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Inside The Social Media Mind Of Anthony Weiner [GRAPHIC]

Unfortunately for the would-be New York City Mayor, the name Anthony Weiner is nearly synonymous with “Twitter gaffe,” for lack of a harsher word, thanks to his now-infamous May 2011 blunder.

As Weiner’s weiner continues to make the news in 2013, Column Five and Addvocate created the following graphic that analyzes the social media mind of Anthony Weiner.

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Twitter Sensation “Sharknado” Coming To Movie Theaters For One Day Only

Ask and you shall receive, Twitterers.

Syfy network’s social media sensation Sharknado, a ridiculous made-for-TV movie about a tornado of sharks that rains on Los Angeles, is making the leap from small screen to big.

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Nick Bilton’s “Hatching Twitter” Book Available For Pre-Order

New York Times columnist and reporter Nick Bilton is publishing a book about Twitter, and it’s officially available for pre-order from Amazon.

The book, set to debut November 5, promises to be a juicy read, judging by the title alone: “Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal.”

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HBO And Mass Relevance Team Up On A First-Of-Its Kind Twitter True Blood Promotion

TV history is about to be made, with HBO’s first-ever live social media event in celebration of the Season 6 premiere of cult favorite True Blood.

This Sunday, June 16 before the premiere, 13 cast members will kick off the programming with HBO’s first-ever real-time broadcast from the set of Fangtasia, the after-dark bar and nightclub where humans and vampires mingle, in partnership with Mass Relevance.

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