Watch The Five Very Best Vines Of The Year

Not even a year-and-a-half old, Vines are enjoying their very own category in the Tribeca Film Festival for the second year in a row. And even though last year’s winners were pretty incredible in their own right, this year’s take it to a whole other level. Apparently, an extra year of six-second shooting practice does a Vine good.


Confirmed: Tweeting Al Qaeda Jokes At Airlines Will Get You Arrested

Yesterday, a 14-year-old Dutch Twitter user learned the hard way that airlines don’t take bomb threats lightly. And after blowing up Twitter feeds everywhere, @queendemetriax_ has officially been arrested by the Rotterdam police.


44 Per Cent Of All Twitter Accounts Have Yet To Send A Tweet

Briefly: A new report from Twopcharts has found that 44 per cent of the world’s Twitter accounts have yet to send a Tweet.


Instagram Crashed And It Caused A Global Food Crisis

It’s a lovely Sunday morning, with the rain and wind of the last few days having calmed down. Sounds like the perfect day for brunch with friends, right? Wrong. Instagram is down, and it’s causing a panic among aspiring food photographers. Just look at these poor lost souls.


Twitter's Facebook-Lite Look Kicks In Today With New Profile Powers

That major redesign Twitter was teasing earlier this year? It’s here. And it has a few features we hadn’t heard about thrown in for good measure. Welcome to Facewitter, or Twitbook. It’s actually pretty nice!


Destroy New Zealand's King Joffrey Statue With The Power Of The Internet

The character of Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones is not a popular one, to put it mildly. Other than writing horrible fan fiction or cursing loudly at your television, there’s really no way to express one’s dislike for the king of the Seven Kingdoms. Well, there’s another avenue now, at least for the time being — you can watch a statue of the guy being destroyed very slowly, courtesy of our friends across the Tasman.


The Bizarre 'Cuban Twitter' Built To Help Undermine Castro

In one of the oddest reports of spy games we’ve heard in years — and that’s saying something — the AP has uncovered a United States plot to create a “Cuban Twitter” that would lure in users with soccer scores and music news before evolving its message into anti-Castro rhetoric. If any part of that made you say what, don’t worry, that’s a perfectly natural response.


Guy With Phony Twitter Tricks Entire Town Into Thinking He's Mayor

Recently, the residents of Stafford received a bit of a shock when they realised that their amiable, beloved mayor was actually — not. As it turns out, their devout leader was just some dude with a fake Twitter account and a fancy-looking mayoral chain. God bless the internet.


Hacked Twitter Accounts Can Be More Valuable Than Stolen Credit Cards

Hackers operate by the same rules of economics as we all do. Thanks to a high profile breach like Target’s, a glut of stolen credit cards has made them cheap cheap cheap. So you know what’s a more valuable target these days? Your Twitter account.


Twitter Is Losing Sight Of What Makes It So Great

Today, Twitter introduced some major changes to the way it does business . Not only can a single tweet now hold multiple photos (along with 10 tagged friends), but none of that extra baggage takes away any of your precious characters. In other words, Twitter just got a whole lot more like Facebook.