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‘Hashtag’ Is 2012’s Word of the Year
Hashtags may have originated on Twitter, but the popular internet shorthand has since spread to Facebook and even everyday speech. And now, "hashtag" has been declared the 2012 word of the year by the American Dialect Society. #waytogohashtag
The Best Manti Te’o Jokes on Twitter
Have you been on Twitter lately? It's really just a repository for Manti Te'o jokes. Ever since it was revealed yesterday that Te'o's story about his perfect girlfriend dying of cancer was a big fat sham (for the full story, this is a good source), the only purpose anybody has to go on Twitter right…
‘Les Mis’ Fans Freak Out on Twitter Over Oscar Noms
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Hey, did you hear about the Oscar nominations? We're guessing Ben Affleck isn't the only one crying -- hordes of musical theater fans are losing it too. Who would have thought that people whose idea of entertainment is to be whipped into an emotional frenzy through overwrought…
Taylor Swift Becomes Twitter Death Hoax Victim
Taylor Swift is not dead. The 22-year-old songstress joins a not-so-illustrious group that includes country superstars like Reba McEntire and Garth Brooks, in that she is the latest victim of an online death hoax. Recently, all three of these acts have made membership in a group that no one would wa…
I Don’t Get Pinterest [Poll]
As the Digital Managing Editor it's my job to understand and interpret trends in social media. Lately I've been spending time trying to understand the hot new social media site Pinterest, and I'll be totally honest: I just don't get it.
Information Overload – Do You Miss The Good Old Days?
I live for technology. No matter where I am or what I'm doing I always have my iPhone, a laptop, and an always-on internet connection. From the moment I wake up to the last minute before I go to sleep at night, I'm connected in some way to the internet.
I think, more often than not, you are…

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