IBM researchers' algorithm explores tweets for home location cues
Math pattern analysis shows Twitter users happier the farther they are from home
London's tweets are mapped to see who speaks what, where
Curiosity captures images of Martian clouds
Curiosity celebrated two years on Mars on August 5, 2014, and is continuing its progress across the surface of the planet. The rover has already fulfilled one of its primary mission goals by confirming that ...
Security flaw takes down Twitter's TweetDeck (Update)
Twitter said Wednesday it briefly took down its popular TweetDeck application to view and manage messages because of a security flaw, which prompted some calls to stop using the program.
Researchers use Twitter to predict crime
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters—even before a crime has been committed.
Twitter customized timelines offer new perspective
Twitter said Tuesday it would offer its users the ability to create custom "timelines" for fresh perspectives on the Twittersphere.
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
Researchers say Twitter analysis can help gamblers beat the spread on NFL games
Analyses of Twitter feeds have been used to track flu epidemics, predict stock market changes and do political polling, but now that the National Football League season is underway, the natural question is: Can Twitter help ...
All public Twitter posts indexed by analytics firm
A San Francisco startup said Wednesday it has indexed all public Twitter posts dating back to the first 'tweet' ever fired off seven years ago.
Researchers say readers' identities can reveal much about content of articles
Articles that people share on social networks can reveal a lot about those readers, research has shown. But a new Carnegie Mellon University study reverses the proposition, asking the question: What can be learned about an ...
Tweet all about it: Twitter can't replace newswires, study shows
News agencies continue to have an edge over Twitter in being first with the news, a study found.
Tweet timing tells bots, people and companies apart
Tweet timing can differentiate individual, corporate and bot-controlled Twitter accounts independent of the language or content of a tweet, according to research published July 3 in the open access journal ...
For pundits, it's better to be confident than correct: Twitter analysis shows how 'yelling' attracts followers
It would be nice to think the pundits we see yelling on TV and squawking on Twitter are right all the time. It turns out they're wrong more often than they are right. Now two Washington State University economics ...