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Kanye West Just Took Shots at Nike on Twitter

Kanye West just reactivated his Twitter to take a shot at one of Nike's upcoming sneaker releases. Posting an image of the M2K Monarch sneaker, Kanye West wrote “YEEZY 700 VIBES.” The M2K Monarch sneaker is an evolved version of the cult favorite Nike Air Monarch, which has a following …

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The Twitter Account for Telling Us Which NBA Team Is “FULL FILTH RAT”

I am pleased to report that once again my membership in Slate sports Slack has paid dividends, because this week one of my colleagues introduced us to a Twitter account called @isjanosnba—and guys, Janos is big-time Good on the Internet. As far as I can tell, he's this guy (note: …

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Man’s attempt to shame woman for her grammar backfires on Twitter

A man's attempt to shame a woman for the grammar in her Tinder profile completely backfired when Twitter users pointed out that he hadn't understood the joke. Jake Cartwright posted a screengrab on Twitter of Nicola Hawkins' Tinder profile which read: “Talents include: Binge drinking. Knowing the … Read More

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After Zuckerberg hearings, Congress broadens focus to Google, Twitter

But the social network is far from the only tech company that has tons of personal information on people all over the world. Google, for example, stores information on you based on things like your search history, Gmail account and Google Maps queries. Both Google and Twitter are ad-based as …

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Twitter reacts to Zenani Mandela-Dlamini

Twitter is in awe of Zenani Mandela-Dlamini's damning speech at her mother Winnie's funeral service in Orlando‚ Soweto. Mandela-Dlamini reminded the crowd of the treatment that her mother Madikizela-Mandela was subjected to throughout her life. She said many who are mourning her today have … Read More

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Twitter helps push the boundaries of storytelling

While Twitter is mostly synonymous with cat memes, reaction gifs and the odd declaration of war, there are many using its bite-sized constraints to create more substantial fare; sharp, shortform stories that would be impossible in any other medium, and on Twitter have formed an entire culture. Last year … Read …

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‘Simpsons’ show runner responds to controversy on Twitter and…ugh.

In the week that followed "No Good Read Goes Unpunished," Jean retweeted several articles standing by The Simpsons and Apu as a character, as well as multiple South Asian Twitter users expressing that they were never offended by the character. It reads as somewhat passive aggressive (including … Read More

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People Have Had Enough Of Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Grumpiness On Twitter

The worlds of science and pop culture don't often collide (at least in our nonfictional realm), but that hasn't kept noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson from achieving bona fide celebrity thanks to his witty approaches to science and its practical applications. But recently, deGrasse Tyson's online … Read More

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Kanye West returns to Twitter for first time in almost a year and deletes his old tweets

Kanye, 40, reactivated his Twitter account on Friday, appearing on the platform for the first time in nearly a year after he deactivated it last May. The Grammy Award-winning artist was gradually removing tweets from the site – as of late Friday evening, only one tweet remained on his central …

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Kanye West Has Reactivated His Twitter Account

Kanye West just keeps getting more cryptic when it comes to social media. The hip hop mogul has reactivated his Twitter, but still no new tweets. His myriad of thoughts put on the platform before deactivating it in May 2017 are slowly being deleted from the account, but it's unclear …