Lin-Manuel Miranda Leads Twitter Tirade Against Trump

Lin-Manuel Miranda is pretty sure he knows President Trump’s future residence. Clue: it’s somewhere hot. “You’re going to straight to hell,” the creator of the hit Broadway show, Hamilton, tweeted to President Trump. “…no long lines for you. Someone will say, ‘right this way, sir.’” Miranda’s Twitter rebuke came on … Read More

How Twitter Shapes Public Opinion

Twitter may be a lair of narcissists and trolls, but it’s become something of a bellwether, for better or for worse. The question is, how? Researchers in China investigated the question in a study published in the awesomely-named Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science. Basically, the researchers harvested a … Read More

Your Distressing Post-Breakup Social Media Behaviour

Problem You’ve just broken up and you’re committed to making this as clean a break as possible. Reality Social media is about to ruin your plans in a big, big way. Method A study published in Information, Communication, and Society surveyed hundreds of young people accustomed to ‘electronic surveillance’ (their … Read More

The $50,000 Twitter Name Theft, and More

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username – The Next Web I had a rare Twitter username, @N. Yep, just one letter. I’ve been offered as much as $50,000 for it. People have tried to steal it. Password reset instructions are a regular sight in my email inbox. As of … Read More

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