| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
What a strange day for old friend Randy Edsall. Before Maryland's 20-19 victory at Penn State, Edsall's three captains refused to shake hands with Penn State's captains during the coin toss. The snub was interpreted as classless and Edsall bore the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Facebook post included several photos of a smiling Baltimore County police officer, some of him in a suit, another sporting outdoor gear. None showed him in uniform or flashing a badge.
The officer works undercover, and the Facebook poster warned...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
No, Lisa Bonet did not take a veiled shot at Bill Cosby over the weekend.
Cosby's former costar on "The Cosby Show" has no social media accounts, a rep for Bonet told Gossip Cop, and didn't tweet anything, however enigmatic, referring to her onetime TV...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Reports have swirled recently that Twitter is looking to acquire Shots, a year-old photo-sharing app that has investors including Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Justin Bieber.
Mayweather, currently undefeated as a professional boxer, said Friday he was...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The prospect of a guy plummeting to his death on live TV didn't yield the huge burst of social-media activity Discovery Channel probably hoped for.
The cabler aggressively promoted the live broadcast of Nik Wallenda's Chicago high-wire act Sunday night...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:03 PM
It might be time to change that old adage, “Think before you speak,” to: “Think before you tweet.”
Social media has become a mecca of foolish behavior and idiotic opinions. Take Marisa Martin, for instance, a University of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Chicago on Tuesday joined the growing ranks of major cities that have raised their minimum wage, a move decried by business groups as a jobs killer but touted by labor groups and other supporters as a way to lift Chicago workers and their families out...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The release of the first 88 seconds of footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has roused public excitement in new and unusual ways -- spurring celebrity endorsements and even a few citizen-led remakes.
The trailer, which has been viewed more than...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Slate's Anne Applebaum stirred up a hornet's nest recently by arguing that websites should stop allowing people to post comments anonymously. Although it's not a new argument -- in fact, it's one that we at The Times have struggled with for years --...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The financial cost of the crippling cyberattack that hit Sony Pictures Entertainment last week is beginning to become clear — and it won't be cheap.
The Culver City film and television studio could face an outlay of tens of millions of dollars,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Government requests for Facebook data increased 24% in just six months, the social media giant said Tuesday, and nearly half of those requests came from the United States.
Between January and June, governments across the globe made 34,946 requests for...