| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
If your Twitter account suddenly retweeted a heart and a seemingly random string of letters and numbers, you aren't alone: TweetDeck was hacked.
Tweetdeck is Twitter's app for creating timelines and tracking lists in a column format. It appears the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Tony Gwynn, appreciated throughout baseball for his wizardry with a bat and beloved in San Diego for his loyalty to his adopted city, died Monday. He was 54.
Gwynn died in a Poway hospital after a four-year battle with cancer, the National Baseball Hall...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Hashtags, retweets and in-tweet purchases? A new feature that temporarily popped up this week on Twitter's mobile app indicates the micro-blogging social network might be getting ready to step into e-commerce.
Earlier this week, a "Buy now" button...
| Jun 5, 2014
He describes himself in his Twitter bio as being great at bringing people together. And he has 350,000 followers, so it must be true. Right?
Sorry, no. He's a phony. And with Twitter having more than 800 million registered users, he's hardly alone....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Sometimes sticking your neck out on social media makes for a long day.
After the U.S. defeated Ghana on Monday in World Cup play, the airline tweeted its congratulations. The tweet contained two photos:
One to represent the U.S.: The Statue of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Lea Michele is the latest victim of what appears to be a serial hack of “Glee” cast members’ Twitter accounts.
The actress said she was hacked on Friday after a tweet was sent from her Twitter account erroneously announcing she was...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Less than a month after the departure of Twitter Media chief Chloe Sladden, the social media giant has found her replacement.
Katie Jacobs Stanton, previously vice president of international market development, will step into a new role as vice president...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points.
Five hundred points earns discounts on...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nash Grier, a teenager known for having the most followers on the social media app Vine, went even more viral recently -- but this time for making a controversial statement in one of his videos.
The 16-year-old, who has 8.7 million Vine followers, posted...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Gourmet cupcake shop Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. is closing all stores, including two in Chicago, and ceasing operation following years of financial trouble.
The company was delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market on July 1 for failure to meet certain...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Germany's 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted worldwide during the match, and generated record activity on...