| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:58 AM
After a report was released that FSU quarterback Jameis Winston had been cited for attempting to steal crab legs from Publix, Twitter did what it does best - delivered snarky humor.
Some might say this is when the social media engine is at it's best,...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Alec Baldwin spent some time online Tuesday night explaining himself after a morning run-in with police that resulted in two summonses for the actor and a subsequent amusing blurt by him on Twitter.
The former "30 Rock" star was stopped by cops in...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Prince Harry now has a royal following online!
The British prince officially tweeted from the Invictus Games 2014 Twitter account in honor of the annual competition, making him the most senior royal to use the social media platform, according to several...
| May 15, 2014
'Horrible.' 'OMG.' Two tweets, one big lesson.
It started after Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams last week. TV cameras were there to capture the moment when the first openly gay NFL player kissed his boyfriend in celebration.
| May 15, 2014
| 10:02 PM
There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Late on a Friday afternoon in early spring, inside a cavernous soundstage on the Warner Bros. studio lot, Pete Holmes stood in the dark. He had finished the monologue of his talk show and introduced the latest video comedy sketch he made with his...
| May 19, 2014
Gabe Klein, who quit his job as Chicago transportation commissioner last November and moved back to Washington, is about to become a proud papa.
On two fronts, actually.
Klein's wife, Stephanie Plummer Klein, is nine months pregnant, he told your...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Nielsen is getting more detailed in the way it measures social media musings about television shows.
Nielsen launched its Twitter TV Ratings last year to show how many people talk about particular shows on social media and, more important, how many...
| May 21, 2014
If you've had money in the average fund that invests in large-company stocks, you've made about 1.4 percent this year. But if you're enamored with the edgy, smaller companies that delivered tremendous gains last year, you've probably felt some pain...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:33 PM
A new Happy Meal mascot introduced by McDonald's to promote more healthful food choices is getting some harsh reviews on social media.
Happy, as the new mascot is named, is an animated red box with a pair of bulging eyes and a mouthful of large teeth. ...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Two decades in the retail business and a lifetime of memories chasing the ice cream truck has helped Anthony Fellows put together a nice little business for himself these days.
Fellows owns HipPOPs, fuchsia-and-blue ice cream truck from which he...