Twitter Could Kill Your Relationship, Study Says

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I’ve often marveled at how tone-deaf my friends’ tweets can seem—something about the limitations of those 140 characters, perhaps? Too much striving to be witty in too small a space? So I really can’t say I was surprised at a new study indicating that those who can’t start or end the day without checking their Twitter feeds could find themselves with a lot more free time in which to do so. According to the study’s author, the more active you are on Twitter, the more likely your relationship will blow up.

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Jose Pistola’s Wins Twitter

The Jose Pistola’s Twitter account has been a consistent source of amusement. It had been run by Felicia D’Ambrosio who is just about as Twitter savvy as anyone can be but she’s now rocking the social media for Cook + Solo. Now the Pistola’s account is being run by Nick Cejas . And today he may have outdone himself.

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Still in green, I see. #WalkOfSeamus
3/18/14, 9:35 AM

The Philadelphia School District’s Unfortunate Hashtag: #phled

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In a city that has smart parents fleeing in droves to the better, safer schools of the suburbs, this hashtag used by the School District of Philadelphia is probably ill-advised. Ah, homophony.

Fox 29 Warns of Impostor Snow Twitter Accounts

There are enough fake Fox 29 accounts misinforming the public about the snow that the station has to warn its followers about it.

A quick search of Twitter reveals the original fake Fox 29 tweet last night to be some sort of amazing high school prank, which warms my heart: There are still wise-asses out there in high school. Our future may not be as bleak as it seems!

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NEW FAVORITE THING: The Aaron Schock Gay Parody Twitter

You're working some fierce side-eye there, Mr. Schock.

You’re working some fierce side-eye there, Mr. Schock.

If you’re in mourning that the severely homophobic (and, might I add, severely hot) Republican congressman Aaron Schock’s Instagram account was locked down after being “outed” by journalist Itay Hod, then you’re in luck. There’s a rather humorous and oh-so-juicy parody replacement on Twitter: @GayRepSchock.

With a bio that reads, “I’m not gay, I’m FABULOUS,” a shirtless profile pic from Schock’s now infamous Men’s Health photo shoot, and hashtags with the likes of #DontTellBoehner, #TeamSchocker, and #TheseABS, the account is a humorous reminder that Schock’s speculated sexuality is all the more hypocritical given his extreme anti-gay voting record.

Here’s a taste of some of Gay Aaron Shock‘s tweets:

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Live Feed of Brian Sims and Mike Schlossberg’s Twitter Town Hall on LGBT Equality

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Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, State Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Brian Sims will host a “Twitter Town Hall” on LGBT equality in Pennsylvania. You can tweet your questions to them with the hashtag #PaEquality. The reps. say they’re ready to discuss everything — from PA marriage equality news to the status of HB 300, the bill that would make it illegal for a PA business to fire someone because of their sexual identity or orientation. So let the questions fly.

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