| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Though being bombarded with vulgar alerts may have been a novel experience for many of TweetDeck’s users, the bug that caused the problems is nothing new.
It’s called a "cross-site scripting" vulnerability, a bug that basically causes data...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Omnicom Group Inc's media services division signed a deal worth $230 million with Twitter Inc that will integrate Omnicom's automated ad buying unit Accuen with Twitter's mobile ad exchange MoPub.
The two-year deal will lock in ad rates and inventory...
| Jul 2, 2014
As Metra searches for a way to offer wireless Internet access for its increasingly tech-savvy riders, a new study concludes the amenity could help soothe customers irritated by late trains and boost ridership.
Laptops, tablets and other devices that...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The team is camped out in the company's sixth-floor conference room, all eyes trained on a large flat-screen TV mounted on the lime-green wall. On the screen is a scrolling Twitter feed filled with photos of a muscular, tattooed gentleman posing in...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
These days, social media are a big part of politics. So when Rahm Emanuel embarked on his race for mayor of Chicago in 2010, it was no surprise to see @MayorEmanuel appear on Twitter.
The surprise came in the tweets, like a proposed campaign slogan:...