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Chinese egg and shoe attack possible

May 20, 2011
Weird headline, I know. Weird story too. A Twitter user who claims to be in China has claimed to have thrown an egg and a shoe at Fang Binxing, the...
Posted In: censorship, China, Twitter

Lady Gaga somehow more famous than before

May 17, 2011
(the other night at my house)...
Posted In: Facebook, farmville, Lady Gaga, Twitter, YouTube, zynga

Do you use social media to get your way?

May 14, 2011
Customer service. The bane of our consumer existence. The old-fashioned phone call might work. If you can get through the phone tree. But these ...
Posted In: customer service, Facebook, Twitter

Taliban: The revolution will be Tweeted

May 12, 2011
Well, LOOK WHO'S finally joined the 21st Century. Sort of. In at least one tiny respect....
Posted In: afghanistan, microblogging, taliban, terrorism, Twitter

For bin Laden news, it's not Twitter's moment, it's Wikipedia's

May 2, 2011
I've seen a lot of mention in the coverage of the bin Laden killing about how this was Twitter's CNN moment, referring to the first Gulf War when...
Posted In: featured, Twitter, Wikipedia

IT guy accidentally live tweets the raid

May 2, 2011
Sohaib Athar is an IT consultant living in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He tweeted "Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)" just a...
Posted In: Pakistan, Twitter

2012 online

Apr 20, 2011
As Obama gets ready for his Facebook town hall this afternoon, The New York Times writes today that the political left doesn't own the Internet -...
Posted In: Facebook, Obama, Republicans, Twitter

Does 200 million accounts mean that Twitter has 200 million active users?

Apr 19, 2011
Nope. Definitely not. Lots of folks have multiple, multiple Twitter accounts and millions of others have opened Twitter accounts that are sitting...
Posted In: Twitter

Terror warnings coming to Twitter and Facebook

Apr 8, 2011
The old multi-colored terror alert system is being scrapped and replaced with just two levels: elevated and imminent. Why the lowest level will be...
Posted In: DHS, Facebook, Twitter

National Labor Relations Board going after Reuters in Twitter case

Apr 7, 2011
An employee of Thomson Reuters tweeted something critical of her company's management. Now the NLRB will file a complaint against Thomson Reuters...
Posted In: free speech, labor, Twitter

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