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Humanization of Celebrities

Stars are reaching out with social networks for 'real' connections

Implications - At one time, celebrities existed in a world where people only saw them through controlled media channels. With the creation of Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter, stars are approaching their fans in a more personable way and even joking with them to acknowledge and appreciate them, solidifying fan loyalty.
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Self-Leaked Nudetography
Lenny Kravitz Posts a Saucy Photo of Himself on Twitter
Not to be outdone by Rihanna’s much-talked about and well-traveled nudie pictures, badass rocker Lenny Kravitz decided to post a naked photo of himself on his Twitter page. Lenny Kravitz had his picture… MORE
Twittering Celebrity Moms
Twittering Celebrity Moms
Lindsay Lohan's Mom Expresses Outrage Over Underage Clubbing on Tw
Lindsay Lohan’s mom, Dina Lohan, stepped up to bat for her daughter this weekend; no, not because of the Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson breakup, but because of her other daughter, 15-year-old Ali. Lindsay… MORE
Twitter Childbirths
Twitter Childbirths
Baby Phat CEO Kimora Lee Simmons Tweets While Giving Birth
Imagine being so addicted to Twitter that you tweet constantly--even during childbirth. Kimora Lee Simmons was in the hospital with boyfriend Djimon Hounsou and she tweeted the whole birth from start to… MORE
Twitter Celebtography
Twitter Celebtography
Amber Rose Shares Celebrity Pictures to Followers
Check out this picture of Madonna grabbing the ass of Amber Rose, Kanye West’s model girlfriend, at the recent Costume Institute Gala benefit. Was it taken by a paparazzo or a photographer? Nope--it was… MORE
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Twitter Rumormongering
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The recent Patrick Swayze death scandal proves that you can’t believe everything that’s said on Twitter. Yesterday, Jacksonville radio station 97.9 KISS-FM reported Patrick Swayze’s death at the age of… MORE
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Celesbian Fragrance Spoofs
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To connect with her gay audience, Britney Spears has released an ad for a fake perfume called “Mo.” The pop princess has been a gay icon for years and has inspired drag queens all over the world. Britney… MORE
play_circle_filled Getting Punk'd On Twitter
Getting Punk'd On Twitter
Ashton Kutcher Ready to Punk CNN Founder Ted Turner
Popularity is paramount on Twitter. Ashton Kutcher recently realized that he has a lot of Twitter followers, almost as many as Britney Spears and CNN. At around 850,000 followers, Kutcher believes he is… MORE
Viral Twitter Jargon
Viral Twitter Jargon
John Mayer's 'Pedamundo' Tweet Sparks Search Term Frenzy
Twittering celebrities have a power that surprises even them. John Mayer found out his own power when he Twittered the word ‘Pedamundo’ yesterday. John Mayer Twittered that he was playing an ‘Is this… MORE
Twitter Weather Updates
Twitter Weather Updates
Toronto Weatherman Informs Wired Citizens With Twitter Updates
Toronto weatherman Nick Czernkovich is keeping the city updated with Twitter weather forecasts, a handy feed for local urbanites to follow. The young CBC meteorologist has a huge older fan base who follow… MORE
Live Twitterviews
Live Twitterviews
Alexa Chung Will Take Questions Live on MTV Via Twitter
Alexa Chung got her own gig on MTV. “The Alexa Chung Show” features the former British T4 personality and style maven. Her costars--and the key to the program’s success--are linked to Twitter. Twitter… MORE
play_circle_filled Teen Idol Parodies
Teen Idol Parodies
Joe Jonas Dances to 'Single Ladies' by Beyonce
Watching teen heartthrob Joe Jonas dancing to ‘Single Ladies’ by Beyonce in this YouTube video was enjoyable. It appears he promised the fans that he would do this for week two of their countdown for the… MORE
Million-Friend Milestones
Million-Friend Milestones
Oprah's Twitter Followers Reach 1 Million, And Other Tweet Headline
It only took Oprah one month to obtain over 1 million followers on Twitter. Since Twitter is currently the greatest thing since sliced bread according to the media, I think I’ll start posting the latest… MORE

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