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Manti Te’o's fake girlfriend is the biggest story on Twitter

January 17, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

Data Shows Online Buzz About Snapchat is Skyrocketing After the Launch of Facebook Poke

TechCrunch – December 28, 2012 by Colleen Taylor

5 Graphics that Recap the Most Important Google SERP Changes in 2012

Search Engine Watch – December 4, 2012 by Nathan Safran

How to Simplify Your Social Monitoring

 Social Media Examiner – November 12, 2012 by Laura Roeder

Nate Silver Becomes Social Media Sensation

The Hill – November 8, 2012 by Alicia M. Cohn

Twitter Chats Beckon to Some Graduate Students

 U.S. News – November 7, 2012 by Menachem Wecker

Twitter Sentiment for Obama, Romney Split in Swing States

 Mashable – November 6, 2012 by Alex Fitzpatrick

Predicting the Next President of the United States Using Twitter Analysis

Social Media Today – November 6, 2012 by Luca Massaro

How The U.S. Election Looks on the Internet

 Bloomberg Business Week – November 6, 2012 by Jared Keller

The Politics of Twitter: So Far Today, More Tweets Include “I Voted For Obama” Than “I Voted For Romney”

Fast Company – November 6, 2012 by Anjali Mullany

Track Obama/Romney Sentiment Live on Twitter’s Political Index

 VentureBeat – November 6, 2012 by John Koetsier

Twitter Users Posted More Than 3 Million Tweets About #sandy and #hurricanesandy

Social Times – October 31, 2012 by Devon Glenn

Connecticut officials embrace social media to inform, engage communities during storm Sandy

The Register Citizen – October 31, 2012 by Ricky Campbell

Twitter Saw Over 3 Million Tweets With #Sandy, #HurricaneSandy

Social News Daily – October 31, 2012 by Mike Stenger

On Twitter, Sifting Through Falsehoods in Critical Times

The New York Times – October 31, 2012 by Jenna Wortham

Social media a news source and tool during Superstorm Sandy

 CBS news – October 30, 2012 by Chenda Ngak

Sandy Knocks Snark Out of Twitter — For a Day

 CNET – October 29, 2012 by Daniel Terdiman

Tracking Hurricane Sandy News Through Twitter

MarketingLand – October 30, 2012 by Danny Sullivan

Obama’s campaign again embraces social media

ComputerWorld – October 29, 2012 by Grant Gross

Pinterest Finally Gets “Most Pinned” Lists, Thanks To Retailers

 The Daily Dot – October 24, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini

Jeremy Epstein Is (Still) Famous

BuzzFeed Politics – October 22, 2012 by Jessica Testa

Not Your Grandmother’s Presidential Debate

 Forbes – October 22, 2012 by Dave Feinleib

‘Fashion police’ Twitter account called online bullying

CBC News – October 22, 2012

How Twitter Turned a Homophobic Hashtag Into Something Great

Business Insider – October 19, 2012 by Adam Taylor

Twitter’s Role in Citizen Journalism

The Harbinger – October 18, 2012 by Flavia Cuervo

Binders Full of Women: The Comment That Launched A Thousand Social Media Pages

WebProNews – October 17, 2012 by Josh Wolford

‘Binders Full of Women’: Mitt Romney’s Comment Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Huffington Post – October 16, 2012 by Timothy Stenovec

Why the Internet Cool Kids Think Gawker Outing Reddit’s Violentacrez is the ‘Best story of the Web’ This year

 Forbes – October 15, 2012 by Kashmir Hill

‘Jack Kennedy’ Line Top Tweet

 Yahoo! News – October 12, 2012 by Anthony Castellano

10 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without

PR Daily – October 12, 2012 by Samantha Hosenkamp

Vice Presidential Debate: New ‘Jack Kennedy’ Line Tops Twitter Reaction

 ABC News – October 12, 2012 by Anthony Castellano

Joe Biden: “With All Due Respect, That’s a Bunch of Malarkey”

 Huffington Post – October 11, 2012 by Timothy Stenovec

PBS uses Big Bird publicity to advocate ‘essential’ programming

The Hill – October 9, 2012 by Alicia M. Cohn

Twitter Movement #SaveKPK Takes to the Streets for Demonstration Against Corruption

 Yahoo! News – October 9, 2012 by Karlina Octaviany

The Disappearing Web: How we’re losing the battle to preserve the Internet

 TechHive – October 9, 2012 by Caitlin McGarry

What KitchenAid Learned on Debate Night: Every Tweet is Forever

TIME – October 5, 2012 by Emma O’Connor

Ohio State Quarterback Tweets “Classes are POINTLESS” 

 The Daily Dot – October 5, 2012 by Kevin Collier

7 reasons why Europe really matters to cloud computing

 GigaOM – October 5, 2012 by Derrick Harris

Build Relationships Not Links

SEO Moz – October 5, 2012 by Scott Wyden

Presidential Debate Sets Record on Twitter

 USA Today – October 4, 2012 by Catalina Camia

Twitter Search Sucks, So Why Not Use Topsy?

 EConsultancy – October 4, 2012 by Chris Lake

The Debate According to Twitter

 The Daily Dot – October 4, 2012 by Justin Franz

Romney Won the Debate: USC’s Social Media Crystal Ball Knows It

 TechCrunch – October 4, 2012 by Gregory Ferenstein

How to Better Manage Your Twitter Relationships

Social Media Examiner – October 2, 2012 by Kristi Hines

Study: Twitter view of Akin has not recovered since ‘rape’ comments

The Hill – September 26, 2012 by Alicia M. Cohn

Jimmy Kimmel and Tracy Morgan’s Emmy Prank Pays Off Big Time

 E! Online – September 24, 2012 by Josh Grossberg

Twitter redesign includes header photo, rich iPad experience

 CBS News – September 18, 2012 by Chenda Ngak

Twitter piles it on Romney after fundraiser video

 Washington Post – September 18, 2012 by Natalie Jennings

Tweeters Mock Newsweek’s #MuslimRage Coverage

Associated Press – September 17, 2012 by Ryan Nakashima

How Pissed are GoDaddy Customers About Yesterday’s Outage?

 TechCrunch – September 11, 2012 by Klint Finley

#EmbarassYourBestFriend: The Misspelled Hashtag That Launched A Million Embarrassing Tweets

 Forbes – September 11, 2012 by Kashmir Hill

Power Tweeters of Fashion Week: Who We’re Following

 Forbes – September 11, 2012 by Meghan Casserly

Party Lines: Mapping America’s Political Conventions

 The Economist – September 4, 2012 by K.N.C.

Eastwood’s speech sparks Twitter trend, “Eastwooding” photo meme

 CBS News – August 31, 2012 by Chenda Ngak

Romney Holds Advantage in Swing State Tweets

 USA Today – August 28, 2012 by Paul Singer

On Twitter, Olympics Less Patriotic Than July 4

Mashable – August 7, 2012 by Sam Laird

The Wendy’s social media saga

VentureBeat – July 31, 2012 by Amanda Bohan

What’s Trending on Twitter? Itself, After an Ill-Thought-Out Suspension

The New York Times – July 31, 2012 by Christine Haughney

Does the Social Web Perpetuate or Expose Disinformation?

Altimiter Group – Thought Experiments – July 30, 2012 by Susan Etlinger

Tracking the Euro 2012 Buzz

Mashable – June 28, 2012 by Sam Laird

Wanted: a messiah for the sustainable investment movement

Blue & Green Tomorrow – June 19, 2012 by Alex Blackburne

Obama: Entire Romney campaign could fit ‘on a tweet’

TheHill – June 12, 2012 by Alicia M. Cohn

Why Twitter Users Hate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

 Mashable – June 5, 2012 by Alex Fitzpatrick

Obama Campaign Gets Wise to GOP Twitter Tricks

 National Journal – May 25, 2012 by Alexandra Jaffe

RFK ‘squeeze’ play

 NY Post – May 23, 2012 by Chuck Bennett

Gulf Keystone Sues Over Blog Posts That Moved Shares

 Mashable – May 17, 2012 by Kit Chellel

Activision’s Diablo Gets Top Twitter Trend Spot On Error

 Bloomberg Businessweek – May 15, 2012 by Marie Mawad

Obama’s Twitter Popularity Surges After Support For Gay Marriage

 Media Bistro – May 10, 2012 by Lauren Dugan

Obama Gets Huge Twitter Boost After Gay Marriage Support

 Mashable – May 10, 2012 by Sam Laird

Obama Gets Huge Twitter Boost After Gay Marriage Support

 Mashable – May 10, 2012 by Sam Laird

‘The Avengers’ Twitter Roundup

 Mashable – May 8, 2012 by Sam Laird

Republicans Redefine ‘Julia’ in Their Image

The National Journal – May 4, 2012 by Alexandra Jaffe

Obama ‘Julia’ web tool courting women draws GOP scorn on Twitter

 The Hill – May 3, 2012 by Justin Sink

How News of Junior Seau’s Death Spread on Twitter

 Mashable – May 3, 2012 by Sam Laird

RNC Launches New Online Effort

 The National Journal – May 1, 2012 by Matt Vasilogambros

Griffin III Leads Draft Tweeters as NFL Seeks to Boost Revenue

 Bloomberg-BusinessWeek – April 26, 2012 by Aaron Kuriloff

The Decline of KONY 2012: Where Did the Online Buzz Go?


Mashable – April 24, 2012 by Zoe Fox

Invisible Children’s Offline Campaign Lands After Its Social Media Prime-Time


Adotas – April 20, 2012 by Brian LaRue

Twitter War Heats Up Over Health Care Law


Mashable – March 28, 2012 by Alex Fitzpatrick

“The Hunger Games” marketing team turns to social media


CBS News- March 23, 2012 by Chenda Ngak

Just a Spoonful of Cinnamon Makes the Internet Rounds


The Wall Street Journal- March 15, 2012 by Nancy Keates

Dog People vs. Cat People: Who Tweeted to Victory?


ABC News – March 9, 2012 by Alice Gomstyn

Stop Kony: How Invisible Children’s Campaign Went Viral on YouTube


ABC News – March 8, 2012 by Dan Milano

Primary Night in Michigan and Arizona: A Social Media Snapshot


Mashable – February 28, 2012 by Alex Fitzpatrick

Twittersphere gives thumbs-up to Billy Crystal


Newsday – February 28, 2012 by Verne Gay

Topsy Labs Ranks Most Tweeted About Oscar Moments!


Celebuzz – February 27, 2012 by Amanda Hasaka

Rick Santorum has Twitter talking before Michigan


WashingtonPost – February 27, 2012 by Natalie Jennings

Stimulate Your Lintellect With the Ultimate Jeremy Lin Nerd-Fest


Mashable – February 16, 2012 by Sam Laird

How Whitney Houston News Broke — and Exploded — on Twitter


Mashable – February 15, 2012 by Samantha Murphy

Jeremy Lin: World’s Fastest-Growing Athlete Brand, Now Worth $14 Million


Forbes – February 13, 2012 by Mike Ozanian

Whitney Houston death: a moment of national mourning, shared on Twitter


The Christian Science Monitor – February 13, 2012 by Gloria Goodale

Fans, celebrities react to Whitney Houston’s death: ‘We will always love you’


CNN – February 13, 2012

Twitter Breaks News of Whitney Houston Death 27 Minutes Before Press


Mashable – February 13, 2012 by Samantha Murphy

Komen The Latest To Stumble By Ignoring Networked Digerati


TheModerate Voice – February 6, 2012 by Kathy Gill

Twitter Vies With YouTube for Super Bowl Fans


Bloomberg – February 3, 2012 by Heather Perlberg

Most Tweeted Ex-Couple? It’s Not Who You Think


ABC News – February 3, 2012 by Alice Gomstyn

How celebrity breakups rank on twitter


The Daily Dot – February 3, 2012 by Owen Thomas

Ron Paul deploys his Web army on the TSA


Washington Post – January 23, 2012 by Natalie Jennings

Wikipedia, Google and other websites protest anti-piracy laws


The San Jose Mercury News – January 19, 2012 by Patrick May

Google & Wikipedia generated over half a million anti-SOPA, PIPA tweets in one day


The Sociable – January 19, 2012 by Piers Dillon Scott

How Social Media Is Reshaping CES


TechCrunch – January 12, 2012 by John Biggs

Where Did the #FITN Hashtag Come From?


The Atlantic – January 11, 2012 by Nancy Scola

Twitter Photo-Sharing Went Through the Roof After Twitter Started Hosting Images


WSJ-AllThingsDigital – January 9, 2012 by Liz Gannes

The Iowa Twitter caucus | @MentionMachine


Washingtonpost.com – December 30 2011 by Natalie Jennings

Hashtag guide for the 2012 election


Washingtonpost.com – December 7 2011 by Natalie Jennings

How Search Volume Affects Brand Links


SEOmoz – November 7 2011 by Stephanie Chang

Herman Cain harassment report captivates Twitter Mention Machine


Washingtonpost.com – November 1 2011 by Natalie Jennings

DWTS: David Arquette & Kym Johnson Continue to Rule Twitter

ABC News – October 25 2011

DWTS: David Arquette & Kym Johnson Favorite Couple Among Tweeters

ABC News – October 12 2011

Steve Jobs’s death spikes internet traffic

CBC News – October 6 2011

Tech Icon Steve Jobs (1955-2011) RIP
IBTimes – October 6, 2011

A deeper dive into Facebook’s new announcements and the reaction to them

WedBush Newsletter – October 3 2011 by Lou Kerner

Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and “The Office” Dominate Online Chatter for Primetime Emmy® Comedy Awards

Performics – September 16, 2011

Mention Machine: The GOP Debate


Washingtonpost.com – September 9 2011 by Natalie Jennings

Poultry Enthusiast Wins £12,000 Bet Through The Power Of The Retweet


Web Pro News- September 1 2011 by Josh Wolford

Why Does Britney Spears Deserve a Tribute at the VMAs?


EOnline – August 17 2011
by Leslie Gornstein

Mention Machine: Rick Perry swoops in on Twitter traffic


Washingtonpost.com – August 17 2011
by Natalie Jennings

The Art of the Pithy Hashtag


BBC – August 4 2011
by Catrin Nye

TV/RAdio is Still the Best Way for Political Candidates to Influence the People


Business Insider- August 4 2011 by Sean Morgan

U2 in Concert: Social Media Allows Non-Goers to Watch


Online Social Media – August 1 2011 by Maddie Rowe

No One Owns a Hashtag


Business Insider – July 27 2011 by

Social Media Erupts Over Casey Anthony Trial Verdict


33 CW – July 7 2011

Obama vs. Zuckerberg: Who Won the Battle of the Buzz?


Mashable – July 7 2011 by Sarah Kessler

The Online Reaction to the Casey Anthony Verdict


iApptive.com – July 7 2011

Casey Anthony Judgement: Twitter’s Mixed Feeling


Online Social Media – Jul 7 2011 by Maddie Rowe

The Online Reaction to the Casey Anthony Verdict


Mashable – July 6 2011
by Christina Warren

Selena Gomez Climbs into Top 5 on Social 50 Chart


Billboard.com – June 30 2011 by Kyle Berlin

The Perfect Media Storm That Is ‘Weinergate’


Forbes – June 4 2011 by Kashmir Hill

Who Started The “Dear Yahoo, I’ve Never Heard Anyone Say ‘Let’s Yahoo It’ Sincerely Google” Twitter Joke?


SearchEngineLand – May 5 2011 by Danny Sullivan

Tweets From “The Man Who Inadvertently Tweeted Bin Laden Raid” Reached 83 Million People


Forbes – May 3 2011 by Christian Wolan

EGYPT: Twitter users tweet congratulations to Egyptians


Los Angeles Times – Feb 11 2011 by Molly Hennessey-Fiske

The Top 5 Stories in Tech, Business & Social Media This Morning


Mashable – January 7 2011 by Lauren Indvik

Twitter Is Abuzz With CES-Related Chatter


Mashable – Jan 7 2011 by Emily Banks

#lessambitiousmovies Shows Twitter Can Still Be Community, Not Just a Tool


All Things D – Jan 5 2011 by Liz Gannes

CES: Tech media gadgets swamp Net at CES


CNet – Jan 5 2011
by Tom Kraznit