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What Happens When A Celebrity Retweets You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It wasn’t until celebrities like Ashton Kutcher and Oprah decided to embrace Twitter that the 140 character network really took off. And celebrity influence on our favorite social networks hasn’t ebbed since.

The millions of followers, the massive influence and the high profile status of celebrities make them a powerful force on Twitter. So what happens when one of your tweets gets retweeted by a Twit-lebrity?
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Was Mars’ Twitter Marketing Campaign Innovative Or Deceptive?

The candybar maker Mars was under scrutiny for promoting its Snickers bar on Twitter, using celebrity accounts to hype the chocolatey goodness. But a watchdog group has determined that they were free to do so, even though the majority of the tweets did not indicate that they were advertisements.
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Celebs Are Paid $2,500 – $8,000 Per Sponsored Tweet

If you think their lifestyle is too decadent, look away now: celebrities can earn thousands of dollars for just typing (or, more likely, getting an assistant to type) 140 characters.
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Alec Baldwin’s Twitter Meltdown Results In A Deactivated Account

Here’s yet another public celebrity meltdown on Twitter, for those who love to watch the rich and famous crash and burn:

Alec Baldwin ranted about his treatment aboard a recent American Airlines flight on Twitter, flinging insults at the company, and eventually shutting down his Twitter account under the guise of “focusing on 30 Rock for now”… yeah right.
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Create A Twitter Poster For Your Tweet Obsessed Friends (Or Yourself!)

What do you get for someone who is completely obsessed with Twitter? This poster is a good place to start.
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Hugh Hefner Is Alive, Twitter

It’s a strange phenomenon, these celebrity Twitter deaths that runs rampant on the network from time to time. Someone (for reasons that are completely unknown to me) starts the rumor that a particular larger-than-life figure has died, other latch on, and soon “RIP Celebrity” is trending on Twitter.

Hugh Hefner was the latest victim of this bizarre gossip, and he took to Twitter to directly refute any claims contrary to his being full of life.
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Spelling Mistakes on Twitter – Do They Matter?

It happens to everyone at one time or another. You have the best intentions, but you’re rushing or you’re typing on your phone or you think it looks okay until you hit “send now.”

And then your spelling mistake or typo is there for all to see.

The question is – does it matter?
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Former “Apprentice” Contestant Kicked Out of Chateau Marmont for Tweeting

TV host and former “Apprentice” Jenn Hoffman has been kicked out of the celebrity-magnet Chateau Marmont – for a single tweet. And while the Marmont assures us it was because of Hoffman’s breach of one of its celebrity guests’ privacy and not just because she tweeted, this fiasco raises some questions about free speech and the nature of Twitter.
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Yes, it’s True: James Franco Deleted his Twitter Account

If you want to let James Franco know just how adorable you think he is, you’ll have to go the old-fashioned, letter-writing route: the former Oscar host and high-profile celebrity has deleted his Twitter account, just about a month after setting it up.
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Amanda Palmer Sings a Song of Tweets at the Shorty Awards

Monday night’s Shorty Awards was a Twitter star-studded event, and one of the highlights was Amanda Palmer, formerly of the Dresden Dolls, performing a song made up entirely of tweets. The lyrics are absolutely hilarious when set to Palmer’s catchy riffs. Video and commentary are below.
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