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Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity’

How Many Twitter Accounts Have Over 1 Million Followers?

If you’ve been on Twitter for any length of time, you’ll likely know that Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are among the most-followed Twitter users, each with a follower count in the millions. But just how hard is it to reach one million followers? And can non-celebrities achieve that coveted number?
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Twitter Settles with FTC Privacy Complaint Over Hacked Celebrity Accounts

Twitter has settled a case with the FTC over concerns that it could not offer the level of security it promised in its original privacy policy. The case stemmed from two separate attacks in 2009, resulting in the hacking of high profile Twitter accounts like Ashton Kutcher and Barack Obama.
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Win a Charity Auction and Get Your Favorite Celebrity to Follow You on Twitter

It’s being called TwitRelief, and for some reason, it’s being panned right now on Twitter. Celebrities from the UK are auctioning off some serious Twitter action for the winners of their Comic Relief Charity, running March 10th to 20th. However, there seems to be some backlash on Twitter, mainly against the prize of a follow, mention and retweet for the auction’s winner.
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@CharlieSheen Hits 1M Followers In One Day (With A Little Help From His Ad Agency Friends)

Say what you will about the Charlie Sheen media juggernaut, but then get out of the way, because it’s unstoppable. It took @CharlieSheen just over 24 hours to reach the 1 million follower milestone. At the time he passed the mark, Sheen was gaining about 12,000 new followers per hour. Apparently, whether the vice is rocks of crack cocaine or tweeting, Sheen has, as he told 20/20, only one speed, one gear.
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Twitter reacts to John Galliano’s firing from Dior

Twitter erupted on Tuesday when the news of John Gailliano’s firing from Dior remarks made it’s way to the social media world.  The tweets were flying fast and furiously in every language imaginable, ranging from the expected humorous cracks to utter disgust with him and his “I love Hitler” anti-Semitic rant made public just days earlier.

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James Franco Joins Twitter – And Wants You to Know it’s Really Him!

James Franco has succumbed to the pressure of celebrity and joined Twitter. His rise to national acclaim with his recent film “127 Hours” and its slew of nominations was likely a big factor in his decision to finally sign up for Twitter – and he’s making it very clear that his account is the real deal.
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Another Twitter Death Hoax: “RIP Mick Jagger”

No, he’s not dead: but the trending topics on Twitter would have us think that legendary Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger had passed away. Wednesday morning, “RIP Mick Jagger” was a worldwide trending topic, giving many music-lovers a small heart attack when they logged in to today.
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9 Super Annoying Twitter Personality Types

Are you a Twitter robot? Or are you more the celebrity type? There are a few ways you can annoy your followers on Twitter, and we’ve got 9 of them here for you: if you find yourself nodding in agreement with any one of these personality types, you might want to rethink your tweeting strategy.

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How to Get Famous on Twitter

There may not be a guaranteed way to become successful on Twitter.  The folks behind the site are pretty good at limiting mass self-promotion and spam.  But we have taken a look at a few people who have achieved success through social media.  And we have created a list of common themes that shot these folks into Twitter stardom.  Read more

10 Awesome Celebrity Twitpics of 2010

A great way way to hook nonbelievers to Twitter is to teach them how to follow their favorite celebrities.  By the time your friends figure out that the celeb is not following back, they will have the hang of it – and they will accept Twitter into their daily lives. 
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