Social media are a double-edged sword for campaigning politicians, warns one of Australia's top media researchers.
The popular New York Times website remained shut down Wednesday 24 hours after hackers allied with Syria's embattled Assad regime took claim for interrupting the service.
The New York Times and Twitter have been hit with cyber attacks, with credit quickly claimed by a group backing embattled Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad.
Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.
Activist investor Carl Icahn said Thursday he would meet Apple chief executive Tim Cook in September and discuss the "magnitude" of a share repurchase plan.
Imagine having your finger on the pulse of an entire city, in real time. To see its heartbeat—changes in people opinions and moods—as a cascade of color, sweeping over the terrain. Researchers at the New England Complex ...
An Indiana University study found that the percentage of votes for Republican and Democratic candidates in 2010 and 2012 races for the U.S. House of Representatives could be predicted by the percentage of tweets that mentioned ...
A new system could tell you how likely it is for you to become ill if you visit a particular restaurant by 'listening' to the tweets from other restaurant patrons.
Twitter is handing down new rules to control abusive language, the company said Saturday, a move which follows a barrage of nasty, harassing, and threatening messages directed at high-profile female users of the microblogging ...
If Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens. The collision of the two is driving a debate in Britain about the scale of online hatred and the limits of Internet free speech.