Graffiti shows how to bypass Turkey’s Twitter block

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http://twitter.com/#!/brigode/status/447106855681011712 As Twitchy reported, Twitter has been blocked in most of Turkey just a few days before a crucial election. Current Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will “eliminate” Twitter and other social media sites to protect Turkish citizens and preserve their privacy. The Turkish have found workarounds, though, such as simply changing their DNS […]

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He Was Violently Caught In An Industrial Machine, But Somehow Finds A Way To Survive

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Some people in the world are fortunate enough to avoid working at a strenuous job. No job is perfect. However, those that end up sitting at desks with comfy chairs (or at least standing desks) can consider themselves lucky. Dangerous work and operating heavy machinery isn’t most people’s definition of fun. […]

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Twitter’s response to ‘block’ dustup hammers home suckitude of Obamacare website

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/411376878587772928 As Twitchy reported, yesterday, Twitter made changes to its “block” function. But complaints from users quickly prompted the social media site to reverse its decision, and relative order was restored. So, how come a ginormous site that handles millions of users simultaneously every single day was able to make major changes without stranding users, […]

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Love! Move over Perrying, Exjoning is ‘sweeping the nation’ [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/john_alvarado_1/status/503073107394166784 Why? As fans of Ricochet’s Jon Gabriel (@ExJon) know, this is his Twitter profile picture. And then this happened: http://twitter.com/#!/JRoAZ/status/503077995708694528 Good question, but Twitter is now making up for lost time. http://twitter.com/#!/FingersMalloy/status/502982254768189440 And so it begins … http://twitter.com/#!/SuperAndrea/status/503199896946876417 No hair combing necessary. All that’s needed is a good dose of humor. Move over, #Perrying, […]

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Magnitude-5.1 L.A.-area earthquake a boon for Twitter photographers … and comedians

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http://twitter.com/#!/ArianaGrande/status/449767209795977216 Yep, Southern California had “another eaAaaarrrthquake” late last night. There have been no fatalities or major injuries reported as yet, and hopefully that won’t change in the morning.  There were, however, lots of photos of quake damage posted to Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/llamalife/status/449857789217628162 http://twitter.com/#!/Ursgautham/status/449851936561299456 http://twitter.com/#!/twerkinluke/status/449845684057812992 http://twitter.com/#!/RickSforza/status/449776631528189954 http://twitter.com/#!/Nicky_Fagnano/status/449856201614843904 Then there were photos of “devastation” posted by jokers such as these: http://twitter.com/#!/laura_nelson/status/449768012636119040 http://twitter.com/#!/mattnotis/status/449845741138096128 Read […]

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Twitter’s reaction to World Cup broken down into three types

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http://twitter.com/#!/World_Wide_Wob/status/477189142745337857 Even in the United States, Twitter’s top trending topics are dominated today by talk of the World Cup. Is it true that the trend is made of three types of people? If so, it looks like the people who hate people who pretend to like soccer are keeping things trending. http://twitter.com/#!/meng_will/status/477204220190269440 Let’s check with […]

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New York Times checks in on a more talkative Chelsea Clinton as her parents ‘take a political break’

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Another post on Chelsea Clinton? We apologize in advance, but we’re still not as bad as The Hill when it comes to saturation coverage of the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ResistancePresident Hillary Clinton, who, according to the New York Times, are “taking a political break.” Taking a political break that’s […]

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‘100 retweets and I’ll shoot someone walking’: Man arrested for threat

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http://twitter.com/#!/JulieSone/status/444215261613146112 ABC Los Angeles reports that police have arrested a 20-year-old man who threatened to shoot a pedestrian if he received enough retweets. http://twitter.com/#!/JulieSone/status/444226487881711616 Here’s the photo Mcanuff posted that led to his arrest. Twitter has since suspended his account, @StillDMC. http://twitter.com/#!/JulieSone/status/444253681521672192 http://twitter.com/#!/jtrier1/status/444263769288749056 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/13/100-retweets-and-ill-shoot-someone-walking-man-arrested-for-twitter-threat/

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‘Seinfeld’ star Wayne Knight killed off by Twitter death hoax

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http://twitter.com/#!/SFCelebWatch/status/445249413728829440 Wayne Knight, best known for his role as Newman on “Seinfeld,” is not dead. But you wouldn’t know that from reading tweets Sunday morning. http://twitter.com/#!/IgboPrinceKachi/status/445249316954046464 http://twitter.com/#!/TyrieBMTV/status/445248970218958848 Sheesh. http://twitter.com/#!/krockjosh/status/445246620700274688 http://twitter.com/#!/MaxHeadblog/status/445247660434673664 http://twitter.com/#!/LookRight22/status/445248809535152128 No he’s not. http://twitter.com/#!/crimsong19/status/445248267384012801 Knight confirmed that he is still among the living. http://twitter.com/#!/iWayneKnight/status/445243474539839488 http://twitter.com/#!/zbruhn/status/445252417869733888 http://twitter.com/#!/Ognawk/status/445250575832461312 Yep. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/03/16/does-someone-have-to-die-to-trend-seinfeld-star-wayne-knight-killed-off-by-twitter-death-hoax/

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