MindRDR lets Google Glass users take photos and post them using only concentration
Twitter, YouTube, Instagram work on stealth advertising
The quandary for those who run social media networks is how to make money on them without antagonising and thus losing users through distracting ads.
Using Twitter to probe political polarization
We'd like to believe that our opinions are nuanced, balanced, high-minded, wise and above all, unique, but alas they are not—or so says Twitter. Most often, those we engage with on the popular social media ...
When fake news goes viral, blame the media, says study
It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet.
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 ...
Ubuntu to reach milestone with launch of phone via BQ
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 woos users with group chat and video features
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service.
Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked (Update)
Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and ...
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.
Sony's PlayStation, Microsoft's Xbox offline in 'hacker attack' (Update)
The online gaming networks for Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox consoles—hot gifts this Christmas—were disrupted for a second day Friday in what hackers said was a coordinated attack.
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the country glowed with pride Thursday after winning Asia's race to the Red Planet.
News media losing role as gatekeepers to new 'social mediators' on Twitter, study finds
The U.S. government is doing a better job of communicating on Twitter with people in sensitive areas like the Middle East and North Africa without the participation of media organizations, according to a ...