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Not so bright idea: Fake Twitter followers

Aug 7, 2012
Mitt Romney's Twitter account had a recent spike in new followers, leading to speculation that his campaign had bought fake followers. Is this really a business?
Posted In: Twitter, fake accounts, social media

Despite online furor, NBC's Olympics ratings doing well

Aug 1, 2012
The network said today it's on track to break even on its Olympics coverage. NBC had expected to take a loss.
Posted In: NBC, Olympics 2012, tv, Twitter

New body units offer info on effects of blasts on soldiers

Aug 1, 2012
The U.S. military is experimenting with new ways to gather data to help personnel in short-term and long-term.
Posted In: Army, military, sensors, Twitter, Olympics

Complaints about NBC's Olympics coverage

Jul 31, 2012
We're now several days into the 2012 Olympic games, and one controversy has emerged above others: Not a doping scandal, not a fight between two opposing nations' teams. It's the coverage of the games itself.
Posted In: NBC, Olympics 2012, Twitter, mid-day extra

Amazon’s Bezos donates $2.5 million to support same-sex marriage

Jul 27, 2012
Why support for gay rights is also a shrewd tactical move in the tech community.
Posted In: Amazon, Microsoft, apple, Google, jeff bezos, Twitter

Do you have a case of social media depression?

Jul 23, 2012
Commentator Beth Teitell on how social media "friends" erode confidence with sunny status updates and photos of perfect children.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, social media

When big celebrities leave Twitter

Jul 19, 2012
So there seems to be a trend developing over in the social media world: From Alec Baldwin to John Mayer, more and more big name celebrities are dropping out of the Twitter-verse.
Posted In: Twitter, celebrity, Alec Baldwin, mid-day extra

What if you used other people to connect instead of Verizon or AT&T?

Jul 5, 2012
Mesh networking might come in handy during times of disaster.
Posted In: Jonathan Zittrain, Facebook, Twitter

Google chips in to preserve endangered languages

Jun 22, 2012
7,000 languages worldwide could be headed for extinction. Can they be stored online?
Posted In: Google, Twitter, foreign language

Twitter solves mobile ad riddle

Jun 7, 2012
This week, in a nudge at Facebook's mobile ad struggles, Twitter said its mobile ads are booming, already outpacing web ads and on track to keep growing.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, mobile

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