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Ellen Degeneres’ Oscars selfie gets ‘Simpsonized’

A YELLOW SELFIE Simpsons creator Matt Groening gave his own version of the Oscars selfie with Bart partially hidden and Homer being kicked to keep out of the photo. Screengrab from The Simpsons Twitter account

An epic selfie may crash Twitter, but it cannot escape the Simpson treatment.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

#LetItGo: Netizens on LSS after ‘Frozen’ hit song wins Oscars

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Filipino netizens seemed to be suffering from a “last song syndrome” (LSS) on Twitter, belting (or tweeting) out lyrics of the hit song “Let it go” from the Disney animated film “Frozen.”

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Ellen Degeneres routs Barack Obama on Twitter

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Ellen Degeneres’ star-studded selfie at the 2014 Academy Awards just became the most retweeted photo on Twitter, beating that of US President Barack Obama’s photo when he won for a second term in 2012.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

On Twitter, a peanut gallery mocks the Oscars

In this March 5, 2010 file photo, an Oscar statue stands on the red carpet outside the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The 85th annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. AP/Amy Sancetta

You can simply tune into the Oscars. Or you can watch them with the peanut gallery on Twitter. While Hollywood parades in tuxedos and gowns, grandly celebrating itself, a freewheeling cacophony of quips and sarcasm — something like a digital, million-times multiplied version of those balcony Muppet onlookers, Statler and Waldorf — will provide a welcome and riotous counter-narrative to the pomp.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Judges, journalists clash over courtroom tweets

Twitter is increasingly putting reporters on a collision course with judges, who fear it could threaten a defendant’s right to a fair trial.

Posted: April 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Oscars: Angelina leg, J Lo’s nipple take to Twitter

Actress Angelina Jolie arrives to present the Oscar for Adapted Screen Play onstage at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. ROBYN BECK / AFP PHOTO

Angelina Jolie’s right leg and Jennifer Lopez’s left nipple took to Twitter after being exposed at the 84th Academy Awards, and unsurprisingly were generating strong online interest Monday.

Posted: February 28th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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