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Hillary Clinton Joins Twitter, Thanks Gay 'Texts from Hillary' Creators in First Tweet


Hillary Clinton joined Twitter today, unleashing an amazing profile upon the world:

Wife, mom, lawyer, women & kids advocate, FLOAR, FLOTUS, US Senator, SecState, author, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, TBD...

She also thanked gay "Texts from Hillary" creators Adam Smith and Stacy Lambe in her first tweet:

"Thanks for the inspiration @ASmith83 & @Sllambe - I'll take it from here... #tweetsfromhillary"


Geo-Tagging the Nation's Homophobia


A new site takes a look at hateful tweets and where they come from, charting them based on homophobia, racism, and disability. The above map is a graphic representation of the combined tweets using "Dyke", "Fag", "Homo", and "Queer". The reds represent greater intensity.

Looks like western Illinois is a hotbed of homophobia. At least on Twitter.

Celebrities Read Mean Tweets About Themselves for Jimmy Kimmel: VIDEO


Edition 4 of Jimmy Kimmel's amusing segment.


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Syrian Hackers Hijack E! Online's Twitter, Tweet News Item Claiming Justin Bieber is Gay


The Syrian Electronic Army took responsibility for hacking E! Online's Twitter account on Saturday and tweeting out a series of items which included news that Justin Bieber had come out, Mashable reports.

"Exclusive: Justin Bieber to E!online: I'm a gay" said the first tweet followed by "Angelina Jolie admits, in E! latest issue, that Jordan is to blame for the Syrian refugees' atrocious conditions"

The group responsible for the hack is aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and also took responsibility for hacking the AP last week, a hack which sent stock markets into a momentary plunge.

Stephen Colbert Forces Bill Clinton to Join Twitter: VIDEO


Former President Bill Clinton joined Stephen Colbert at Colbert's 'Galactic Initiative' last night to discuss his philanthropic work.

Said Clinton about why he run's the Clinton Global Initiative:

"It makes me happy. I think after the life I've been given by the American people, I think I'd be a slug if I didn't do it. I think I'm just doing what I should do and it makes me happy."

Later they discussed social networking, and Clinton admitted that it's not something he does much of, explaining that "When I became president there was no email. Then email was largely interoffice." Clinton said that what email did do was create the opportunity for it to be subpoenaed.

Clinton said that while he's on Facebook, he has never joined Twitter:

"I think I'm sort of insecure, like what if you tweet and nobody tweets back? There's nothing worse than a friendless tweeter. You're just wandering around in cyberspace."

So, Colbert told him that he had signed him up.



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NYC's Tweets, Visualized by Language: MAP


John Barratt, Ed Manley, James Cheshire, and Oliver O'Brien mapped nearly 9 million tweets, distinguishing each by language, to create this colorful map which paints a picture of New York City's lingual diversity.

The blue dots are Spanish, red is Portuguese, dark green is Japanese, yellow is Russian, pink is Korean, light green is French, lavender is Turkish, magenta is Arabic, and orange is Italian.

Click the image to enlarge, or head over here.

(via buzzfeed)


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