Whew! Actress Betty White, 92, is not dead, though cyberspace has been inundated with rumors that she is. The rumor reportedly started with a satirical website, stating Betty White "dyes peacefully in her Los Angeles home," referring to her hair. Cue drum rimshot. No word from White on Twitter, though. Her last Tweet was May 29, in which she shared a photo of “Extra” host Mario Lopez.
Galaxy Note 4: Bigger Is Better?
Another popular search term of late is "Galaxy Note 4," following Samsung's unveiling of the fourth iteration of its giant phone Wednesday. The phone's display is 5.7-inches, compared to Apple iPhone 5s' 4-inch diagonal display. The Korean tech company unveiled two other products Wednesday, including the Galaxy Note Edge, which has a curved screen, and the Gear VR, a virtual-reality wearable device.
The two-day NATO summit kicks off today in Wales, where global leaders and policy junkies have their work cut out for them. The Twitter hashtag #NATO has been utilized by the British Embassy, a number of think tanks and the media for commentary on a mouthful of issues. Despite all the crazy stuff making waves in the world, the five priorities of the summit, according to the British Prime Minister, are: 1) the Ukraine crisis and Russia, 2) Afghanistan's future, 3) "tackling new threats," 4) "strengthening support" for armed forces, and 5) "strengthening partnerships." Two days should be plenty of time.
Black Adam, Who?
Actor and former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson confirmed via Instagram he will play DC Comics super-villain "Black Adam." What? How do you not know about the ancient Egyptian prince with super powers who has lived through time? Through Instagram, Johnson used a few hashtags to describe Black Adam: #TheAntiHero, #ComplexPsychology and #DevilishCharm.
Black Adam will be the evil threat in an upcoming superhero film "Shazam." You know, Shazam in the Justice League. He's known as Captain Marvel? Ah, forget it.