While a war rages and the world tries to come to grips with the violence let loose by Israel on Gaza, a photograph of a Lebanese journalist kissing her Jewish boyfriend has gone viral.
Chetan Bhagat has done it again. His ill-considered tweets on the situation in Gaza have stirred up a controversy. The best selling novelist has often managed to enrage the Twitterati, including the furore he caused by comparing the fall of the rupee with rape.
Maria Sharapova may have been knocked out of Wimbledon, but she would certainly have been bemused at finding #whoismariasharapova trending worldwide on Twitter.
Clearly the five-time Grand Slam champion had no idea what a storm her casual remark about not knowing who Sachin Tendulkar is would cause.
British writer, broadcaster and activist Jeanette Winterson got into quite a bit of trouble on Twitter after she posted a somewhat graphic picture of a rabbit's carcass on her kitchen counter and wrote: "Rabbit ate my parsley. I am eating the rabbit."
It should have been a simple process. But the Keystone Cops in charge of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's PMO made such a right royal mess that the good doctor's PMO made the wrong kind of news when the country's trying to be generous in its farewell to the outgoing PM.
Twitter users suddenly found that the PM's formal Twitter handle, PMOIndia, was suddenly showing zero Tweets and a dramatically reduced number of followers.