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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Ronnie Wood: Now On Twitter

Classic hits artists are slowly joining the Twittersphere, and the latest to jump aboard the social network is Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. While there are many fakes out there (several previous accounts bearing Wood’s […]

01/29/2013

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Is Prince Finally Making Nice With The Internet?

Prince has never been a big fan of the Internet spending lots of time (and money) to make sure no one is pirating his music. A new Twitter account though is making fans wonder if […]

01/08/2013

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EWF’s Maurice White: Not Dead (Despite Tweets To The Contrary)

Earth Wind & Fire founding member Maurice Whiteis the latest victim of a Twitter false death announcement.  Hip-hop legend Q-Tip, from the group A Tribe Called Quest, gave legs to the rumor and sent the social […]

12/21/2012

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Rush Finally Nabs Rock Hall Recognition: Fans Go Wild

At first glance, this year’s Rock Hall inductions seem to be the perfect storm for Rush. Not only is the Canadian prog-rock trio finally nominated for the first time since its eligibility in 1999, but this year marks the first time fans will have a vote – albeit a tiny one – to decide who is inducted.

10/05/2012

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NBC Pushes The Who’s Olympic Performance Past Midnight

With all the issues NBC has had during their broadcast of the London Olympics – from tape delaying, to spoiling results in their news coverage – it seems fitting that they saved their biggest fail for Olympics Closing Ceremony.

08/13/2012

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Michael Jackson Remembered, Three Years After Death: Family & Friends Tweet

Today, Jackson family members and celebrities took to Twitter to honor Michael Jackson on the third anniversary of his death. Jackson died of cardiac arrest caused by an overdose of prescription drugs in his Los […]

06/25/2012

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R.I.P. Heavy D: Celeb Friends In Shock

Everyone from [lastfm link_type=””]Usher [/lastfm]to [lastfm link_type=””]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] has tweeted about the untimely death of 1990s rap legend [lastfm link_type=””]Heavy D[/lastfm]. Best known for “Now That We Found Love,” he recently taped an episode of […]

11/09/2011

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Celebrities and Musicians React to Steve Jobs’ Passing on Twitter

We were all shocked by the news of Steve Jobs‘ death at the age of 56 last night. Many of us, including celebrities and musicians, went to Twitter to share our thoughts and condolences for […]

10/06/2011

The Internet Responds To Osama, Obama

The information highway is a thing of the past. With more advancements in new media every day, perhaps a more appropriate title for our precious internet would be The Social-Media Light Rail. Plus that’s a […]

05/02/2011

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