Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

Related News: ESPN Recruiting Analyst Accidentally Tweets PornHub Video

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Earlier today ESPN recruiting analyst Gerry Hamilton attempted to update the Twittersphere on ESPN’s 29th ranked recruit in the country, Roquan Smith. With signing day exactly two weeks from today, it’s getting hot and heavy on the recruiting trail and Hamilton wanted to let us all know that Smith had scheduled an official visit for January 30th at Texas A&M. Smith had already visited Georgia and Michigan. He helpfully hashtagged #gigem after his report and then attempted to link Hamilton’s highlight video.

Only, he posted the wrong link.

Source: Fox Sports

Related News: Feds warn current, former military personnel about social media accounts

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Feds warn current, former military personnel about social media accounts.

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security fear the terrorist group ISIS is using Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to target members of the U.S. military.

The federal government is urging members of the military, veterans and their families to be careful what they post on their accounts.

Source: WSFA

Related News: When tweeting from the beat goes bad

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. AL.com published an article titled When tweeting from the beat goes bad.

In April, when the New York Police Department asked its Twitter followers to post pictures of themselves with New York police officers, it seemed like a cool idea.

Except social media users responded by posting the most controversial pictures of New York police officers that they could find.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Twitter to roll out ‘mute’ feature

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. CNN published an article titled Twitter to roll out ‘mute’ feature.

You know that friend who has an opinion or a joke about everything? Sure, they’re entertaining, but sometimes you wish you could get them to shut up.

Now on Twitter, you can.

Twitter is rolling out a “mute” feature that will let you silence certain users in your feed. Once you’ve muted them, their tweets and retweets will no longer be visible in your timeline, and you won’t receive their push or SMS notifications, although @ replies and mentions will still appear.

Source: CNN

Related News: Is Twitter making you STUPID? Social networking sites are making it hard for people to think for themselves

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Mail Online published an article titled Is Twitter making you STUPID? Social networking sites are making it hard for people to think for themselves.

They have become a quick and easy way of learning about everything from world affairs to the affairs of friends.

But Twitter and Facebook may be eroding our ability to think.

Researchers believe speed, volume and ease with which information is shared through social networking sites may be making it more difficult for us to think analytically.

Source: Mail Online

Related News: #Bloodycyclists Twitter post driver Emma Way guilty

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. BBC News published an article titled #Bloodycyclists Twitter post driver Emma Way guilty.

A woman who posted a message on Twitter about knocking a cyclist off his bike has been found guilty of two charges related to the incident.

Emma Way, 22, clipped cyclist Toby Hockley with her car in Norfolk in May.

She then tweeted: “Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier. I have right of way – he doesn’t even pay road tax! #Bloodycyclists.”

Norwich magistrates convicted her of failing to stop after an accident and failing to report it, which she denied.

Way, of Watton, was acquitted of driving without due care and attention.

She was ordered to pay a £337 fine, £300 in costs and was given seven points on her licence.

Source: BBC News