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Twitter Suspends Accounts of Music Sites Over BET Awards Video

Twitter has suspended the accounts of a handful of popular music and culture sites, at least two of which were targeted because of unauthorized video clips from this weekend's BET Awards.
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2017

David Crosby Trolls Chance the Rapper in New Twitter Ad

Is Twitter struggling enough that it actually needs ads? Or is it just throwing money at a bit of good, clean fun? You decide, viewer: Twitter…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 19, 2017

When Exactly Did Kenny G Turn Himself Into a Meme?

Over the last few months an important transformation has taken place on social media: Sexy saxman and notorious musical necrophile Kenny G has gotten extremely good…
Rob Arcand / March 15, 2017

James Blunt Is Great at Twitter, So We Asked Him About It

Tuesday afternoon, I sat down with British singer-songwriter James Blunt, an affable fellow with a Twitter streak so vicious Atlantic Records asked him to log off and stop terrorizing the fans.
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2017

Please Enjoy David Crosby’s 5-Word Burn of Fleet Foxes

If you're not checking David Crosby's Twitter every day, I'm not sure how you're getting through these bleak times. Today--just a couple days after firing off an excellent…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 9, 2017

Goodbye Vine, Hello “Vine Camera”

The announcement of Vine's shuttering came in late October: Fans and users of the app spent a week or more in mourning, sharing their favorite pieces…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 5, 2017

Who Is Deadmau5: A Primer for Kanye West

After being called out by masked EDM producer Deadmau5 for allegedly illegally torrenting music and editing software, Kanye West had some questions. Even though the…
James Grebey / March 2, 2016

David Byrne Has a Theory About Why People Support Donald Trump

Former Talking Head David Byrne has some thoughts about the social media ouroboros that fuels supporters of day-old cream puff pastry and ostensible presidential candidate Donald Trump. In a…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2016

Three People Are Homeless After Chief Keef Tells Twitter Followers to Vandalize Their House

Rapper Chief Keef uses his Twitter account almost exclusively to tweet about playing Xbox, but late last month he directed his 1.1 million followers to…
James Grebey / February 5, 2016

Katy Perry’s Dog Peed on Her

When ur dreaming that ur running through a field of fresh honeysuckle & you wake up to realize it was just ur dog peeing…
James Grebey / February 3, 2016

Kim Kardashian Polled Twitter for the Name of Kanye West’s Album and ‘Waves’ Came in Last

Update: The polls have closed, and the people have spoken. And what they said was, "Waves is the worst of these three possibly album titles by a…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

@taylorswift13 Is the Third Most-Followed Person on Twitter — What Happened to @taylorswift-s 1 Through 12?

Taylor Swift became the third-most followed person on Twitter yesterday, surging past fourth-place nobodies like Barack Obama. With 70 million followers, @taylorswift13 is second only…
James Grebey / January 27, 2016

James Blunt’s Record Label Asks Him to Stop Feeding Twitter Trolls

It's the number one rule of the Internet: Don't feed the trolls. (Or maybe it's the number two rule, after "never read the comments.") In…
James Grebey / December 3, 2014

Twitter Tries to Do Music Again With a New ‘Buy’ Button

After its ill-fated foray into music last year, Twitter is coming back swinging with an in-app "Buy" button that will allows iPhone and Android users…
Brennan Carley / September 8, 2014
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