Not since the miniaturizing of the cell phone has the world seen such a significant life changing creation as experienced with Twitter. The microblogging site has enabled average citizens to broadcast real time news; live tweets during events; and create instant scandal among the rich and famous. Like the cell phone, it is hard to imagine living without Twitter.
A sure sign of becoming a cultural icon is when an performer gets their very own action figure. Ever since Hasbro developed the world’s first action figure in 1964 with its creation of G I Joe, the plastic re-creations have evolved into a specialist type of star related merchandise.