Kayne West performs with Rihanna at half-time of the NBA All-Star Game.
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February 24, 2011 A video for Kanye West's song "All of the Lights" has been pulled from YouTube after a British group said that the video's strobing light effects had caused seizures. The singer is also in hot water over his tweets about abortion.
February 10, 2011 That's a lot, the newspaper adds, for a company that still loses money and "estimates its revenue this year at between $100 million and $110 million." But suitors have an eye on its potential and the information Twitter has about its users.
January 5, 2011 Tweets may be a dime a dozen, but many people seem to be hanging on every last one of Kanye West's sporadic 140 character blurbs. Josh Groban is the latest fan -- and he stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to sing his favorites.
December 27, 2010 "She burst into tears," he wrote of the moment when he gave Playmate Crystal Harris a ring. Oh, he added later, yes they had just gotten engaged.
November 23, 2010 The news that North Korea fired 200 or so artillery shells at a South Korean island today -- killing two South Korean marines and prompting the South to return fire -- has made #prayforkorea a top trending term on Twitter.
October 28, 2010 Take another moment to remember the Sony Walkman and your favorite mix tape.
September 30, 2010 NPR Research publishes the results of its survey of NPR Twitter users, conducted in late August and early September 2010.
During the Facebook outage on Thursday, people turned to Twitter.
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September 24, 2010 Yesterday many Facebook users had to get their constant status update fix via Twitter, and they are still tweeting about the experience.
September 21, 2010 A security loophole on Twitter.com has been exploited which can cause popup windows to open. Windows to places you really shouldn't go at work.
September 1, 2010 NPR.org rolls out new Facebook and Twitter sharing buttons for story and blog pages. There's also a new dashboard highlighting our ongoing social media activities.
When you think of Wookiees, you think of Chewy, don't you?
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July 30, 2010 Using the WikiLeaks story as inspiration, 'Star Wars' fans have been using Twitter to imagine what secrets might be leaked from the rebel forces and the Empire.
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July 30, 2010 For this week's Mindless Arcade Friday, we play Twirdie, which somehow manages to combine Twitter and Golf into a pretty interesting package.
July 28, 2010 Ivy Bean, Twitter's oldest known user (or maybe the oldest in Britain) died at 104. She had 56,000 followers, including some celebrities.
July 28, 2010 Twitter's new @earlybird feed offers sweet -- but time-sensitive -- deals from its advertising partners.
July 14, 2010 Jersey Shore star Snooki and Sen. John McCain have become fast friends, digitally. But Republicans shouldn't hope for her take on anything beyond the tanning tax.
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