Top Twitter Stories 5/5

Posted on May 5, 2015 in Periscope, Social Media, Twitter

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This is what’s happening in the world of Twitter today:

The Royal Baby Name was Announced and People on Twitter Have Mad Jokes About It

#RoyalBaby – She’ll be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, or Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge for short. (Yes short). But in the midst of all this pomp and circumstance and people who are taking the whole affair way too seriously, there’s a sizable contingent having a whole lot of fun with the baby announcement.
Full story: eonline.com

Periscope, a Streaming Twitter App, Steals the Show on Boxing’s Big Night

PPV vs. Periscope - Periscope, the Twitter live-streaming app, barged its way onto sports’ biggest stage on Saturday as Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. How many thousands of people watched the bout via Periscope is not easy to calculate, but for those who did, the rogue approach to viewership represented saving a pay-per-view fee of as much as $100 — and a potentially worrisome moment for rights holders.
Full story: nytimes.com

Why The Voice Is So Successful When It Comes to Twitter Hashtags

#TheVoice - The Voice is one of the most popular reality television series today, thanks not only to the fans who watch the show but also to those who actively discuss it on social media.
Full story: adweek.com

Twitter Has Some Fun With Sarah Jessica Parker’s Met Gala Headdress

#TheVoice - Actress Sarah Jessica Parker basically put an internet meme on her head when she showed up to the Met Gala in a massive flaming red headpiece.
Full story: time.com

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