AllFacebook SocialTimes 10,000 Words MediaJobsDaily

Featured Accounts

Photoshopped, Uncredited Pictures Are Being Called Out On Twitter By @PicPedant

Fake, Photoshopped Pictures Are Being Called Out On Twitter By @PicPedant

With about a billion tweets sent every two days, it’s easy for a photo to go viral and be passed around the world in a matter of minutes. However, this speed of information is a double-edged sword – these photos are often unsourced or completely fake. So how do you know if what you’re passing around is really an adorable kitten, or just a great photoshop job? Ask @PicPendant.

Read more

Sponsored Post

Hands-On Social Media Training for Beginners

Social Media 101In our Social Media 101 boot camp, you'll determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on personal and professional goals. Starting May 13, you will learn the best practices for using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr, along with complete personal profiles on each site. Register today!

13 Animals With Twitter Accounts Worth Following

To the amusement of some and eye-rolling of others, animals and social media are a match made in puppy love heaven, with star pooches, rabbits, cats, and the like often racking up more followers and buzz than their human counterparts.

To wit: this infographic created by Peter Brown on behalf of Edgemere equestrian supplies shop, which takes a look at animals’ domination of social networks and why it’s happening.

Maybe there’s something we can actually learn from social media-active animals: keep your tweets short, to-the-point, and adorable.

Read more

Daily Beast Anoints Best Twitter Feeds Of 2013

The Daily Beast has released its BeastBest Awards, a selection of 82 websites and 95 Twitter feeds hand-picked by the editors.

Each winner includes a photo or sample tweet, description, and link. You can also sort by genre – news, politics, parody, style, books, entertainment, etc.

In short, it’s a major time-killer – in the best way.

Read more

There’s A Twitter Account For Everything, Including @TeaPuns

One outcome of the democracy that is Twitter is the existence of accounts like this one: @TeaPuns, whose followers are treated to just that – puns about all things tea, in addition to the occasional non-humorous, tea-related tidbit.

The account’s “name” is “‘Sup, Brew?” and is based on a Tumblr, bilbo-tea-baggins.tumblr.com.

Read more

@HonestToddler Voices The Inner Thoughts Of A Mischievous Child

If you’re a parent, you will flip for this Twitter account.

If you’re not, you will flip for this Twitter account – and decide to push back your child-rearing timeline by a few years.

@HonestToddler, a Twitter account-turned-book, illustrates the detailed daily inner thoughts of a toddler. And the results are pretty hilarious.

Read more

Controversial Question: What Should Be Done With This Twitter Account?

Just when you thought every great Twitter handle HAS to be taken, someone finds another one that you wish you’d thought of first.

And the folks who found THIS one are asking for your help, as they’re . . . controversial.

Read more

@HuffPoSpoilers Gives In To Huffington Post Click-Bait So You Don’t Have To

Alex Mizrahi, part-time community manager at Brooklyn cocktail bar Tooker Alley and recent freelance producer of the Shorty Awards, found a little something extra to occupy him in his spare time.

He created @HuffPoSpoilers, a hilarious Twitter account that “give[s] in to @HuffingtonPost click-bait so you don’t have to.”

Read more

Director Tweeting Crime Mystery Novella On Twitter

People share all kinds of interesting things on Twitter. don’t they? Here’s one to add to your list: Steven Soderbergh (he’s a director) is tweeting a novella as he writes it.

Tweeting a book is nothing new, of course. We told you about Jennifer Egan’s novel, Black Box, that was published one tweet at a time last year – and there have been others (in various forms).

But what’s different here is the story. It’s a delightful little ball of abstraction that will pull you in and (possibly) drown you. Yes, there’s murder involved. And swearing (you’ve been warned).

Read more

@80sDonDraper Reimagines Mad Men In The 80s, In 140 Characters

The Onion’s John McNamee scores a Twitter win this week, with the debut of @80sDonDraper, a hilarious send-up of Mad Men set in the 1980s.

It’s like @SeinfeldToday, but chronologically reversed (Modern Seinfeld reimagines Seinfeld if it were set today).

Read more

Novice News Anchor’s Swearing Slip-Up Creates Twitter Celebrity [VIDEO]

Have you heard of A.J. Clemente? If you haven’t yet, you will!¬†This novice news anchor is making a name for himself on Twitter and (now) on TV, but not because he’s an ace reporter.

His on-air debute as a news anchor included a swearing slip-up of epic proportions.

Read more

NEXT PAGE >>