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  • A tale of Twitter, parodies and police

    A tale of Twitter, parodies and police
    For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as...
  • Twitter working on targeted ads for movie buffs

    Do you tweet about your favorite movies or follow a movie's Twitter account? Soon, Hollywood studios will be able to market directly to you on the microblogging platform.  Twitter said it is working on targeted ads for movie buffs, similar to the...
  • Apple customers discover unexpected flexibility in iPhone 6 Plus

    Apple customers discover unexpected flexibility in iPhone 6 Plus
    Apple iPhone 6 Plus buyers have discovered an unexpected quirk in their new phones: they bend when placed in back pockets. "Bendgate," as the issue has already been dubbed on social-media sites, is a reminder of 2010's "antennagate," when iPhone 4 users...
  • Twitter Pitches Studios on Ads Aimed at Movie Tweeters

    Twitter, looking to earn more marketing coin from Hollywood studios, has launched a new program that can target ads to the social site's users who are chatting about films. Advertisers already can buy sponsored tweets based on users' keywords, but the...
  • Gay-assault suspect is suspended from hospital job

    Gay-assault suspect is suspended from hospital job
    While the three suspects in the assault of a gay couple in Center City were awaiting arraignment Wednesday, an affidavit revealing new details about the incident emerged, as did social-media postings by one of the accused that contain anti-gay sentiments....
  • Twitter study: Actors are a TV show's 'greatest asset'

    Twitter study: Actors are a TV show's 'greatest asset'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With the new fall television season underway, Twitter is stressing to networks that the castmembers of their shows are far more powerful as a marketing tool on social media than the feeds devoted to each individual series....
  • The challenge of stopping do-it-yourself jihadism

    On Thursday, Australian authorities claimed they thwarted a plot by supporters of the Islamic State to grab random people off the street and then behead the captured citizens on videotape. Australia's attorney general said that the massive raid, the...
  • Lewis' new photo says she's running for mayor

     Lewis' new photo says she's running for mayor
    Take a look at the new Twitter avatar that Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis posted last week, then tell me she's not running for mayor. The avatar is the little image — usually a portrait — that appears prominently on a user's...
  • The right to deny job to tweeting professor

    The right to deny job to tweeting professor
    Steven Salaita's First Amendment rights remain intact. And academic freedom is not under assault at the University of Illinois. Otherwise, I might be as worked up as those who demonstrated on Salaita's behalf at Thursday's meeting of the U. of I....
  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...
  • Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball

    Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball
    On a slow Monday night in Tacoma, Wash., Cubs' outfield prospect Jorge Soler retweeted some big news from the official Twitter account of Minor League Baseball: "BREAKING NEWS: No. 5 #Cubs prospect @JorgeSoler68 reportedly was called up, just after an...