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
How a wedding engagement changes Twitter feeds
A researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology has used Twitter as a lens to look into the lives of nearly 1,000 people who used the site to announce their wedding engagement. By comparing tweets before ...
Algorithm tests your Twitter skills and predicts virality of tweets
As countless political orators have demonstrated, it's not just what you say, it's how you say it. Using automated text analysis, Cornell University researchers have identified an array of features that can ...
Twitter expands ads to outside websites, apps
Twitter unveiled plans Tuesday to sell ads that run outside its own platform in what could be the start of a broader advertising network.
Twitter back online after limited blackout (Update)
Twitter was back online Monday following a partial outage which the company said was due to a bug.
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.