Every automaker is bound to respond differently to an insulting comment lobbed at one of its cars: ignore it; lash out angrily; or just go along with what was said and try to make it funny.
A Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan man decided to jog down Mack Avenue Monday evening, but aside from a pair of socks, he was stark naked.
A South African man (whose name has not been released) got a lucky break on Sunday, when his kidnappers stuffed him into the trunk of his car with his cell phone, which he used to send a text to his girlfriend, Lynn Peters. What Peters did next ended up saving his life.
It appears that The Tall One, The Loud One, the real Jeremy Clarkson, the host of Top Gear, the Jezza himself has broken down and signed up for Twitter. The account is @jcrclarksonesq and he's accrued nearly 100,000 followers in just three days. UPDATE!
NASCAR drivers love them some Twitter, so when someone calling themselves "EPICSWAGG" hacked a popular NASCAR driver's account this weekend many saw the spamming tweets. What "EPICSWAGG" didn't know was that Mark Martin — the driver who'd been hacked — has a great sense of humor and figured out how to turn the tables…
Last night on national television, America's wonkiest social media platform, Twitter, and its supposedly most backward sport, NASCAR, exploded together into a massive fireball fueled by jet propellant, secret phones, and good/bad timing. Here's the story of how one driver picked up 100,000 followers in two hours and…
At this point, most of us know not to believe Twitter death rumors, but just in case there are any concerns, the number one worldwide trending topic "R.I.P. Rowan Atkinson" is a hoax. This time we actually know how the rumor started: Twitter user Michael Robert Meras got bored. (I won't link to his Twitter account,…
Cramming yourself into a Winnebago for your next road trip to Vegas? Ludicrous. Get there in
the back end of a big-rig
a rolling disco
, the worlds biggest limo.
Los Angeles will shut down the 405 for repairs, causing an apocalyptic nightmare that makes 2012 look like Must Love Dogs. To help spread the word they're asking celebs like Lady Gaga to tweet traffic alerts. Are we being Punk'd?
Noah Everett, founder of Twitter image sharing service TwitPic, was arrested last night for walking down his street naked. He tweeted the whole thing and posted a picture from inside the police car.
Today's final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was remarkable for several reasons, a minor one being that NASA launched with low-hanging clouds over Cape Canaveral — leading to a remarkable photo from a Delta airline passenger.
Chris Barger, the chief of General Motors' social media socializing, will jump ship to work for other clients at Porter Novelli. He's also now free to tweet how he really feels about Detroit drivers.
We broke the story about Scott Bartosiewicz, the former account supervisor for New Media Strategies who accidentally fired off an f-bomb using Chrysler's Twitter account and then was fired himself, but WXYZ and the Detroit Free Press scored the first interviews with the now unemployed social media strategist.
It's been a rough few days for New Media Strategies, the Virginia-based social media firm that borked its business with Chrysler over a mis-Twittered profanity regarding Detroit's drivers. Now it's taking shots from Craigslist posters warning of more woe ahead.
Yesterday, Chrysler apologized for a profane message about Detroit drivers that was sent into its Twitter feed by an employee at social media firm New Media Strategies who was then fired. Today, Chrysler announced it fired New Media Strategies. UPDATED.