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Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets From Twitter Trolls

If you want to be mean to someone anonymously, there are lots of ways to do this online, but few provide assurances that your target will actually see what you’ve said about them. So you risk wasting that nasty little witticism . . . unless the person is on Twitter, that is.

One can be fairly certain an @mention will be seen on Twitter – and appropriately sting (just like a passive-agressive blog comment)!

And yes, even when you’re tweeting to celebrities, they see them. Well, THESE celebrities do, at least.

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Why Are Western Celebrities On Sina Weibo Instead Of Twitter?

Have you seen Iron Man 3 yet?

It opened in North America on May 3. But Robert Downey Jr. fans in China got to see the blockbuster film starting May 1.

Indeed, Hollywood has been making a major play for the Chinese market. According to a recent report by the Motion Picture Association of America, China is now the second-largest box office market in the world. Not only that – last year, more than half of the country’s box office profit was from foreign (read: American) films.

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Demi Lovato Unlocks Her Latest Tracks Based On The Number Of Tweets Each Amasses

Singer Demi Lovato’s millions of fans flocked to Twitter yesterday to declare their love for her – or, more specifically, her latest tracks.

The singer’s fourth studio album, Demi, isn’t set to drop until May 14.

But the singer challenged fans to unlock each song early online by tweeting its title as a hashtag, releasing each single on her website LovaticsSpeedUpTime.com after a certain amount of crowd-sourced excitement.

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Warren Buffet Joins Twitter, Gets Immediately Verified After One Tweet

Apparently all you need to do to get verified on Twitter is be Warren Buffet.

The influential Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway joined Twitter yesterday afternoon, sent out a single tweet, and already has the coveted blue check mark next to his Twitter handle.

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Official Vs. Fake Twitter Accounts Of The Famous [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you follow @michaeljordan before Twitter suspended the account in March 2010?

What about @KimJongNumberUn? Or @Bristol_Palin, before the account holder was forced to rename herself to Palin Fan Number 1? @WillyFerrel? @NotTinaFey?

The Shorty Awards, the Oscars of social media, has released an infographic using data from Unmetric to compare celebrities’ authentic Twitter account with their (sometimes hundreds of) fake accounts.

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Iconic Author Joyce Carol Oates Equates Writing Tweets With Composing Poetry

In an interview with the Seattle Times, iconic American author Joyce Carol Oates had much to say about Twitter.

Despite her advanced age and her line of work – publishing books – Oates is a prolific tweeter with almost 34,000 followers.

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Calling All Aspiring Actors: Twitter Is Your New Key To Stardom

We’ve written at length here on AllTwitter about Twitter’s inextricable link to the entertainment industry.

Celebrities, TV viewers, and Hollywood executives flock to Twitter to share everything from early release movie reviews to insider intel – and now, apparently, Hollywood studios are even using Twitter for casting.

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Rihanna, Jay-Z, Prince Dominate Twitter Social TV Conversation During GRAMMYs [STATS]

Last night’s GRAMMY awards gathered together the stars of music from around the world, and fans took to Twitter en masse to chat about the evening’s winners and losers, once again illustrating the micro-blogging network’s growing importance as a social television platform.

Some 13.2 million tweets were sent during the East Coast airing of the show, which peaked when Jay-Z accept his award for Best Rap Collaboration.

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Selena Gomez, Simon Cowell, Bryan Cranston And Others Read Mean Tweets About Themselves [VIDEO]

In case you missed it, Jimmy Kimmel Live has a new 11.35pm timeslot and, as he takes on late night veterans Jay Leno and David Letterman, Kimmel has been doing the full court publicity press this week, with big celebrity appearances by Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Gosling and others on his show.

Last night, Kimmel introduced the third take on his popular “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” feature, which first debuted last year. In this edition, Selena Gomez, Larry King, Dr. Phil, Simon Cowell, Tom Arnold and other famous folk read one particularly offensive message that’s been sent to (or about) them on Twitter, with hilarious results.

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Twitter Comedienne Jenny Johnson On Chris Brown, Tweeting About Her Husband And Her TV Pilot

The name “Jenny Johnson” reached near-household status last year thanks to the comedienne’s very public Twitter spat with Chris Brown.

Glamour magazine spoke to Johnson and got some intriguing insights about what went down with Brown, and more.

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