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Authenticity of @ItsMorrissey questioned; Twitter verification scrutinized

http://twitter.com/#!/U2ThreeChords/status/467409890013888513 There was a lot of buzz after word got out that singer Morrissey had supposedly joined Twitter. http://twitter.com/#!/itsmorrissey/status/466688743936520194 And then it got confusing. Rolling Stone cited the former Smiths singer’s “quasi-official fan club site,” which published a quote attributed to Morrissey saying the @ItsMorrissey Twitter handle is “bogus.” However, at the time of this […]

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Shatner returns to Twitter; Tom Bergeron offers Trek-tastic possibility

http://twitter.com/#!/Lorijs1/status/443835836229238785 http://twitter.com/#!/Rosenberg196/status/443854634315440128 As Twitchy reported earlier, William Shatner announced that he was pulling the plug on his Twitter account, which was deleted soon after these tweets: Just five hours later, Shatner’s back: http://twitter.com/#!/WilliamShatner/status/443830023976284160 Now that was fast. “Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Funniest Videos” host Tom Bergeron found out a while ago that Shatner’s […]

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White House now citing GOP Twitter troll account for policy support

http://twitter.com/#!/Wittorical/status/430794168521469952 Forget all of the marketing and social media pros the tech-savvy White House has on staff. If you really want to understand the latest numbers from the Congressional Budget Office and the impact of Obamacare on jobs and the economy, just follow troll account @LOLGOP. At least that’s what the White House recommends, apparently. […]

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‘OMFG the pope is Catholic!’ Don’t miss most absurd Reuters headline ever

http://twitter.com/#!/brodigan/status/422736103204855808 What headline, pray tell? http://twitter.com/#!/lachlan/status/422735530032250880 No, seriously. That actually happened: http://twitter.com/#!/EWErickson/status/422734704581017600 Twitter users can’t help but gasp for breath at the utter absurdity. “In a nod to conservatives!” Actual beliefs? No, no. That is crazy talk! http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/422735981121269760 http://twitter.com/#!/hotairblog/status/422735664518397952 The righteous mockery is swift and sure. http://twitter.com/#!/Neal_Dewing/status/422737867626909696 http://twitter.com/#!/chuck_dizzle/status/422738494453084160 http://twitter.com/#!/LoganDobson/status/422737993141460992 http://twitter.com/#!/hale_razor/status/422738714968588288 http://twitter.com/#!/JGreenDC/status/422735698278354944 http://twitter.com/#!/seanagnew/status/422739346408497152 Snort. Someone better […]

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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter with a TWSS joke? See who is hardest hit

http://twitter.com/#!/HoekedOnPhonics/status/524191475819872257 Oh yes. She did. With a “that’s what she said” joke? #HereWeGo — Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) October 20, 2014 “@MonicaLewinsky: #HereWeGo” that's what she said… — Nono Bustamante (@bustanono) October 20, 2014 Oh dear. Ms. Lewinsky’s tweet has already been retweeted over 700 times and counting. Twitter users welcomed her as only they can. […]

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