The governor of New York is extremely amused by the concept of an “attack tweet.”
Andrew Cuomo was asked today about City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s apparent social media broadside, in which she seemed to criticize his “SILENCE” on the East Harlem building collapse that rocked her district last week. Continue reading “‘Attack Tweet’ Amuses Gov. Cuomo”
Displeased with a New York Post story that ran this morning about his hunt for a cheaper apartment, ex-mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner took to Twitter today to declare the broker who leaked the story had “no class.”
Eric Schneiderman has mastered the art of the subtweet—a public message covertly addressed to a specific individual. Continue reading “Attorney General Subtweets Governor With ‘Eyelashes’ Joke”
Joe Lhota is still touting old endorsements in the mayor’s race.
Up until yesterday, Mr. Lhota’s campaign’s Twitter page prominently featured endorsements from the city’s three largest newspapers, even though they only backed him in the September 10 Republican primary when he was up against John Catsimatidis and George McDonald–not the November election. Continue reading “Joe Lhota Still Touting Newspapers’ Primary Endorsements”
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is not only increasingly tearing into his Democratic opponent on the campaign trail, he’s taking the brawl online.
Mr. Lhota’s campaign once used its official Twitter account to calmly tout Mr. Lhota’s accomplishments–rarely even mentioning Bill de Blasio by name. Continue reading “Joe Lhota Ramps Up Attacks Against Bill de Blasio on Twitter, Too”
Councilwoman Inez Dickens is openly jockeying to be the next speaker of the City Council, but it appears one Twitter account has already beat her to the punch.
Ms. Dickens recently revamped her re-election website, embedding a Twitter account called “SpeakerDickens.” The only problem is that the account is a parody feed that skewers Ms. Dickens.
Continue reading “Councilwoman’s Campaign Site Promotes Parody Twitter Account”
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner may be owning up to his latest sex-messaging scandal. But his alleged secret online handle? Not quite.
Mr. Weiner dodged a question tonight about the name he reportedly ascribed to himself while engaging in his most recent explicit online chatting sessions: “Carlos Danger.”
Continue reading “Weiner on Carlos Danger: ‘I Don’t Know What You’re Talking About’”