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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


'El Chapo' Guzman's son said to have tweeted out his location

Technically Incorrect: The Mexican drug lord who escaped through a tunnel may have been compromised by his own flesh and blood. And technology.

By September 6, 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


Win this Fallout 4 Xbox One custom console from Bethesda

Bethesda announces sweepstakes for specially designed consoles themed around the RPG.

By August 30, 2015


GOP emoji: Because Trump's hair needs a kitten in it

There are many ways to watch a presidential debate -- the most amusing, of course, being with one eye affixed to Twitter, frantically refreshing, tweeting and retweeting. With emoji.

By August 6, 2015


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


JK Rowling's gloriously serene putdown of Serena Williams Twitter troll

Technically Incorrect: A man opines that Wimbledon champion Serena Williams looks like a man. The Harry Potter author decides to sock him. And tens of thousands approve.

By July 13, 2015


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