May 27th, 2014
09:15 PM ET

Otters rock out on a keyboard at National Zoo

There are a lot of music videos on YouTube, but one in particular is really racking up the views.

The otters at the National Zoo deserve a hand for what they're doing with their paws. They may not know what key they're in, but they're not bored with playing the keyboard. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on critters tickling the ivories.

Filed under: Animals • Jeanne Moos • OffBeat • Social Media
May 23rd, 2014
09:34 PM ET

Teen's Michael Jackson impression goes viral: 'There's no other way to learn but to watch him'

A new Michael Jackson-themed video is taking the internet by storm.

Seventeen-year-old Brett Nichols, a junior at Pitman High School in Turlock, California performed a fabulous Michael Jackson impersonation at his school's talent show last week.

Since it was posted online Tuesday, it has racked up more than 10 million views.

CNN's Brianna Keilar spoke with Nichols about his performance.

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Filed under: Entertainment • News • Social Media
May 21st, 2014
08:40 PM ET

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak under fire over 'unpatriotic racists' tweet

"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak, says he was kidding when he tweeted:

"I now believe global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists knowingly misleading for their own ends. Good night."

The remark set off a firestorm with one fan responding:

"Apparently when he's not entertaining the trailer park crowd, @patsajak is a climatologist. buy a vowel for this, Pat: F_ck Off"

CNN's Nischelle Turner has more on the controversy.

Filed under: Global Warming • Social Media
April 23rd, 2014
10:13 PM ET

YouTube turns 9, celebrate with animals!

Nine years ago the very first YouTube video was posted online.

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Since then, billions of hours of video have been viewed on the site. But which videos did people really go wild for?

For the answer we turn to our own Jeanne Moos.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • News • Social Media
April 14th, 2014
02:30 PM ET

Top comedians: 'How we use social media'

How has social media changed your life?

That's the question the OutFront team posed to top comedians at the annual Shorty Awards. Comics from Gilbert Gottfried to 'Parks and Recreation' Actress Retta describe the best and worst aspects of social media and explain how to win at social.

Filed under: Shorty Awards • Social Media
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