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Celebrities remember James Garner on Twitter

On Saturday, Hollywood leading man James Garner died of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 86.

When the news broke, celebrities immediately took to Twitter to remember the man behind Maverick, The Rockford Files, and so much more. Here are just a few of those tributes: READ FULL STORY

Nielsen reveals top 10 TV series on Twitter and the year's most tweeted-about episode

If television gave us anything to tweet about this year, it was Walter White’s journey from chemistry teacher to Heisenberg to whatever it was that he became.

Nielsen has released its list of this year’s most talked-about series on Twitter, which was calculated from September 1, 2013 to May 25, 2014. Breaking Bad not only topped the list — with an average reach of 6 million people per each new episode — but also took home the award for the greatest reach for a single airing, thanks to its buzzy series finale. Viewers’ final hour with Walt, Jesse, and all those crazy Nazis reached 9.1 million people on Twitter, making it quite literally the tune-in event of the year. However, The Voice set the record for total tweets sent about a single episode with 1.92 million tweets about its episode on May 13. READ FULL STORY

Russell Crowe and Ricky Gervais live-tweeted their drunken evening together

What do Russell Crowe and Ricky Gervais have in common? An affinity for alcohol and Twitter — preferably at the same time.

Recently, Crowe and Gervais had a few drinks together. As any child of Instagram/Twitter knows, that can only lead to one thing: Drunken photos. Only when these guys post them, millions of people are watching — and their future job prospects don’t plummet. Sorry, kids.

Most of their conversation is below, minus a few deleted tweets from Gervais, which you can see on Buzzfeed.

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Oscars 2014: The most tweeted-about moments of the night were ...

The 86th Academy Awards could be remembered by a number of labels: The Oscars where Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza. The Oscars where Matthew McConaughey won. Most likely, though, we’ll recall this ceremony as Oscars that broke Twitter. During the broadcast, DeGeneres took it upon herself to organize the world’s greatest selfie in the hopes of creating the most retweeted tweet ever. Spoiler: She did.

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Jimmy Fallon introduces The Beatles to social media (and selfie Sunday!) -- VIDEO

There are two things we know for sure in this world: We’re in the golden age of social media, and Beatlemania was the height of rabid fandom. So can you imagine if John, Paul, Ringo, and George had participated in #selfiesunday?!

Jimmy Fallon can. On The Tonight Show, Fallon recruited Late Night bandleader Fred Armisen to help him show what 1964 would’ve looked like if Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and even Vine had existed.

In his sketch, we travel back to the band’s first performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, just after they finish singing “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” Paul immediately thanks the crowd… and asks everyone to like the band on Facebook. If you want to see more of their bowl cuts, they’re also on Instagram — THE_BEATLES1 — but you’ll have to ignore all the photos of Ringo’s brunch. (Ringo jokes: still funny!) More importantly, be sure to catch their live-tweet of the MTV Video Music Awards.

The best part of all of this? The band’s Twitter handle: @THEREALBEATLESUK. If this is 1964, what jerk stole @TheBeatles?!

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Socialympics: Olympic skier Nick Goepper's bathtub photo takes gold (#nude)

In our ongoing coverage of the Sochi Socialympics, the U.S. athletes continue to deliver. Here’s a look at the medalists for Feb. 2 and Feb. 3. READ FULL STORY

Golden Globes 2014: And the award for most tweeted-about moment goes to...

While the Hollywood A-listers walked the red carpet, took their seats, drank their booze, and accepted their awards, the rest of us turned on our televisions and took to Twitter to discuss absolutely everything — Did you hear there was sewage on the red carpet? How hot does Matthew McConaughey look? Congrats, Breaking Bad!
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Relive 2013 through the year's top Instagram moments and trends

With only a few weeks left in 2013, Instagram has released its year-end data. From the most liked post to the year’s biggest hashtag’s here’s a quick roundup of 2013, social media-style.

Most liked Instagram of 2013
Not surprisingly, Justin Bieber takes home the awards for the most liked Instagram. Check it out below: READ FULL STORY

Eliminated 'Voice' contestant Josh Logan on the new instant save: 'It was mass confusion'

Top 12 contestant on The Voice Josh Logan was one of two artists eliminated on Tuesday’s show, the first episode to feature the Twitter ‘instant save.’ But when EW spoke with him today on the phone, Logan was in high spirits and optimistic for his post-show prospects. “I was fine last night and I’m fine today,” Logan said. “It’s definitely a bittersweet thing, but I lost, you know, at least to another talented person.” Logan and glam-rock singer Kat Robichaud were in the bottom two. Robichaud garnered the most Twitter votes to remain in the competition. “I’m just looking forward to starting with what’s next and really trying to kick some ass in the future,” he said. After the elimination episode, the next day was a whirlwind of press and even reliving Monday’s performance episode all over again. His coach Christina Aguilera had chosen Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” for him to sing, and Logan found him singing it again Wednesday afternoon on Access Hollywood. “The song that sent me home,” he laughs.
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'The Voice' results: Who went home? Who got 'Instant Saved'?

[SPOILER ALERT!!! Read on only if you have already seen Tuesday night's eliminations round.]

Tonight was The Voice‘s great social media experiment. Did it work? And more importantly, did America’s Twitter users save the right singer?

Here’s a quick react, before my full recap coming later tonight [UPDATE: Recap is live] READ FULL STORY

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