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Twitter Has No Idea Who Paul McCartney Is

During this year's Grammys, you may or (apparently) may not have recognized former Beatle and rock-and-roll legend, Sir Paul McCartney. After his amazing two-part performance, the TwitterVerse lit up with a trending topic wondering 'Who is Paul McCartney?.'  This left the rest of us to wonder if there is any hope left for mankind.

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Whitney Houston Dies – Movie and TV Stars React on Twitter

Whitney Houston, the legendary singer whose talent carried her to superstardom and whose tumultuous personal life ultimately put her under the pop culture microscope, died today at the age of 48.

The night before the Grammys, TV and movie stars expressed their grief over Houston's death, and acknowledged her influence on a generation of performers.

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Facebook or Twitter? Your Preference Says a Lot About You

There are people who love Facebook and people who love Twitter -- and now scientists think they've discovered why those preferences exist, and what they say about the people who hold them.

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Celebs Tweet Their Tributes to Late ‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius [IMAGES]

The music world is still reeling from the death of 'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius, who died yesterday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. In particular, members of the R&B and hip hop community were moved by the passing of an icon whose TV show introduced many of them to legends like Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson.

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‘Family Guy’ Tweet Gets British Duo Banned From America

When British tourists Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Banting arrived in Los Angeles, customs officials discovered that Van Bryan had recently sent out a tweet about "destroying America."

While any English person (and most Americans) would understand that by "destroy" he meant to get rip-roaring drunk and party so hard that he ends up offending a Kardashian, the literal-minded officials detained the pair for making terroristic threats.

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The Pope Gives Facebook and Twitter a ‘Like’

No one can accuse Pope Benedict XVI of being old-fashioned, even if his beliefs on doctrine are strictly traditionalist. The Pontiff proved he holds his traditional views in a very modern social landscape by praising the usefulness of social media communication.

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7 Eerily Accurate Rob Lowe Tweets [IMAGES]

As you may have heard, Rob Lowe recently announced on Twitter that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning would be retiring. While Lowe is getting flack for claiming that his "people" told him that Manning would soon be hanging up his jersey, it turns out that the 'Parks and Recreation' star has been right about a lot of things on Twitter in the past.

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Rob Lowe Defends His Tweet Announcing Peyton Manning’s Retirement

Rob Lowe set the sports world and the Twittersphere on fire Wednesday when he broke the news, via a Tweet, that legendary Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning was retiring.

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‘Facts Without Wikipedia’ Twitter Hashtag Sums Up the World Post-SOPA [IMAGES]

Just imagine, as some people are starting to believe, a universe where both the SOPA and PIPA bills pass, and the all powerful Wikipedia blacks out for good. How else would we discover that 'Star Wars' was actually based off of the Shakespearean play 'Thy Force Shall Be With You?' Wait, is that right?

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It’s PIPA, Not Pippa! Get It Right, Twitter SOPA Bill Protesters [IMAGES]

There's a lot of talk right now about the Web blackout for PIPA and SOPA. And, of course, some folks are mighty confused. That's where we come in. 

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Twitter Users Completely Freak Out Over the SOPA and PIPA Blackout [IMAGES]

Who would've thought that a simple Congressional bill aimed at ending online piracy with the same potential to censor the entire internet community would cause such a mass panic? But that's exactly what's going on, especially with Twitter users.

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Blue Ivy or Ivy Blue? Twitter Can’t Decide What to Call Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Baby

As you've probably already figured out by the flood of tweets, married superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z (aka Shawn Carter) reportedly gifted the world with a newborn little girl named Blue Ivy Carter. The most poignant of all the tweets so far came from Lisa Lyons: "is it ivy blue, or blue ivy? so confused.."

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Kanye West Vows To Change the World in Epic, Grammatically Challenged Twitter Rant

Wednesday night on Twitter, Kanye West admitted that he hadn't bought a car or a piece of jewelry in two years. Why? Well, if the rest of his burst of Twitter activity is any indication, it's because the hip-hop superstar is too busy trying to CHANGE THE WHOLE WORLD.

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Kanye West’s Bizarre Tweets Get Adorable Kid Reenactments [VIDEOS]

There are many bizarre Tweet-ers at the social networking site Twitter, and Kanye West's name often comes up as the strangest of the bunch.

But when reenacted by kids in these cute videos, Kanye's Tweets become even more entertaining. 

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Why Hasn’t Demi Moore Changed Her Twitter Name Yet?

In the grand scheme of things, getting a new Twitter handle probably isn't high on the list of things you have to do right away.

But that hasn't stopped followers of Demi Moore and media pundits (including us back in November) from wondering why Moore hasn't changed her @mrskutcher name since filing divorce papers against hubby and 'Two and a Half Men' star Ashton Kutcher.

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