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Remember these? Twitter reminisces about things from the '80s and '90s that today's kids will never have to deal with - like calling collect, TV static, and recording a radio song onto cassette
Thousands of Twitter users took a trip down memory lane this week, trading stories about their favorite things from decades past that are no longer around today.
Scaredy cat! Permanently surprised rescue kitten whose wide eyes make her look permanently startled amasses thousands of followers
The rescue kitten, who lives with her 31-year-old owner Matt Taghioff in Beckenham, South East London, has more than 30,000 Twitter followers who enjoy her startled look.
Japan's foreign minister appoints Pokemon's Pikachu and cartoon cat Hello Kitty as cultural ambassadors in a bid to bring the 2025 World Expo to the country
Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono announced that Pokemon’s Pikachu and the famed cartoon cat Hello Kitty would be appointed ambassadors to promote the city of Osaka.
'He's not a Muslim or a migrant': Police in Netherlands say Donald Trump's retweeted video is fake news: Attacker beating up boy on crutches is DUTCH (and two more clips are five years old)
A video retweeted by Donald Trump of a Muslim migrant beating up a boy on crutches was today dismissed as fake news by police in the Netherlands who say he is Dutch
May blasts Trump for retweeting videos posted by the deputy leader of Britain First - including footage claiming to be 'a Muslim man destroying a statue of Virgin Mary' - but his invite for a State Visit STILL stands
MPs insisted Mr Trump was 'not welcome here' in the wake of the Twitter posts, while the widow of murdered politician Jo Cox accused him of 'spreading hatred'. No 10 said Mr Trump's invite still stands.
'I just have no impulse control': Armie Hammer calls Twitter 'a toxic environment' after quitting platform over 'bitter AF' BuzzFeed article
'I just have no impulse control,' the actor, 31, told The Wrap on Tuesday. 'So if somebody says something stupid, I couldn’t help but say something back and then it just exploded.'
'Check your seat for a very large mom bra!' Pregnant Chrissy Teigen implores her Twitter followers to help find the underwear she left behind on a flight
The model, 31, asked for a big favor from her Twitter followers on Wednesday morning following a flight into Washington D.C, which saw her accidentally leave behind a rather essential item.
Trump mocks 'Little Rocket Man' Kim Jong-Un as 'a sick puppy' after promising more sanctions on North Korea for firing missile that could hit ANYWHERE in the world
The president took a rhetorical shot at the North Korean dictator on Wednesday, calling him 'a sick puppy' for blasting an intercontinental ballistic missile in Japan's direction.
The threat is real - so what if the video is FAKE? White House's extraordinary defense of Trump's anti-Muslim tweets as police say at least one is false
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shrugged off suggestions that anti-Muslim videos President Trump spread online Wednesday morning might be fake?– because the 'threat' is real.
'I'm so lucky': Ruby Rose gushes about her girlfriend Jessica Origliasso in a heartfelt tweet amid weight concerns after the actress displayed her VERY slender frame in Sydney
She sparked concerns this week, after displaying her very slender frame at the ARIAs followed by the Pitch Perfect 3 premiere in Sydney.
'Quickie in the closet and Overnight Getaway!' Honest parents reveal on Twitter what their children would be called if they'd been named after the REAL reason they were born
Brutally honest parents from all over the world take to twitter users reveal the names that their little angles would have if they had been named after how they were conceived.
Trump dances on Matt Lauer's grave and attacks Joe Scarborough over death of a female staffer when he was in Congress
President Donald Trump hailed 'Today' show host Matt Lauer's firing by going after MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and dredging up a conspiracy theory about the death of a former Scarborough aide.
From grandmothers trying desperately to track down their grandchildren on Twitter to older people using Dollar General in an attempt to find love - these are the US pensioners struggling online.
The far-right leader who berates Muslims on the street, has already been convicted of hate crime and is DELIGHTED Trump's retweeted her
Jayda Fransen, whose Twitter feed is littered with videos and pictures condemning Islam, is sitting on a charge of using threatening and abusive language at a rally in Belfast.
O(MG) Canada! Twitter users swoon over 2018 Justin Trudeau wall calendar which refers to the Prime Minister as 'my Canadian boyfriend'
It features 12 images of the 45-year-old father-of-three, including a shirtless snap and one with a puppy. Several Twitter users are swooning over the calendar.
Washington college student, 19, now 'owes' $200,000 to children's hospital after pleding to donate 25 cents for every favorite and 50 cents for every retweet
Washington State University student Danni Messina took to social media this week with a charitable idea in mind.
PIERS MORGAN: Endorsing a bunch of Muslim-hating fascists is the very WORST thing Trump has done as President and, unless he apologizes, makes him a racist and Islamophobe too
President Donald Trump today publicly endorsed disgusting, far-right Islamophobia and racism. There is simply no other conclusion to be drawn from his decision to retweet three posts.
'That's just mean': Fans rush to defend Chinese model Ming Xi on Twitter after CBS shows her falling during Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
The Chinese model, 25, suffered an embarrassing fall as she walked the runway in Shanghai and the incident was left in, and not edited out, of the telecast that aired Tuesday night on CBS.
The s******* Christmas jumper ever!' Fans' rage at Beyonce's VERY simple festive sweater - that comes with a ￡42 price tag
Everything the 36-year-old pop superstar usually touches turns to gold but fans have taken exception to her latest range of festive jumpers - because they're decidedly unfestive.
Monica Lewinsky hits out at CNN for promoting show about the 'Lewinsky Scandal' - prompting infamous intern to rename it 'The Clinton Impeachment'
The former White House intern whose affair with then-President Bill Clinton led to his impeachment has a message for the world – don’t call it the ‘Monica Lewinsky scandal.’
Why weren't The Veronicas at the ARIAs? Twins' obvious absence at the awards show fuelled by rumours of a rift and claims they were 'snubbed' in the Best Video category
They performed topless at last year's ARIAs but The Veronicas were visibly absent from this year's awards on Tuesday, after complaining 'On Your Side' was snubbed for Best Video.
'This is the most iconic thing of 2017!' Fans go into MELTDOWN after Harry Styles kisses Lorde TWICE before accepting his award at the ARIAs
The two global singing superstars, in their 20s, are believed to be single. And when former One Direction hunk Harry Styles kissed Kiwi songstress during the ARIA Awards in Sydney on Tuesday, fans took note.
'Damn you're an idiot': Eric Trump is mercilessly trolled after attempting to defend his father's Pocahontas jibe by likening the president's usage to the Disney movie
Eric Trump attempted to defend his father on Twitter for calling a fellow politician 'Pocahontas' during an event honoring Navajo war veterans and the Internet eviscerated him.
Half of 11-year-olds use social media... despite firms' own age limit of 13: Companies are accused of 'turning a blind eye' to breaches and not protecting children?
Nearly half of children aged 11 and 12 have accounts on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, according to communications watchdog Ofcom.
John McCain tells Trump that saying 'Pocahontas' in front of Navajo code-talkers is an 'insult to genuine American heroes' - and Elizabeth Warren calls insult 'a disgusting low'
John McCain spoke out against President Trump calling Elizabeth Warren Pocahontas in front of a group of Navajo code talkers as condemnation mounted, including from Native Americans.
FCC Chairman accuses Twitter of being 'politically biased' as he defends plan to scrap net neutrality rules
The chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai, accused social media company Twitter of being politically biased on Tuesday as he defended his plan to roll back rules intended to ensure a free and open internet.
'Make Narnia Great Again!' Twitter mocks Melania over her 'creepy' Christmas White House decorations
Melania Trump was said so have 'personally selected' most of the Christmas decor for this year's 'time honored traditions' theme.
'Watch where you stand, ladies': Twitter users criticize the Trump Administration for hanging a MISTLETOE in the White House amid the sexual harassment scandal
After?Melania Trump?unveiled the White House's spectacular Christmas decorations Monday, some people were quick to point out one piece that could have been done away with.
'It makes no sense!' Twitter users vent their outrage over the lack of women nominated for Grammys with just ONE female artist up for album of the year (and NONE for record of the year)
The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards were revealed on Tuesday on CBS This Morning by singer Andra Day, and elicited a quick, and big, reaction online.
They actually BOUGHT that? Twitter users reveal the strangest items they found in their parents' homes during Thanksgiving - from a creepy bust of Elvis to a unicycling toilet roll holder?
A Chicago woman named Jenn was curious about just what was hiding in everyone's houses, and took to Twitter to ask others to share pictures of the baffling things in their families' homes.
Melania LOVES what she is doing and was convinced I would win: Trump denies claims FLOTUS never wanted to be first lady
In a tweet Tuesday, President Trump pushed back against a report that said the first lady never wanted the job and, more importantly, didn't think her husband would win.
'Why is that OK?': Loose Women viewers slam Saira Khan for singing 'there's a brown girl in the house' while discussing Meghan Markle's engagement to Prince Harry
However, viewers immediately took to Twitter to blast the TV presenter - and question why it was 'acceptable' for her to refer to Meghan's race at all.
'This was so awkward': Girl shares hilarious texts sent by her furious father after he found a 'sex toy' in her bedroom – only to learn it was something VERY different
Twitter user @_Emmiily, who appears to be from the US, received a text from her father telling her 'we need to talk' after finding something suspicious in her bedroom in a hilarious exchange.
Student complains on Twitter about electronic beer advert shining into his bedroom – with hilarious results?
A student who was kept awake at night by a dazzlingly bright beer advertisement board in Edinburgh received a hilarious apology - and a free crate of beer - from the advertiser.
When social media bragging goes wrong! Hilarious pictures show liars getting caught out making unlikely claims?
To many social media has become an everyday tool people use to share - or exaggerate - the best aspects of their lives. But the internet is also prime territory to embarrass themselves.
This pup is doggone mad! Husky cheekily bounces on her owner's trampoline...but then stops sheepishly when she realises she's being filmed
Erik Pendlebury, 18, went outside one morning and spotted his dog joyfully jumping on his trampoline in his back garden. It is not clear where it was filmed.
'Who the f**k are these people?!' Viewers SLAM 'mind-numbingly boring' ARIA Awards for praising artists 'no one's ever heard of'
The ARIA Awards proved to be a lacklustre affair for many fans, with disgruntled viewers taking to Twitter to slam the ceremony for being 'boring' and flooded with unknown artists.
Trump says the NFL is 'weak and out of control' as National Anthem protests continue and fans vote with their feet
The president resumed attacking the NFL, saying the league is 'weak and out of control' for allowing players to kneel during the playing of the National Anthem without any consequences.
Armie Hammer DELETES his Twitter account after slamming 'bitter' article that claims he's only successful because he is a 'pedigreed white man' and a millionaire scion of oil dynasty
Actor Armie Hammer quit Twitter after slamming BuzzFeed for an article it published about him claiming his career is owed to being a privileged white man.
'We wish you a lifetime of joy and happiness together': The Obama family congratulates Meghan and Harry on their engagement
The Obama family took a moment on Monday to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their engagement while President Donald Trump hasn't said anything publicly to the couple.
'Time passes so very fast': Robin Williams' daughter Zelda pays tribute to her late father as she marks the 25th anniversary of Disney movie Aladdin
The actor, who passed away in August 2014, had voiced the character of Genie in the much-loved animation and sharing a GIF of Genie playfully interacting with Aladdin, Zelda paid tribute to him.
'Soooo exciting': Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton lead the celebrity tributes to newly-engaged royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton were among the celebrities sharing their excitement at the news of a Royal wedding, after Clarence House's official announcement.
'I do not play rugby for the Richmond Tigers': US college student with 'limited athletic ability' earns a legion of new fans after being mistaken for star AFL recruit
An American college student has become an overnight sensation after he was mistaken for an AFL footy club's young star.
'I'm gonna be up all night watching!': Kim Kardashian gushes about Stranger Things... after show's star Millie Bobby Brown said she was a KUWTK fan
The reality star shared that she had begun binge-watching Netflix's hit supernatural series on Sunday - much to the delight of its young star who replied to the 37-year-old on Monday.
'Someone got a pass!' Terry Crews rages on Twitter as Hollywood agent Adam Venit returns to work just a MONTH after the actor accused of him of grabbing his genitals
Venit was placed on a one-month unpaid suspension from William Morris Endeavor after Crews claimed that the high powered Hollywood agent had fondled his genitals in February 2016.
Just good friends! Spider-Man co-stars Zendaya and Tom Holland lark about in a mall after denying dating rumors
The couple, both 21, were spotted enjoying some retail therapy on Sunday in a sighting that's bound to add fuel to the fire of a romance between the two, who will reprise their roles in Spidey 2.
'No one gets a pass': Terry Crews slams Russell Simmons for 'urging him to drop sex assault allegations' against Hollywood agent
Crews (right) on Sunday published an email that he says Simmons (left) sent him on November 3, urging Crews to drop his groping allegations against Hollywood agent Adam Venit.
'This is TV gold!': This Morning viewers left in stitches when Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield call the WRONG competition winner... but give her ￡1,000 to say sorry?
Viewers immediately took to Twitter to address the cringe-worthy moment, which resulted in the presenters giving the embarrassed caller ￡1,000 of her own as an apology.
'Mouth breather': Morning Joe hosts launch attack on 'obsessed viewer' President Trump after he says show is 'fake news' with 'terrible ratings'
President Trump quoted a tweet from Director of Social Media Dan Scavino on Monday morning that called the program's obviously pre-taped episode on Friday 'fake news.'
'The unkindest cut of all!' Star Trek: Discovery's Jason Isaacs jokingly asks for Captain Kirk's forgiveness after William Shatner BLOCKS him on Twitter
The British actor, 54, who plays Captain Gabriel Lorca in the rebooted space adventure on CBS, revealed that the veteran 85-year-old had blocked him on social media on Sunday.
'When you tweet before your first cup of McCafé': McDonald's is hit with a McFlurry of insults for posting incomplete promotional tweet
In the early hours of Friday morning, the McDonald's Twitter account posted a message reading ?'Black Friday **** Need copy and link****.'
'Happy for them, truly devastated for me!' Twitter erupts in response to Prince Harry and Meghan engagement... with many hoping for a day off work for their big day?
Social media has been set alight by the news that the royal and the Suits actress are set to marry. Many expressed their delight, while some have admitted they are upset Harry is officially off the market.
Labour MP Emma Dent Coad says she 'loves' a post by a Corbynista accusing Theresa May of being 'ugly because she has ugly thoughts'
Emma Dent Coad retweeted the message - which uses a quote by the author Roald Dahl to accuse the PM of being 'ugly' and Jeremy Corbyn of being 'lovely'.
With a real American princess in the pipeline, the Kardashians might finally fins themselves pushed off the front pages.
My crazy round of golf with the World No. 1, Tiger Woods and the president: Ex-pro reveals Trump was 'gracious and entertaining' during their Thanksgiving four-ball and claims that he and the Donald managed to draw with their illustrious rivals?
Former US Ryder Cup player Brad Faxon teamed up with Trump against Woods and top-ranked Dustin Johnson at the president's golf club in Jupiter, Florida on Friday for a friendly 18 holes.
DUP leader Arlene Foster congratulated the WRONG prince on his engagement to Meghan Markle before realising her error and swiftly deleting the tweet
Arlene Foster sent a tweet sending her best wishes to Prince William on popping the question to the US actress.
Former Time editor Rick Stengel warns Koch brothers will turn magazine into PR machine and says it is 'hard to imagine they won't influence editorial' after funding $650M of purchase price
The news that Meredith would be purchasing Time Inc with the help of funds from the Koch brothers is not sitting well with one former editor of the magazine, with Richard Stengel weighing in.
Love Island winners Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay defiantly hit back at claims of 'massive falling out' with cosy night in decorating family Christmas tree
Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay have now hit back at the claims by posting a series of videos and tweets about their cosy night getting into the festive spirit.
'Is that raw meat?' Kim Kardashian fans are bemused by bizarre rose petal ice cubes the star served at her baby shower (and some mistake them for 'frozen vaginas')
Kim, 37, left fans scratching their heads after tweeting a picture of edible rose petals frozen inside a stack of ice cubes which she served at her baby shower earlier this month.
'I am truly traumatised': Northerners are left baffled by a pie advert that makes its gravy look like a 'a cup of tea before milk' (and say it must have been made by a southerner)
British food brand Holland's Pies has outraged a lot of Northerners after they made an advert celebrating their love for gravy, featuring some very weak gravy.
West Wing actors hit out at White House Press Secretary after she compared herself to the show's C.J. Gregg in post about Thanksgiving turkey
Sarah Huckabee Sanders joked how her life had turned into an episode of the West Wing, but actor Bradley Whitford replied: 'I know C.J. Gregg.?C.J. Gregg is a friend of mine. You're no?C.J. Gregg,'
'Shame on YOU!' Australians blast 'dirty old man' Don Burke after he repeatedly denies assault claims - as viewers praise Tracy Grimshaw for 'grilling' the disgraced star
Don Burke has been slammed on social media following his interview?with A Current Affair on Monday, with many labeling him a 'dirty old man'.
I'm A Celeb's Amir Khan has special halal meals prepared for him during jungle stint to keep his diet in line with Muslim faith... but he's allowed to chow down on creepy crawlies
While the boxer has the meals specially prepared in accordance with his Muslim faith, he's learned that he's able to eat creepy crawlies in Bushtucker Trials, as it's not forbidden.
The X Factor: 'Why is her dress pinned to her head?' Nicole Scherzinger fails to impress baffled viewers with her hooded LBD at semi-final
The Pussycat Dolls star, 39, suffered a rare fashion misstep in the LBD, which left baffled fans asking why she had 'pinned her dress to her head'.
Trump boasts that he's done more than any '10 month President' while mocking the Democrats for using 'Russia, Russia, Russia' as their excuse for losing the election
As President Trump boarded Air Force One to head back to D.C. after spending his Thanksgiving holiday at the 'winter White House,' he sent out a quick tweet acknowledging a job well done.
Baffled shopper shares hilarious snap of the trousers she ordered online that came up FAR too long (and she's not the only one who's struggling with the size)
Twitter user Dan, 19, from Edinburgh, ordered a pair of red flared trousers from online retailer Pretty Little Thing, but was shocked when she discovered that the trouser legs were way too young.
'They represent our Nation to the WORLD very poorly': Trump hits out at CNN International - claiming Fox is a better embodiment of the American people?
President Donald Trump wrote that CNN is doing a terrible job of representing the United States to the world - claiming that Fox News really has Americans' best interests at heart.
'The bulletin tonight could be sparse': ITV news reporter tweets video of his boss stuck in a glass lift going up and down non-stop for an HOUR?
A video of unlucky ITV programme editor Mike Rigby (pictured) shows the exasperated journalist stuck inside a lift at the broadcaster's office in London with his colleagues in hysterics.
'My daughter threw a tantrum because her tongue is pink': Witty parents reveal the daily struggles of family life in VERY funny tweets
Mothers and fathers from around the world shared some of the funniest things their children have said and done - and the posts will strike a chord with families everywhere.
'Of course I made the pie': White House Press Secretary insists perfect pie WAS hers and not a stock photo as she offers to remake it to disprove 'PieGate' conspiracy
Conspiracy theorists had a field day with a photo of a perfect looking pie the White House Press Secretary says she baked, but looked like a stock image, she is now insisting she did indeed bake it.
I'm A Celebrity: 'Sorry babe!' Jamie Vardy admits he voted for wife Becky FIVE times to do the first eating Bushtucker Trial of the series... that saw her chow down on a bull's penis
Jamie Vardy has admitted he in fact voted for his wife Rebekah to face the eating trial on I'm A Celeb... - which saw her and Made In Chelsea's Toff having to force-feed one another fish eyes and bull's penises.
'I taught my big sister about @CardiB': Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish jokes on Twitter as she shares selfie with Barbra Streisand
Tiffany Haddish and Barbra Streisand found themselves at the same dinner party this holiday weekend.
The US President took to Twitter late on Friday to claim that Time Magazine was planning on making him their Person of the Year again.
Real pie, fake news?: White House Press Secretary accused of using a stock photo of a perfect looking pecan pie for Thanksgiving and the press pool hilariously piles on with Piegate conspiracy theories?
As if there wasn't enough 'fake news' out there, this one may just take the cake, welcome to Piegate. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shared a photo of a perfect looking pecan pie.
'Malia should be OFF limits': Ivanka Trump lashes out saying the former first daughter should be given 'privacy' after the 19-year-old was spotted kissing a Harvard classmate
Ivanka Trump is condemning recent tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be 'OFF limits.'
'I'm crushed with indescribable pain': Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas heartbroken as his wife Gemma, 40, dies of leukaemia just three days after she was diagnosed
Former Blue Peter presenter Simon Thomas has revealed his wife Gemma has died, just three days after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia.
'She's always had problems with her skin': Georgia Toffolo 'uses banned concealer on I'm A Celeb'... after viewers comment on her remarkably clear complexion
After fans speculated on the 23-year-old's clear complexion, a source has revealed that the TV personality has been given permission to bring makeup to the jungle, due to skin condition.
I'm A Celebrity: 'Do they have beef?!' Fans claim Ant McPartlin is embroiled in secret feud with Joe Swash after he shoots him down during Extra Camp
Fans have been left convinced that Ant McPartlin and Joe Swash are embroiled in a secret feud after watching a frosty interaction on Thursday night's show.
Time denies telling Trump he was likely ‘Person of the Year' but fail to say if they WERE considering him - as the president claims
President Donald Trump says he turned down an interview and photo shoot for Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' issue.