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Social Media Madness

The phenomenon of Twitter, Facebook and other social media is literally changing the way we live. Here are some of the stranger stories to emerge from the monster that is social media.

Social Media Goes Into the Potty


Bathroom readers of the world, rejoice! A new iPhone app is giving real-world poopers their own online community, allowing them to chat with each other, draw graffiti on a virtual stall and get updates on who's doing what, and where.More »

Hey, That's Me Naked on Facebook!

Hell hath no fury like a woman who catches you cyber-flirting. A Nebraska man says his girlfriend caught him flirting on Facebook. But rather than simply break up with him, she pretended nothing was wrong... then handcuffed him to the bed, snapped some photos and left him there. Sylvester Porchia, 28, said his now ex-girlfriend used his password... and began to post the compromising images on his own page, according to KETV.More »

Tweets From 1962

A Portland, Oregon woman has amassed thousands of followers on Twitter by posting tweets in the persona of Peggy Olson of the TV show "Mad Men," according to OregonLive.com.More »


Study Links Facebook to Lower Grades

If your kid's grades are slipping, there's a growing likelihood that the kid is spending too much time goofing around on Facebook.More »


Demi Moore Stops Suicide With a Tweet

More than 380,000 fans follow Demi Moore on Twitter, and one of them said she was "getting a knife, a big one that is sharp. Going to cut my arm down the whole arm so it doesn't waste time." Luckily, she wasn't ignored.More »


Twitter to Hire Celeb Schmoozer

If Britney Spears needs help micro-blogging, it's on the way. Twitter is hiring a VIP Concierge for its celebrity clientele.More »


Lindsay Twitters Her Breakup


You'd know Lindsay Lohan has called it quits with her girlfriend if you follow her on Twitter. Us Weekly quotes her tweeting to Samantha Ronson, "PLEASE leave me ALONE. and stop staying in the room below me, you've woken me and my mother up. go to bed. keep cheating u win."More »


Celeb. Twitter Lessons

The Frisky -- one of my favorite bloggers -- teaches case book studies from the social media school of hard knocks. Courtney Love shows us why we can't tweet while intoxicated (or at least a "drug induced psychosis).More »


Trooper Facebook Trouble


"Let someone, homeless or not, try and stab me" and Indianapolis trooper allegedly wrote on his Facebook page. "Not only will he fail, he'll probably end up shot." A WTHR 13 Investigates exposé recounts the trouper bragging about his drinking and lewd horseplay. "[I'm] a garbage man," he says of his work. "I pick up trash for a living.More »


I [Heart] Hitler

When a 2,000-member Facebook group mysteriously changed its name from "I [Heart] Jews" to "Hitler: Great Modern Man of History," members started warning of a monstrous bate-and-switch scheme by a hate group.More »


Do Stars Really Twitter?

50 Cent sends out a lot of Tweets, but is it really him. “He doesn’t actually use Twitter,” the rap star's Internet director tells the New York Times, “but the energy of it is all him.” But other celebs, like Shaquille O'Neal, boasting 430,000 followers, says, "If I am going to speak, it will come from me."More »

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