What do when you’re being harassed on Twitter

August 7, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable If Twitter has one major headache that never seems to go away, it’s trolls. But things might now be starting to look up. The company, once content to do almost nothing to address harassment on its platform, has taken a new approach in recent months with a string of updates meant to crack down on abuse and hate. SEE ALSO: Twitter is testing a subscription service but…

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42 of the greatest Liam Gallagher tweets of all time

August 6, 2017

Liam Gallagher's Twitter feed is a strange, wonderful place.Image: Maja Smiejkowska/REX/Shutterstock If you ever find yourself with a bit of time to kill, Liam Gallagher’s Twitter feed is a brilliant place to do it. You never know what you’ll find. It could be a cheerful snatch of song lyrics, an angry diatribe aimed at the press or the music industry or humankind in general, or more likely than any of…

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Just so you know, Chrissy Teigen is definitely, totally, 100% over your novelty Instagram food

August 5, 2017

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 26: Actor Chrissy Teigen attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Image: Getty Images Chrissy Teigen is sitting on a plush chair, in a pea green room, in a brightly lit suite at the Gramercy Park Hotel, overlooking lower Manhattan. The room’s adorned with oversized hamburger pillows, french fry blankets, and…

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This newly married couple’s entire relationship is chronicled on a Twitter thread

July 27, 2017

Forget romance novels, Twitter is the new way to get your love story fix. A newly married couple in Utah documented all the highlights of their courtship in one convenient Twitter thread, and showed just how romantic the social media platform could be. Zoe Prina first posted about her future husband eight months ago. She informed her followers that the cute guy who sold her an iPhone has been her…

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Congrats to verified Twitter users. You will no longer have to spend your life alone.

July 26, 2017

Will you find love among the Twitterati?Image: Loveflutter Are you a verified Twitter user? Congrats, there is now a new way to find love among your fellow VIPs. BLUE is a new premium version of the existing dating app Loveflutter, and it promises to let you into an exclusive world full of celebrities and other Twitter blue tick holders. That is, if you’re verified yourself. This may either sound amazing…

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Leslie Jones’ piping hot ‘Game of Thrones’ takes make the show

July 26, 2017

Image: mashable composite/shutterstock/hbo Game of Thrones has become the kind of show that necessitates a second-screen viewing experience, and Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones’ Twitter is the perfect place for it. Jones’ live-tweeted Season 7, episode 2 “Stormborn,” and it was a gift. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones’ gave fans of Missandei and Grey Worm something to love tonight Jones’ tweets alone are gold, but most of the Game of…

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Twitter is still full of trolls but says it’s getting better at tamping down abuse

July 21, 2017

Image: mashable It’s been more than six months since Twitter decided it should finally start taking its troll problem seriously. The good news: Twitter says its many updates to address abuse and improve its reporting process are working. The service is now “taking action on” 10 times more abusive accounts, compared with this time last year, according to new stats released today. SEE ALSO: Why celebrities leave Twitter The bad…

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James Blunt’s tweet about Ed Sheeran’s ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo is classic James Blunt

July 20, 2017

James Blunt clearly has Ed Sheeran's back.Image: JONATHAN DI MAGGIO/EPA/REX/Shutterstock/hbo/mashable composite Ed Sheeran may be being trolled by an army of Game of Thrones fans after his cameo on the show, but that doesn’t mean he’s without his allies. Powerful allies, too. SEE ALSO: 69 times James Blunt was laugh-out-loud funny on Twitter On Tuesday night, Sheeran’s friend and fellow musician James Blunt came to the rescue on Twitter.

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Internet darling Ed Sheeran says he didn’t delete his Twitter because of ‘Game of Thrones’

July 20, 2017

Many internet denizens weren’t so pleased with Ed Sheeran’s musical cameo in Game of Thrones so much so that when he deleted his Twitter account the next day, people assumed he’d been driven away by critics. But Ed Sheeran says that is not the case. In fact, Ed Sheeran is pleased with his Game of Thrones performance, and no one can take that away from him. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran…

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Just kiddingEd Sheeran is back on Twitter

July 20, 2017

Ed, what is happening?Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images That didn’t take long. Less than one day after deleting his Twitter, Ed Sheeran just can’t seem to stay away. Everyone suspected that his departure from the social network was caused by an insane amount of hate he got for his weird Game of Thrones cameo. Exhibit A, B, and C. Game of Thrones first episode was great but that Ed Sheeran cameo…

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Does Ed Sheeran really need Twitter anyways?

July 19, 2017

Image: Mark Sagliocco/FilmMagic Two Grammy awards. An album that went double platinum. An unparalleled number of weeks at the number one spot on the charts, not to mention the biggest opening week for a solo male artist in the U.K. Why does Ed Sheeran’s Twitter account matter again? The insanely successful English singer-songwriter deleted his Twitter on Monday, presumably following mixed reaction to his cameo in Sunday night’s Game of…

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Millie Bobby Brown created a Twitter account aimed at ending hate and it is the most pure thing

July 18, 2017

Millie is spreading the love.Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images For Netflix If social media has you feeling like the world really sucks lately, one young star may be a ray of light in the all the darkness. SEE ALSO: Turns out we’ll get to see ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 sooner than expected Actress and too-pure-for-this-world soul, Millie Bobby Brown, tweeted today that she has created a new account to “share love…

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Hugh Grant defines a popular British insult with the help of Donald Trump Jr.

July 13, 2017

Image: Getty Images/twitter/mashable composite Donald Trump Jr. has found himself in a media firestorm after recently sharing some self-incriminating emails from his personal twitter account, in a completely, uh, normal strategic maneuver. SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert predicts Donald Trump Jr.’s future using genius diagram Americans often ask me to define the British word “Wanker”. pic.twitter.com/vKxKLhxgHI Hugh Grant (@HackedOffHugh) July 11, 2017 Roasted. (I assume, I mean. I’m American so I…

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Twitter hires new CFO, who cut his teeth at Goldman Sachs

July 12, 2017

Image: getty images Twitter, everyone’s favorite social network for seeing inside President Donald Trump’s mind, has struggled with pleasing Wall Street and struggled to improve its diversity numbers. On Tuesday, the company announced a new member of the flock who might be able to help with the first problem (but sure doesn’t help with the second): Ned Segal will start as Twitter’s chief financial officer in August. SEE ALSO: Why…

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A bunch of people thought Chris Evans’ dog died after this ambiguous tweet

July 9, 2017

Image: Jason Merritt/Getty Images The internet is highly experienced in the art of Jumping to Conclusions. The latest example: Chris Evans said he missed his dog, so everyone assumed the dog was dead. But, friends, the dog is not dead. The dog is very much alive Chris Evans is just away from home shooting Red Sea Diving Resort. SEE ALSO: It’s Chris-mas in July. Here’s how to celebrate Still, it’s…

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Lindsay Lohan would like everyone to stop bullying Trump on Twitter

July 7, 2017

Lindsay Lohan (left) and President Trump (right).Image: mashable composite: Tim P. Whitby/ stringer via getty images and Drew Angerer/getty images During his time in office, President Trump has been accused of bullying various people and media outlets on Twitter. But in Lindsay Lohan’s eyes, Trump is the one who’s being #bullied. Days after the president tweeted doctored footage of a 2007 WWE broadcast to show himself wrestling Vince McMahon with…

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Ed Sheeran explains the reason he’s quitting Twitter

July 6, 2017

Ed Sheeran is fed up with Twitter trolls ruining his day.Image: MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock If you’re wondering why Ed Sheeran isn’t particularly active on Twitter the majority of his recent posts have been links to Instagram, and he doesn’t post a whole lot else there’s a reason for that. From the sounds of it, Sheeran is pretty much done with the little blue bird altogether. SEE ALSO: Twitter responds to Ed Sheeran’s…

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People keep sending John Legend photos of their babies that look like him

July 5, 2017

These two are so damn viral rn.Image: Kristina Bumphrey/Broadimage/Starpix/REX/Shutterstock/mashable composite Turns out a lot of babies out there look like John Legend. Seriously, loads. SEE ALSO: Chrissy Teigen has some really important Twitter advice for Donald Trump Over the last few days the number of people tweeting John Legend with photos of babies that look just like John Legend has absolutely sky-rocketed. Just had to plug in my nephew on…

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Lady Gaga celebrates Ed Sheeran with an Instagram post after he flees Twitter

July 5, 2017

Image: getty images Ed Sheeran is pretty much done with Twitter because of the meanness, he revealed in an interview with The Sun. But Lady Gaga, whose fans reportedly contributed to the meanness, doesn’t want to focus on the hate. She posted a photo of herself and Sheeran on Instagram Tuesday and shared some kind words to her community. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran has announced he’s quitting Twitter for a…

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Justin Trudeau is in Ireland and the nation is thirsty

July 5, 2017

Disney prince-turned-politician Justin Trudeau, a.k.a. the most photogenic person on the planet and U.H.I. (Uncontested Handsomeness Incarnated), has landed in Dublin, Ireland, ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Ireland for three day visit https://t.co/gzufDtSssE pic.twitter.com/NdjkojPCvB RT News (@rtenews) July 3, 2017 Canada’s ambassador to Ireland, Kevin Vickers, started tossing baby Hadrien up in the air to check whether it’s true that, like…

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Ed Sheeran is just the latest celebrity to leave Twitter. Here’s why.

July 5, 2017

"Gooooodbye Twiiiiittter."Image: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock Ed Sheeran is just the latest victim. A recent interview revealed that the singer-songwriter has, for the most part, signed off Twitter. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran has announced he’s quitting Twitter for a depressing reason The 140-character platform that once referred to itself as a social network has defined itself as a news network as of late, as it tries to convince investors, advertisers, and the…

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Even Fox News thought Trump’s sexist tweets were too much

July 5, 2017

After President Trump’s awful Twitter tirade against Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski in the wee hours of Thursday morning, one surprising outlet stepped forward to condemn his actions Fox News. Several presenters on the channel spoke out against the sexist tweets during the course of the day and the network even focussed on the issue instead of the daily White House press briefing. SEE ALSO: Fox News dropped its ‘Fair…

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Dwayne Johnson reveals his unusual opinion about a the thinking face emoji

July 5, 2017

In a random, bizarre Twitter exchange Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed his unusual opinion about a certain emoji. On Wednesday, illustrator Olly Gibbs pointed out on Twitter the similarities between the poster for the old Jumanji movie and the poster for the one for Johnson’s new (really, old) movie, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Haha buddy, juuuuust see the movie first then make the comparison. And for fucks sakes stop…

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Sharon Osbourne Burns Kendall And Kylie Over Controversial Shirts

July 4, 2017

The Jenner sisters caused a stir recently by reportedly releasing $125 T-shirts with their faces and logos over notable musicians and groups such as 2Pac,Notorious B.I.G. and Ozzy Osbourne. Girls, you havent earned the right to put your face with musical icons, she wrote on Twitter. Stick to what you knowlip gloss. Sharon was just one of many who were less than pleased with the designs. A post shared by…

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Calvin Harrison Reveals Details About Breakup With Taylor Swift In New Interview

July 4, 2017

The world is not done talking about Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris. How do we know? Calvin Harris isn’t even done talking about Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift. In the aftermath of their famous breakup roughly a year ago in July 2016, Harris did not handle it super well. Swift appeared to have shattered the DJ’s heart, causing him to throw a public temper tantrum and accuse her of making…

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