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Hashtag Gets Gaga in Trouble

'Pop singers don't eat'?

(Newser) - Lady Gaga has spoken out on the importance of healthy body image, particularly important to her since she once struggled with bulimia … so why did she think it was a good idea to use the hashtag #PopSingersDontEat? According to the Huffington Post , a firestorm erupted after Gaga tweeted Tuesday... More »

Brown Answers US Health Attack on Twitter

PM, wife hit back at Republicans bashing UK's health service

(Newser) - When a few Republicans called Britain's National Health Service "evil" and "Orwellian," the UK's Twitter users erupted. The hashtag #welovetheNHS has been trending for days now, at one point crashing the site. Yesterday the campaign got a high-profile supporter: Gordon Brown, who tweeted: "NHS often makes... More »

UK Shop 'Sorry' for Using Iran Tags in Twitter Ad Campaign

The messages had nothing to do with unrest

(Newser) - A British furniture store has apologized for tagging its Twitter promotional messages with Iran-related hash tags, AFP reports. The store may have been trying to maximize the number of people viewing its tweets, but instead provoked outrage at the misuse of Twitter, a key media tool for Iranian protesters. “... More »

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