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.
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?
Comedy Central's nightly #HashtagWars game on Twitter reveals important information about the goings-on in our universe and beyond. Note: Matt Damon is from Mars, Ben Affleck is from Venus.
Fans vote for "geocache" to be added to the Official Scrabble Dictionary. Don't even try to get a double-word score for "twerking."
"Yeezus" has political ambitions, but he's not ready to run just yet. That hasn't stopped a "Kanye for president" bid for the highest office from kicking off on Twitter right away.
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.
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."
Technically Incorrect: It wouldn't be a momentous event unless there was a Google doodle.
Technically Incorrect: A British artist plugs his iPhone into a train power outlet. An officer of the law doesn't like that.
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.