| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
As the tension rises in Missouri ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a teenager by a police officer, a Baltimore sergeant charged with investigating police here went on Twitter to express her opinion.
"After hearing the facts...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:55 AM
See Internet? This is why you can't have nice things. The New England Patriots are winners, but in their effort to celebrate, the nasty face of racism took over.
The Patriots official Twitter account was the first for an NFL team to reach 1 million...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:42 AM
So-called "hot" or "cute" mugshots have become a thing thanks to social media, but unlike many others, the latest viral mugshot was an act of self-promotion.
Alysa Suguro Bathrick, an 18-year-old from Raleigh, N.C., tweeted her booking photo on Dec. 1....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Twitter wants to know which apps are on its users' mobile devices, so this week, its own app began to collect that information automatically.
The idea is to use that information to “build a more tailored experience,” the San Francisco...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 7:03 PM
The hashtag #Alexfromtarget became an internationally trending topic on Twitter Sunday.
Twitter users have identified “Alex from Target” as @acl163, who is apparently an attractive teen who works at Target, according to the International...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Thousands of girls on Twitter collectively swooned when a photo of an attractive teenage boy working at Target started to circulate and eventually go viral Sunday.
With tweets and retweets pouring in #AlexFromTarget started trending and it seemed...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies.
The ambitious plan highlights the progress scientists have made in...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Practically everybody knows that Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is when folks can score some of the season's best prices on items like electronics and fashion. Now savvy travelers have discovered that they too can land sensational deals if they...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Twitter Inc will begin tracking what third-party apps are installed on users' mobile devices so the social media company can deliver more tailored content, including ads, the company said late on Wednesday.
The feature, called "app graph," will allow the...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot -- which studies social data and box office trends -- analyzes this weekend's new...