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Who Owns Texas City Names on Twitter

Feb 27, 2015 By Dan Solomon

If you want to reach out to the city of @Austin, you’d better look at @AustinTexasGov. If you’re looking for @Dallas, check out @1500Marilla. So who owns the more logical Twitter usernames for Texas cities? 

12 Ways to #VoteKeuchel

Jul 9, 2014 By Jason Cohen

Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel is one of five American League players vying for the last spot in the All-Star Game. And for six hours on Thursday, all tweets count as votes.

Texas Mega Pastor Mega Punk’d

Apr 9, 2013 By Ross Dubois

Joel Osteen, indefatigable televangelist and pastor of a Houston megachurch, was the butt of an online hoax that claimed he had lost his faith, and would leave the church. The Internet had a strong reaction.

It’s Spelled Y’all, Y’all.

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

If there’s one thing Texans love more than saying y’all, it’s a good argument. Texas Monthly readers react to the Department of Criminal Justice’s use of “ya’ll” instead of “y’all.”

Call Lance Armstrong Maybe?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

Did Lance Armstrong accidentally give his phone number to his 3.7 million-plus Twitter followers? No. Which only makes his mystery-tweet more puzzling. 

T. Boone Wins At Twitter

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

What does energy magnate T. Boone Pickens tweet for fun when there's no Oklahoma State game? Would you believe, he throws down against rapper Drake? 

KHOU Mishandles Twitter Technology

Oct 11, 2012 By Alison Finney

KHOU ran a story about convicted rapist Abraham Joseph and next to it embedded a Twitter feed populating tweets related to the story. Unfortunately it pulled innocent @abrahamjoseph into its web.