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  1. Weird

    Andy Richter Commandeers #HeavenIsForRealMovie

    Heaven Is For Real is the heavily religious "based on a true story" box office hit about Colton Burpo, a 4 year old who wakes from a coma claiming to have visited Heaven. 14 year old real-life Burpo's Twitter account has been full of some startling insights lately. Andy Richter responded in kind.

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  2. Entertainment

    Robert Downey Jr. Fills Our Hearts With Joy, Tweets Hilarious Age of Ultron Set Photo

    If he keeps this up, Downey stands to become the next Patrick Stewart in terms of unadulterated Twitter pic awesomeness. But who's responsible for this hilarious sight gag? Was it Downey himself? Come on, we bet it was probably Downey. Or possibly Jeremy Renner.

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  3. Tech

    NYPD Tries to Start a Trending Hashtag, It Does Not Go So Well

    The NYPD has it pretty rough from a PR perspective (and for admittedly very good reasons). That's why some ingenious intern publicist decided that it would a great idea to start a contest on Twitter and ask users to submit pictures of themselves with police officers from our fair city. Surprise! It backfired.

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  4. Entertainment

    #FollowFriday: Aaron Sagers (@aaronsagers)

    It's Friday, so it's time for our weekly #FollowFriday segment where we tell you who to follow on Twitter. This week it's entertainment writer and television host Aaron Sagers!

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  5. Weird

    A Whole Bunch of Teenagers Tweeted Bomb Threats at American Airlines Because Humanity Is Terrible

    You'd think that seeing a teenage girl get into actual real-world trouble for tweeting a vague and incredibly-racist terror threat to an airline would make other people want to stop doing that. Of course, that's a fallacy on your part. Teenagers are not people. They are monsters.

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  6. Tech

    Twitter Would Really Like For You To Start Using Their Private Messaging System More

    When was the last time you got a direct message on Twitter? Be honest, it was most likely one of those automated "Thanks for following!" things from a verified social media "expert" account. From the looks of it, however, Twitter is hard at work making DMs less annoying and more useful for you.

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  7. Weird

    Updated: US Airways Just Tweeted A Picture Of An Airplane Heading In For A Very NSFW Landing

    Someone at US Airways is about to be fired. A typical twitter exchange with a complaining customer just ended with the company tweeting a NSFW image of an airplane flying into a vagina. US Airways has obviously already removed the image, but the Internet is forever and unfortunately for the perpetrator, so are the NSFW screencaps.

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  8. Tech

    Dutch Teenager Arrested For Twitter Threat, So Here Are Some Lessons We Can Take Away From This

    Hey, you know what's a bad idea? Sending terror threats to an airline over Twitter. But one teenager decided to do it anyway, and now she's been arrested. Here's what you can do as a Twitter user to not suffer the same fate as her.

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  9. Weird

    Teen Takes Netflix To Prom, We Have A Lot Of Questions

    In my day, taking Netflix to prom meant waiting by my mailbox for DVDs to arrive while practicing kissing on my own hands until I fell asleep. But apparently modern youth are better at asking out websites then I ever was: a teen asked Netflix to prom via twitter, Netflix agreed, and many bizarre mantlepiece pictures were taken (probably).

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  10. Entertainment

    #FollowFriday: Robert Downey Jr. (@RobertDowneyJr)

    Okay, we know it's technically Saturday, but we're bringing you a day-late Follow Friday in honor of a very special someone who just joined the Twitterverse last night. Ladies and gentlemen, please go and follow the one and only RDJ. Or Tony Stark. We can't tell the difference anymore.

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  11. Entertainment

    #FollowFriday: Wil Wheaton (@wilw)

    It's Follow Friday once again, and in honor of tomorrow's Tabletop festivities, we're telling you that you should go follow Wil Wheaton. You know, assuming you don't already.

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  12. Tech

    The US Government Secretly Created a “Cuban Twitter” to Stir up Political Dissent, Create “Smart Mobs”

    Somehow, the same government that can't set up a simple online signup form to save its life went full Zuckerberg and built an entire successful social media network... in Cuba. This must have been headed by the same people who made the turkey pardoning site for Thanksgiving, because that was easily the best functioning government website.

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  13. Tech

    Community College Tries to Have Twitter Account Pulled, Fails, Draws More Attention to Account It Tried to Have Pulled

    The president of Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania doesn't think the @NCC_Confess Twitter account is very funny, so he tried to have it pulled from the Internet. That went about as well as you would expect and resulted in a lot more attention for the account. Do they not have a class in How to Internet at NCC?

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  14. Entertainment

    Twitter Was Not A Fan of How I Met Your Mother‘s “Shyamalan Ending” [Spoilers]

    So... that happened. The final episode of How I Wound Up With The Canadian finally aired, and here are my favorite of twitter's theories about the show's twists. Ted sees dead people, the series' title was a cryptic clue all along, and a possible movie is in the works? That last one is April Fools, but nothing would surprise me after Robingate.

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  15. Entertainment

    Comedian Hannibal Buress Just Got a Bunch of People To Wrap Themselves in Toilet Paper on Twitter

    To promote his new special Hannibal Buress: Live From Chicago premiering on Comedy Central Saturday night, Buress held an impromptu Twitter contest asking people to wrap themselves in toilet paper. Sure enough, people did it, and here they are.

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