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PHOTO: Matt Harvey Flips Bird In Tweet, Then Deletes Twitter Account
CBS Local
Harvey not only deleted the tweet, but deleted his Twitter account. The Mets asked the 2013 All-Star to delete the tweet, according to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News. But the team did not ask the star hurler to get rid of his account, Martino ...
Mets asked Matt Harvey to remove middle-finger tweet but not to delete Twitter ...The Star-Ledger
Matt Harvey deletes Twitter accountESPN
Matt Harvey's Middle Finger Leads to Twitter Account Deletion, General ConfusionBleacher Report
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Roseanne Barr disputes Zimmerman lawsuit over Twitter post
Los Angeles Times
Barr had 110,000 Twitter followers at the time, their lawsuit says. Barr argued in a legal filing Monday that she was actually trying to tell someone who had originally posted the address to delete it. In any case, the address was publicly available in ...

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Labour candidate defends Cunliffe 'bully' jibe
Hawke's Bay Today
Labour Tukituku candidate Anna Lorck says she won't remove her tweet criticising party leader David Cunliffe. Labour's Tukituki candidate, Anna Lorck, says she won't delete a 2011 tweet in which she called David Cunliffe, now her party's leader, a "bully".

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Manchester United delete Dion Dublin tweet posted before David Moyes axe
Sports Mole
The staff at Manchester United swiftly deleted a tweet wishing former striker Dion Dublin a happy birthday they had posted seconds before confirming David Moyes's sacking. The club's official Twitter account celebrated Dublin turning 45 years old a ...

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Getting Served Is No Way To Start Your Morning
Huffington Post
Now I delete as soon as I get it," said somebody. "It's become a pathetic place where wannabe Washington big shots get their bosses to buy advertising so they can ... He quotes a "TWEET OF THE NIGHT" -- @mmoaks14: "Saying 'it's complicated' doesn't ...

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Bleacher Report

Mets asked Matt Harvey to remove middle-finger tweet but not to delete Twitter ...
The Star-Ledger
Was Harvey tired of the attention he has received throughout his rehab? Here's the answer from The Daily News' Andy Martino -- the team asked for the tweet to be deleted, but it was Harvey's call to get rid of the account: harvey.jpg Matt Harvey via ...
PHOTO: Matt Harvey Flips Bird In Tweet, Then Deletes Twitter AccountCBS Local
Matt Harvey deletes Twitter accountESPN
Matt Harvey's Middle Finger Leads to Twitter Account Deletion, General ConfusionBleacher Report
Newsday -Sports Media 101 -New York Daily News
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Mets' Matt Harvey gives the finger to celebrate Tommy John surgery anniversary
The Star-Ledger
(UPDATE: Matt Harvey's Twitter account appears to have been deleted after the tweet discussed below). Exactly six months ago, Mets phenom Matt Harvey underwent Tommy John surgery. So, to celebrate, he used his Twitter account to remember the ...


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FNB apologises for tweet bomb out
Eyewitness News
A tweet on one of First National Bank's accounts upset many users of the social network, resulting in an apology and retraction by the bank, 22 April 2014. Picture: EWN. Multimedia. Previous line. Next line. A tweet on one of First National Bank's ...
FNB apologises for Twitter storm after bizarre 'Steve' updatehtxt.africa

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Zach Braff's conservative-bashing cowardice torched with two words, one ...
Twitchy
Yep, Kristen Bell didn't even delete her absurd tweets arguing that “rich people” should pay higher taxes because they “can afford it.” So, Hollyweird hypocrites, how about this then? Heard you're willing to share wealth, @zachbraff . Can I have some ...


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Silence of the Ham: Has ESPN Suspended Darren Rovell from Twitter?
Bleacher Report
The ESPN business reporter/tweet machine has yet to post to the social media platform after sending out an apologetic message to his 460,000 followers on Sunday. As of this writing, Rovell's last tweet apologized for using “poor judgment” for a prior ...

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Emma Appleton Says Terry Richardson Asked for Sex in Exchange for Vogue ...
Latinos Post
The model took to Twitter to reveal a message allegedly from famed photographer, Terry Richardson. The post has since been deleted but Complex was able to get a screenshot of the tweet. Based on the photo, Richardson allegedly told Appleton, "If I can ...
Emma Appleton PHOTOS: Terry Richardson denies pervy 'if I can f*ck you ...Mstarz

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New Vision

Twitter blocks accounts critical of Turkish gov'tPublish Date: Apr 22, 2014
New Vision
TWITTER appears to have blocked two anonymous accounts that were used to release secretly recorded conversations implicating Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and senior government officials in a damning corruption scandal. Twitter agreed ...

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