Thursday, November 29, 2012

POTUS Urges Americans to Use Twitter

Letter-writing campaigns are officially a thing of the past. President Obama is calling on Americans to use Twitter as a device to pressure Congress into saving middle-class tax cuts. “If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, when the American people speak loudly enough, lo and behold, Congress listens,” he said Wednesday. The president urged the middle class to tweet their support of his proposal not to raise taxes on families earning less than $250,000, with a specific hash-tag: #My2K. “If we get this wrong, the economy is going to go south,” the president said.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Twitter archive

How new Twitter archive will reveal all those embarrassing messages you sent in the past? Read here.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Why Men Don’t Cheat

With the news of late full of General Petraeus and other men who’ve had affairs, there’s a lot of talk about what makes men cheat. Pat Robertson said, “I mean, he’s a man”, and the world seems to agree: Men cheat because they’re men. But wait a minute… We here at The Good Men Project know a lot of guys who don’t cheat—guys who are committed to being faithful to their partners. And knowing all these good guys, we certainly do not support the notion that masculinity=infidelity. And so, as a response to The Huffington Post’s “Why Do Men Cheat: 26 Reasons Guys Cheat, According to Men“, we offer you 31 reasons men do NOT cheat, from men and those who love them.

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Twitter shows urban language evolves

Where do new words come from? On Twitter at least, they often begin life in cities with large African American populations before spreading more widely, according to a study of the language used on the social network. Read here.