Stephen Colbert beat out Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, @alqaeda and @ShitMyDadSays for the most-retweeted tweet of the year:
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The link goes to Comedy Central’s “Address the Mess” series.
Colbert’s tweet got over 44,000 retweets. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone presented the award Read More
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show — an enormous, loud and lavish no-holds-barred explosion of sex and skin, wholly and unapologetically resplendent, soaked in excess, overflowing with sequins, feathers, technicolor stripes and oceans of fuchsia-tangerine blast-lighting — took place last night at the 69th Regiment Armory last night.
“Welcome to Club Victoria,” a voice echoed over Read More
Yesterday, Katie Couric interviewed Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for her Web show @KatieCouric. Along the way, Ms. Couric described herself as a Twitter neophyte, who never felt entirely comfortable in the medium. “I can tell you it’s not a good idea to Tweet after a few glasses of wine,” said Ms. Couric.
Did Mr. Stone Read More
All of the city’s young digerati will be Twittering about Internet Week New York starting Monday, June 1. Expect everyone from your regular Googlers and Facebookers to College Humor’s Jake & Amir, AOL’s newly minted executive Tim Armstrong, Barry Diller, Digg’s Kevin Rose and even Al Gore out on the town. Read More
Early last month, John Hodgman, the bulbous-headed, bookish comedy writer who plays the PC in a popular series of Apple commercials, was at The Daily Show offices introducing the program’s producer, Miles Kahn, to Twitter: the “microblogging” platform that in 2008 became the latest social networking craze for geeks, writers, celebrities and media types. Read More