Social Media

Emma Roberts & James Franco in “Palo Alto” (credit: Tribeca Film)

Franco’s Underage Hook-up Plays Close To Movie Plot

Truth? Rumor mill running amok?

Alice@97.3–04/03/2014

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Twitter Knows When You Have A Hangover, Feel Sad

Is Friday really the happiest day of the week? Not according to your tweets. Twitter tracked comments from users and charted the frequency of different phrases to try and determine when we heel certain emotions.

Alice@97.3–03/11/2014

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Justin Bieber Posts Suggestive Illustration On Instagram

Just days after Justin Bieber made headlines for his visit to the Anne Frank House, and writing in the guest book that “hopefully she would have been a Belieber,” the Biebs is at it again. […]

04/18/2013

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CNN’s Bombing Coverage Becomes Source Of Social Media Mockery

Social media erupted with phony headlines mocking CNN Wednesday after the network reported an arrest in the Boston Marathon blasts only to quickly backtrack.

04/17/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Is Lady Gaga Faking It On Twitter?

The actual value of public Twitter followers has been turned on its head by a British company called Status Poeple who aim to reveal how real or fake any account’s following is.

08/29/2012

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Who’s Swaggy Now, Bieber?

Klout shows Bieber to be highly influential about music, celebrities, family — as well as prostitution, the holocaust and the Japanese Adult Video Awards.

08/17/2012

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Facebook or Foolin’ Around: What Do Women ‘Like’ More?

Earlier this month, a survey depressed people everywhere with their findings: women like playing online games more than having sex. This week, another organization released another survey: American women said that they much prefer showering, […]

07/27/2011

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Google+ vs. Facebook: What Will Surprise You

I’m an early-adopter, so I tend to dive into new gadgets, technology, and web trends almost immediately. New doesn’t always mean great, so I’ve spent time I’ll never get back on things that I’ve followed […]

07/14/2011

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg De-Friended 6 Million Times

6 million people deleted their Facebook accounts in the last month, dropping the number of continuously active users from 155.2 million to 149.4 million. “America’s Hat” to the north (Canada) lost 1.52 million users. Is […]

06/15/2011

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