Jack Dorsey Denies Mailing Beard Shavings to Azealia Banks

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has denied one of the better rumors in recent memory: that he once mailed beard shavings to rapper/witch Azealia Banks so she could…
Tosten Burks / January 17, 2019

It Sounds Like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Really Mailed His Beard Hair to Azealia Banks

Vanity Fair's Nick Bilton dropped a parenthetical bombshell in his report today on how little Twitter's board of directors reportedly cares about CEO Jack Dorsey's public…
Tosten Burks / December 17, 2018

No, That’s Not Brian Eno on Twitter

On April 4, a Twitter account appeared claiming to be acclaimed musician Brian Eno. The account tweeted that he was Brian Eno, retweeted some other tweets about…
Maggie Serota / April 12, 2018

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
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