World Cup final sets records on social media
Germany's nail-biting victory over Argentina in the World Cup final entered the record books on social media giants Twitter and Facebook.
Combating crime with Twitter
If Twitter had been invented during Prohibition, Al Capone's criminal career might have been much shorter. That's one conclusion that could be drawn from Matthew Gerber's use of Twitter data to improve crime ...
Brazil's World Cup humiliation smashes social media records
Brazil's record defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semi-final sent social networks into overdrive, with Twitter and Facebook beating previous marks of activity for sporting events.
Russian lawmakers pass new bill restricting Internet
Russia's parliament passed a bill on Friday requiring Internet companies to store Russians' personal data inside the country in an apparent move to pressure sites such as Facebook and Twitter into handing ...
Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account
Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.
Heavy Twitter use bad for marriage: study
Heavy Twitter use can lead to conflicts and other damaging effects on marriages and romantic relationships, a study said Thursday.
Twitter buys mobile ad firm Tap Commerce
Twitter announced Monday that it has cut a deal to buy mobile ad firm Tap Commerce to bolster money-making tools at the popular one-to-many messaging service.
Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match
A total of 16.4 million tweets were sent during Saturday's World Cup game between Brazil and Chile, breaking the record for the number of tweets a minute commenting about a match on the social network.
Syrian Electronic Army's attack on Reuters makes a mockery of cyber-security (again)
One big security issue that has arisen lately concerns control of news media. National boundaries have become blurred on the internet, and the control any nation can have over information dissemination has ...
'News Inspector' tool gives readers greater transparency into editorial changes
News delivery and consumption has rapidly changed in the digital era. No longer print-bound, the BBC, Guardian, Daily Mail and FT use blog format online news delivery, giving live commentary and many edited versions. Powerful ...
Twitter replaces chief financial officer
Twitter replaced its chief financial officer Tuesday with a former Goldman Sachs banker as the popular one-to-many messaging service reshuffled amid concerns about its ability to grow and prosper.
Pope has most clout on Twitter
Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.
Tweet this: India gains on US in Twitterverse
In the Twitterverse ruled by President Barack Obama, India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon overtake the White House on Twitter.
Russia demands Twitter block 'extremist' accounts
Russia's media watchdog on Monday demanded US-based microblogging service Twitter block several "extremist" accounts as the Kremlin continues to tighten its control over the Internet.