News tagged with tweets

Twitter can give power to the people

(Phys.org) —Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher.

dateApr 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Alarm over vanishing frogs in the Caribbean

A curtain of sound envelops the two researchers as they make their way along the side of a mountain in darkness, occasionally hacking their way with a machete to reach the mouth of a small cave.

dateApr 10, 2013 in Ecology
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Astronomical pranks of April fools' past

The first day of April is always a traditional time for pranks and puns, and astronomers and scientists aren't above an April Fools' Day shenanigan or two. Hey, I gotta admit, as a freelance science journalist, ...

dateApr 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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US takes its diplomacy digital

When John Kerry took to Twitter on his first day as US secretary of state, he joined an army of diplomats using social media to reach out and connect directly with people around the world.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Internet
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