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Budweiser's Tweet-Powered Knitting Bot Makes Holiday Sweaters for Designated Drivers But are they ugly enough?

Bad news for grinches who still hate ugly holiday sweaters despite their newfound ironic popularity: Budweiser U.K. is adding some charm to the practice of capitalizing on them. The beer brand…

December 6, 2013, 1:26 PM EST

DiGiorno Pizza Live-Tweeted The Sound of Music, and It Was Very Tasty Brand's commentary comes fully baked

On Thursday night, as millions tuned in to see Carrie Underwood ambitiously take on the role of Maria von Trapp, croon about the hills being alive, and make children's clothing…

December 6, 2013, 8:12 AM EST

Pace Salsa Twitter Debacle Was a Prank By Comedians on a Comedian Hilarious back-and-forth was, sadly, fake

UPDATE 2: The truth (or as close as the Internet gets to the truth) is finally revealed. This whole fracas was a prank by comedian Randy Liedtke and (we're guessing) podcasting…

December 2, 2013, 1:14 PM EST

JCPenney Advises Kmart After Boxers Ad: Cover Up Those 'Twigs and Berries' Tweets coupon for pants

Kmart has a big viral hit with the guys playing "Jingle Bells" with their privates. Now, another retailer, JCPenney, is trying to draft off that popularity by tweeting a coupon…

November 20, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

How to Totally Freak People Out Simply With the Info They Share in Social Media How much of your life is public?

Every once in a while, it's good to be reminded just how much information we're giving to complete strangers every day, and I'm not talking about the NSA. In the…

November 19, 2013, 11:01 AM EST

JPMorgan Learns It's Hard to Hold a Twitter Q&A If Everyone on Twitter Hates You 'Back to the drawing board'

The Internet not only doesn't forget, it will slap you around if you pretend it does. JPMorgan Chase, which has racked up more than $30 billion in fines and legal…

November 15, 2013, 10:45 AM EST

Kellogg's Apologizes for Promising to Feed Hungry Kids Only If You Retweet Strings attached

The uneasy relationship between corporate good deeds and the positive PR that naturally comes from them is highlighted again this week, as Kellogg's U.K. deleted a tweet and then apologized…

November 11, 2013, 11:34 AM EST

Charmin Thinks Twice About Its 'Asgard' Joke, Even Though Twitter Loved It Gone but not forgotten

First, Charmin cracks the Internet up with its potty humor. Then it wipes its Twitter clean. On Friday, the toilet-paper brand squeezed out a triumphant movie-related pun—"We've always been an #Asgardian"—along…

November 11, 2013, 9:23 AM EST

'Real Life Instagram' Can Make Anything in the World Look Like an Instagram Photo Bruno Ribeiro's London project

Brazilian artist Bruno Ribeiro has launched a project called Real Life Instagram, in which he installed physical filters near some of London's most popular tourist landmarks. The filters are attached…

November 5, 2013, 12:40 PM EST

Two Total Strangers Are Getting Married Because of This Instagram Photo Love has no filter

Denis Lafargue and Elizabeth Wisdom really "like" each other. They met randomly through Instagram after Lafargue, of Mandeville, La., liked the photo above (of Crater Lake), posted by Wisdom, of…

November 4, 2013, 3:45 PM EST