#DNCDeals: Uncluttered

The #DNCDeals hashtag was a great idea by Philadelphia’s DNC hosting committee. Unfortunately, the hashtag is getting used by more than just local businesses looking […]

A musical based on a Philadelphia man's tweet involves Bill Murray, The Wu Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli

How a Philly Man’s Tweet Inspired That New Musical About Bill Murray, Wu-Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli

The best Twitter account in Philadelphia is @eastwes. His account is so good, one of his tweets is becoming a musical. This requires some ridiculous […]


Villanova Wins National Championship, Twitter Goes Bonkers

It’s been a rough sporting year here in Philadelphia, what with the rebuilding, and the tanking, and the other team tanking, oh, and the Rube Goldberg […]


The Cop Behind the Philly Police Twitter Account Tells All

Last week, the Philadelphia Police Department made national news after tweeting a tongue-in-cheek job offer to Kanye West, and that’s just one of many playful […]

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Controversial Hashtag #TweetLikeAWhiteGay Goes Viral

This past week, diverse members of the LGBTQ community have been sounding off on their experiences with racism using the Twitter hashtag #TweetLikeAWhiteGay, which aims […]


These Are a Few of Our Favorite #PHLSnow Tweets and Instagrams From Winter Storm Jonas

A cartoon by Joe Dator. Snowed in? Spend some time with our Cartoons at Random tool: Posted by The New Yorker on Saturday, January 23, […]


Philly Police Tweet “Hotline Bling” #NoSavesies GIF Featuring Drake

The Philadelphia Police Department has added a stellar GIF to its 2–year–old #NoSavesies campaign — warning Philadelphians not to block off their freshly shoveled parking spots with various objects in […]


The Best Twitter Reactions to Chip Kelly’s Ouster

As you might expect, Philadelphia Twitter exploded Tuesday night after news of Chip Kelly‘s “release” made the rounds. There was some negative reaction from fans […]


10 Important Throwback Tweets From Philadelphia’s New Mayor

Jim Kenney is not just Philadelphia’s next mayor. He is also a prolific Twitter user. Kenney has tweeted 7,562 times, which isn’t all that much […]


Twitter’s #PopeInPhilly Emoji Is a Complete Travesty

We Philadelphians are used to the Liberty Bell being a shorthand for our city. Though it’s a bell that no one alive has ever heard […]

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Twitter Reacts to Kim Davis Going to Jail

Today, a federal judge sent Kim Davis, the defiant Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, to jail. There is, of course, […]


Best Twitter Reactions to the 40th Anniversary of Springsteen’s Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen’s third album, his career-making Born to Run, turns 40 today. Naturally, Twitter has been buzzing all day with 140-character reflections, reactions and praise for the […]


Calvin Harris Comes to Taylor Swift’s Defense on Twitter, Quickly Puts Foot in Mouth

Twitter wars are all the rage these days. Only weeks after the tweet-off between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift, the Wyomissing pop princess finds herself […]

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Fake Target Twitter Trolls Complaints About Gender-Neutral Labeling

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard that Target is removing gendered signs in their boys and girls departments. There’s been a fair share […]


Taylor Swift to Nicki Minaj: “I Missed the Point”

This morning, Taylor Swift tweeted a presumed end to the much-publicized Twitter tiff she had with rapper Nicki Minaj on Tuesday night: I thought I was […]