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Twit-plomacy: State Department hoping Putin will ‘live by the promise of the hashtag’

By Doug Powers  •  April 25, 2014 09:35 AM

Strategy

Lying liar Anthony Weiner’s underage girl problem

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 7, 2013 10:16 AM

Lying liar Anthony Weiner’s underage girl problem by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Touchy, touchy. Despite Team Anthony Weiner’s best efforts at political rehabilitation, there’s just no way to shore up his sorest scandal spot. As the New York Post reported this week, Weiner had a bit of a snit fit when a local […]

Dick Durbin: Are bloggers and tweeters entitled to constitutional protection?

By Doug Powers  •  May 26, 2013 05:53 PM

“21st century questions”

Twitter has a problem

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 30, 2012 09:09 AM

Get caught up: Twitter suspends another conservative account; Update: Chris Loesch free, flag-spam prog brigade still loose; Update: Loesch suspended again Twitter, you have a problem: An infestation of radical flag-spam abusers Dissent for me, but not for thee: liberals justify Twitter gulag for conservatives

“If I wanted America to fail” video goes viral, but Twitter suspends group’s account; Update: Account restored

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 23, 2012 08:34 PM

This weekend, a video produced by Free Market America went live on YouTube — and it is racking up nationwide hits. Deservedly so. The Earth Day-timed message is compelling and extremely relevant this campaign season. As the group writes: “The environmental agenda has been infected by extremism — it’s become an economic suicide pact. And […]

Twitter allows @killzimmerman account to spew death threats for four straight days

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 29, 2012 12:30 AM

We have the scoop at Twitchy.com. Unbelievable. Related: Spike Lee apologizes to elderly couple whose address he mistakenly tweeted to his followers because he thought it was George Zimmerman’s address. Is that enough?

#AskObama: Today’s Twitter Townhall

By Doug Powers  •  July 6, 2011 09:07 AM

**Written by Doug Powers As we speak, the teleprompter is being reprogrammed so that all evasive answers do not exceed 140 characters: Starting at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, President Obama will hold the first ever “Twitter Town Hall,” to discuss jobs and the economy. The president will be speaking, not tweeting, but his questions […]

How Tweet it is: Twitter and the bin Laden story

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 2, 2011 05:24 PM

Where were you last night when you first heard about Osama bin Laden’s death? If you were like me, you were on Twitter. The micro-blogging/social networking giant reports: “Last night saw the highest sustained rate of Tweets ever. From 10:45 – 2:20am ET, there was an average of 3,000 Tweets per second.” The graphic: From […]

Help Wanted: Twitter Seeks Tweeter to Help Company Cozy Up to the Government

By Doug Powers  •  June 8, 2010 02:26 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Twitter is looking to hire their first DC-based employee to act as a liason between Twitter and the government and political organizations. Since this ad is way over 140 characters in length, it looks as if they’ve already sold out to the government: How would entrepreneurial or trail-blazing experience help […]

Nancy Pelosi’s Tweets

By Doug Powers  •  June 4, 2010 01:03 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers House Speaker Pelosi joined Twitter about a week ago: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tweeted for the first time this weekend before the commencement ceremonies at Cornell University, where she addressed the graduating Class of 2010. Her Twitter page is here… …and it looks like she’s getting the hang of […]

Iran, Twitter, and freedom

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 18, 2009 06:51 AM

Ross Kaminsky, a recent convert to Twitter, has a nice overview for newcomers on the medium and its role in the Iranian uprising. Excerpt: The impact of Twitter on events in Iran has been noticed by our usually dictator-compliant State Department, which risked insulting the ayatollahs by contacting Twitter to request they postpone a scheduled […]

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