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1 year 2 months ago

McCain tweet on Iran draws criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain's tweet comparing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey is drawing criticism from a fellow GOP lawmaker as racist. On Monday, McCain wrote, "So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in space - wasn't he just there last week?" He then linked to...

1 year 11 months ago

Twitter Taste Off

Twenty three of Colorado’s top wineries and one meadery will pour at the Nomacorc-­-Colorado Twitter Taste-­-off at the fourth annual DrinkLocalWine conference April 28 at St. Cajetan’s on the Metropolitan State College campus in Denver. The conference, presented by the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board, will focus on the...

2 years 5 months ago

Celebrities paid to Tweet

NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrities are getting paid as much as $10,000 or more per post to tweet about name brand clothes, cars and movies. Twitter has reshaped how people shop, vote and start revolutions and now it's changing the business of celebrity endorsements. Social media marketer Izea...

3 years 7 months ago

Get your tweet on the Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Fallon wants your tweet to be part of the Emmy Awards. Fallon, host of the ceremony on NBC, said Friday the public will get to submit an introduction through Twitter for up to 15 Emmy presenters. Fallon will read the best one as each...

3 years 9 months ago

Tweets fly when goals are scored

When a World Cup goal is scored, Twitter celebrates. The social networking site is seeing record traffic every time a big goal is scored in the soccer tournament. Though Twitter normally sees about 750 tweets per second on an average day, there were a record 2,940 tweets per second after...

4 years 3 months ago

Once-presidential phrase casualty of word war

A Michigan school has proposed interring "shovel ready" and other phrases in its annual list of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Lake Superior State University also suggests that "transparent/transparency," "czar," "sexting," "tweet," "teachable moment" and "app" should join "shovel ready" in...

4 years 1 month ago

Follow News First 5 on Twitter

News First 5 works all day every day to provide you a stream of information to keep you informed, prepared and connected to the people and places around us. Some of the benefits of this effort can be enjoyed by following us on Twitter . The main idea behind...

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