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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014


Twitter quietly tests 'share' replacement for 'retweet'

Several users were unhappy to find their "retweet" button replaced with an option to "share" tweets. So, was this just another experiment or a sign of things to come?

By March 27, 2014


Geocache beats out retweet, cosplay as new Scrabble word

Fans vote for "geocache" to be added to the Official Scrabble Dictionary. Don't even try to get a double-word score for "twerking."

By May 23, 2014


Bookmark your favorite things on Twitter with Twitter Bookmarks

Cut out clutter and get shortcuts to the things you want to see on Twitter with this iOS app.

By September 3, 2015


High schooler does deal to trade finals for 15,000 retweets

A Texas high school student agrees with his art teacher that if he can get 15,000 retweets, his whole class can skip their final exams. The school is not impressed.

By May 11, 2014


Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."

By April 10, 2014


Texas man and his dogs go after Ellen's selfie retweet record

Terry Shipman enlisted his two little dogs for a selfie that has become a viral retweet hit aiming for a hard-to-crack record.

By March 5, 2014


DeGeneres' Oscar selfie tweet captures retweet crown

A star-studded tweet by the Oscars host quickly blows past President Obama's re-election tweet from 2012.

By March 2, 2014


Right on, Cue: Apple tweets Swift, will pay artists during Apple Music free trial

Apple exec Eddy Cue responds to Taylor Swift to say, yes, actually, musicians will get their due after all.

By June 21, 2015


In ads for its new music service, Apple tries to sound different

Technically Incorrect: Having presented Apple Music and its Beats 1 radio station, the company must now begin the harder task of selling the subscription-streaming service.

By June 9, 2015