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Rihanna tweets ‘#FreePalestine’ hashtag, then deletes it; Updated

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http://twitter.com/#!/JoeDavis913/status/489085847061291008 For better or worse, when Rihanna  tweets, people pay attention. She has 36.4 million Twitter followers, after all. Her #FreePalestine tweet this morning and subsequent deletion of that tweet is getting a lot of attention from supporters and critics alike: http://twitter.com/#!/AkhiJad/status/489092118225633280 http://twitter.com/#!/justjaveria/status/489086572491710464 http://twitter.com/#!/GwaanJonathan/status/489098318728155136 As Twitchy reported, Houston Rocket Dwight Howard tweeted and then deleted the #FreePalestine […]

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Are Google and YouTube poised to screw over indie recording artists?

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http://twitter.com/#!/JulianLennon/status/479054905164832768 YouTube is launching a new music video subscription service and artists who don’t agree to their terms may be left out in the cold. http://twitter.com/#!/viticci/status/479053312386686976 According to Billboard: http://twitter.com/#!/textfiles/status/479049689082634240 http://twitter.com/#!/JaedenStormes/status/479011371321806848 http://twitter.com/#!/JaedenStormes/status/479036020508213249 http://twitter.com/#!/DarnaaMusic/status/479117143926001664     Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/06/18/are-google-and-youtube-poised-to-screw-over-indie-recording-artists/

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‘Oh racists, look at you’: Bloomberg Politics yanks tweet after outcry [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/nbj914/status/524334156571213824 Well, maybe not quite the end … but this definitely isn’t Bloomberg Politics’ best day. If you give the news site the benefit of the doubt, they were only trying to link to a weekend story about White House chef Sam Kass. But it was the accompanying photo juxtaposition that made many tweeters take notice: […]

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‘Is that a rally or a wake?’ Udall, Hickenlooper host one last hurrah [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/kevinhcurran/status/529435918147801088 Or not: 15 mins till final @MarkUdall and @Hick2014 GOTV rally and the vibe is subdued. pic.twitter.com/rGc64DdEe6 — Kristen Wyatt (@APkristenwyatt) November 4, 2014 Dang. Udall's final rally. #caring pic.twitter.com/hm36Iex3mR — Levi Fox (@levithefox) November 4, 2014 Oh dear #cosen RT @APkristenwyatt: 15 mins till final @MarkUdall and @Hick2014 GOTV rally and the vibe […]

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Heh: Tina Brown’s ‘snow justice’ tweet inspires limousine lib flashback

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http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/418901853699452928 On Thursday, Twitchy told you about Tina Brown’s mock-worthy prog take on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “first inequality moment.” Here’s what the Daily Beast co-founder tweeted: https://twitter.com/TinaBrownLM/status/418876302423490560 Snow justice, snow peace! https://twitter.com/exjon/status/418898552748658688 https://twitter.com/JammieWF/status/418899021244022784 Twitter flashback: activate! https://twitter.com/Will_Antonin/status/418909339521277953 https://twitter.com/TinaBrownLM/statuses/320245463850835968 Maid for mockery. Someone should have told the mayor merely introducing a shovel-toting servant to […]

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hasn’t taken down ‘Kill Kendall Jones’ page?!?

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http://twitter.com/#!/JGreenDC/status/486945719258198016 This morning, Twitchy brought you the story of the “Kill Kendall Jones” Facebook page: Facebook has standards. And 19-year-old Kendall Jones’ hunting photos violate those standards, a spokesperson for the social network told Mashable … When Juneau Empire reporter Matt Woolbright spotted the “Kill Kendall Jones” Facebook page, he reported it as “harassment” and a “credible threat of violence.” But […]

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‘Being mysterious’: Why did Matt Drudge delete all but a single tweet? [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/TXTrendyChick/status/467857848609693697 Matt Drudge’s personal account (@DRUDGE) has been reduced to one tweet. Here it is: In this manic Digital Age… It's vital… To clear your mind… Constantly…— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) May 18, 2014 This is how his account appears:   http://twitter.com/#!/KristinaRibali/status/467852826316529664 http://twitter.com/#!/PlanetAardvark/status/468080052580941824 As per usual when Drudge makes an interesting move, curious minds wonder why. http://twitter.com/#!/BryanBiggs/status/467856832749244417 […]

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‘Eats popcorn’: Anonymous delights in violent Black Friday #WalmartFights

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Remember to submit your @Walmart fight videos, Vine, Youtube, whatever, to hashtag #WalmartFights. *eats popcorn* #BlackFriday — Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) November 29, 2013 https://twitter.com/YourAnonNews/status/406287149760135169 With over 1 million followers, @YourAnonNews reaches a significant number of Anonymous hacktivists, anti-capitalism cheerleaders and Walmart-deranged leftists. Black Friday mayhem? Anonymous is already chowing down on Black Friday popcorn, all while […]

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‘Hold me closer, tiny dancer’: Obama-Carney hug breaks new awkwardness mold [pics]

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That Carney-Obama hug made my whole day. #awkwardhugsftw #buhbye — Bethany Bowra (@BethanyBowra) May 30, 2014 Well, kids, it’s the end of an era. As Twitchy reported, Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary. Dan Pfeiffer is pretty upset about it, but nobody’s sadder than President Obama (he’s sadder than hell, dontcha […]

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