Rob Ford Twitter

Is Rob Ford Really In Rehab?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Is Rob Ford really in rehab? That's a question being asked after the troubled mayor of Canada's largest city broke his silence to a Toronto Sun col...

RoFo Parody Twitter Account Is Baaack

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Politics

Now that it's back online, supporters of Richard Feren's parody Twitter account of Mayor Rob Ford want to know why it was suspended — a cu...

Did Ford Get Twitter Parody Account Suspended?

CBC | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Politics

Did Mayor Rob Ford order a Twitter account parodying him suspended? That's what some Twitter users are claiming on Wednesday, as Richard Feren&...

Twitter Totally Not Surprised By Latest Rob Ford Scandal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford is being sued by his sister's former common law spouse Scott MacIntyre for allegedly ordering his brutal beating in jail. Yes, it's just anot...

'In A Drunken Stupor' Jokes Flood Twitter After Ford Crack Confession

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics

With Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s stunning crack cocaine admission came a flood of Twitter reaction. On Tuesday morning, Ford confirmed he had tried...

Twitter SAVAGES Ford's Halloween Tweet

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Politics

Amid stunning revelations about a police investigation into the video that allegedly shows Rob Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine, the Toro...

Ford Surrounded By Unprecedented 'Social Media Paparazzi': Experts

CP | Joshua Rapp Learn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The level of "social media paparazzi" surrounding Rob Ford is unprecedented, media and online experts say, as videos showing the Toronto may...

RoFo vs #StormTO: The Ultimate Twitter Battle

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Politics

It was natural that when a major storm system hit Toronto on Monday, citizens would want a mayor. But not their own, exactly. Those residents who ...

Gawker, Crackstarter, and Crowdfunding Checkbook Journalism

Ethan Zuckerman | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Ethan Zuckerman

More than one online commenter has asked whether Gawker will share revenue from pageviews with their donors if they are able to purchase the alleged Ford video. I'm more curious whether the donors will share the credit and the blame if crowdfunding checkbook journalism becomes the next big thing.

'Crackstarter' Milestone Leaves Twitter Torn

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Politics

Gawker's "Crackstarter" has succeeded in raising $200,000 to buy the alleged video of Rob Ford smoking crack, but Twitter users, despite their usual d...

Twitter Outraged About Ford's Denial

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford's statement Friday afternoon, in which he denied allegations that he smokes crack cocaine, was met with outrage on Twitter. Some noted tha...

LOOK: Rob Ford Mocked In Workopolis Ad

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Politics

It seems Toronto Mayor Rob Ford keeps walking face-first into mockery after his infamous collision with a TV cameraman. Workopolis, the popular ca...

Reporters Crack Jokes While Waiting For Ford Verdict

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto's City Hall press corp eagerly awaited the release of the verdict in the Rob Ford appeal on Friday morning. The mayor's legal team receive...

Twitter Goes Nuts Over Rob Ford Decision

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford's appeal of his removal from office has been granted and Twitter is alight with responses. The decision of a three-judge panel of the Onta...

Used Ford For Sale? Craigslist Post Goes Viral

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Satirical Craigslist posts putting Rob Ford and his office supplies up for sale are generating lots of laughs online. One post listing "one slightl...

Toronto Musicians Tweet About Rob Ford's Ouster

Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Music

Musician, they're just like us -- at least when it comes to their opinions on today's surprise firing of Toronto mayor Rob Ford for ethics violations....

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Rob Ford's Removal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is losing his job thanks to a court ruling finding he violated conflict of interest rules. Twitter users, who have long play...

Twitter Giggles At Rob Ford Fall

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford took a nasty fall on Tuesday and the Internet was there to immortalize it in GIF form. Toronto's Mayor was at an event to promote the Grey...