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Posted Friday 12/07/18 at 10:10PM EST
Kristin Davis is a fan of the "Woke Charlotte" Sex and the City meme
"This is (the) best #wokecharlotte ever," Davis tweeted of seeing a new "Woke Charlotte" meme. As People reports, Sex and the City fans have "created many memes of Davis’ character in the iconic show which depict Charlotte having a fierce and witty comeback to the sexiest or backward lines that were uttered by some characters in the show."
Posted Tuesday 12/04/18 at 1:01PM EST
Sarah Hyland takes social media break after receiving "horrible, negative" comments after over her 14-year-old cousin's death
Source: Just Jared
The Modern Family star tweeted that her announcing that her 14-year-old cousin was killed by a drunk driver has been met with a slew of online hate. "You guys finally did it, she tweeted. "Your horrible negative ignorant words have broken me. Happy? Staying offline for a while. I have a special announcement and video releasing on Wednesday I believe. So. There’s that.”
Posted Friday 11/16/18 at 6:32AM EST
The Bachelor poster hints at Colton Underwood's virginity
"What does he have to lose?" is this season's tagline. ALSO: Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham's unborn son already has its own Instagram account.
Posted Friday 11/09/18 at 10:34PM EST
Curb Your Enthusiasm joins Instagram
Watch J.B. Smoove's "weird" behind-the-scenes look at Season 10.
Posted Thursday 11/08/18 at 1:48PM EST
Travon Free, Camping producer and former Full Frontal writer, apologizes for old tweets about Jews and Hitler
The former Daily Show writer, who is also a producer on Showtime's Black Monday, apologized after the offensive tweets were recently resurfaced: “Nine years ago I tweeted some stupid and really offensive jokes that were intended to be that, jokes," he wrote. "My poor attempts at humor quite understandably have offended and disappointed many people, including some very close to me, and for that I offer my sincerest apologies,” he said in a statement posted to Twitter.
Posted Friday 11/02/18 at 3:01PM EDT
HBO denounces Trump's Game of Thrones tweet: "How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?"
Source: Entertainment Weekly
President Trump tweeted "Sanctions are Coming" in a warning to Iran using a Game of Thrones meme that incorporated HBO drama's famous marketing tagline and poster font. HBO quickly distanced itself from the tweet, which was also denounced by the show's stars. “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes," HBO said in a statement, while its Twitter account tweeted: "How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?" Meanwhile George R.R. Martin "liked" a tweet telling him, "yo @GRRMspeaking this new book sucks" while retweeting Trump's tweet. Sophie Turner responded with "Ew" and Maisie Williams tweeted in response to Trump: "Not today." UPDATE: George R. R. Martin responds to Trump while urging his followers to vote: "Fear cuts deeper than swords."
Posted Tuesday 10/30/18 at 6:44AM EDT
Adults should stop fetishizing Mr. Rogers' "look for the helpers" line after every tragedy
Source: The Atlantic
Every time tragedy strikes, the Fred Rogers line "look for the helpers" rears its head, either in video or meme form. The Today show was among those to bring it up again Saturday after the synagogue shooting that took place in Rogers' Pittsburgh neighborhood. "Fred Rogers has a saintlike legacy for good reason," says Ian Bogust. "He touched people of all backgrounds and faiths. He modeled goodness and character. But his was never a gospel for grown-ups. It was designed for children, and entrusted to adults to carry out with kids’ interests in mind. (His attempt at a show for adults failed.) We must stop fetishizing Rogers’s advice to 'look for the helpers' as if it had ever been meant for us, the people in charge—even in moments when so many of us feel powerless. As an adult, it feels good to remember how Mr. Rogers made you feel good as a child. But celebrating that feeling as adults takes away the wrong lesson. A selfish one. We were entrusted with these insights to make children’s lives better, not to comfort ourselves for having failed to fashion the adult world in which they must live."
Posted Wednesday 10/24/18 at 3:17PM EDT
Shadowhunters fans hijack Jimmy Fallon's hashtag game
On Tuesday, Fallon introduced his weekly hashtag game themed around the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, using the hashtag #IfIWonTheLottery. Shadowhunters fans quickly glommed on to the hashtag, saying they would use the money to revive the canceled Freeform series.
Posted Thursday 10/18/18 at 1:36PM EDT
Instagram's IGTV appears to be struggling for content
Source: New York Magazine
Four months after Instagram announced its new hub for longform content, its most popular users aren't putting in the effort to make videos that are of TV show-length, especially when there's already YouTube.
Posted Friday 10/12/18 at 1:39PM EDT
"A Scary Time (for Boys)" singer Lynzi Lab performs her viral song on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Texas State University dance teacher, who racked up more than 11 million views with her song on Monday responding to President Trump saying it’s a “very scary time for young men in America," was invited to perform her song with a group of women of all ages, including young girls.
Posted Wednesday 10/03/18 at 3:29AM EDT
Key & Peele's "Obama Meet & Greet" sketch has found new life as a meme
The 2014 sketch, featuring Jordan Peele as President Obama going around a room and politely shaking hands, has been used to send up everything from Marvel movies to Harry Styles songs.
Posted Friday 9/28/18 at 6:27AM EDT
Megan Mullally got an Instagram user banned after he exposed himself to her
The Will & Grace star was doing an Instagram Live video on Wednesday when a man outside the United States exposed his genitals and started touching himself. After filming several videos with husband Nick Offerman complaining to Instagram, Mullally was able to get the user banned.
Posted Monday 9/24/18 at 3:53PM EDT
Twitter is welcoming the fall TV season with event pages for individual episodes
Source: Ad Week
With the 2018-19 season kicking off today, Twitter is making it easier to see tweets about episodes while they are airing. “For example," says a Twitter spokesperson, "instead of just following along with the hashtag #TheBachelor, this page will pull in tweets relating to things like #TheBachelor, #Bachelor, Chris Harrison, #GroceryStoreJoe, etc. For Game of Thrones, you no longer have to worry about refreshing #GameofThrones or #GoT—these pages will pull tweets around both.”
Posted Wednesday 9/19/18 at 10:06PM EDT
Terry Crews' former social media manager drops lawsuit accusing him of cyberstalking and harassment
Source: The Blast
Former friend of the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Darwin Hall had sued, claiming he was owed $1 million for his past work.
Posted Thursday 8/30/18 at 2:16PM EDT
CBS to drop God Friended Me pilot one month early on social media and CBS' digital platforms
The Brandon Micheal Hall-starring drama will be available on Friday on Facebook, Twitter, CBS.com, CBS All Access, the CBS app and Instagram. God Friended Me makes its formal debut on Sunday, Sept. 30. ALSO: Empire vet Malik Yoba to recur on God Friended Me.