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Peshmerga military make their way through a Kurdish Check point on June 14, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

ISIS Launches Twitter App For Android Phones

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has taken its offensive to a different platform – social media.

06/17/2014

Photoshop provided, obviously, by @TweetMaravich

CNN Confuses Kevin McCarthy with U.S. House Majority Whip

The Twitter account of CNN’s “The Lead” — hosted by Jake Tapper — finally confused U.S. House Majority Whip Leader Kevin McCarthy with Fox News entertainment reporter Kevin McCarthy.

06/11/2014

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Tweet Takes Advantage of Security Flaw, Shuts Down TweetDeck

A tweet containing computer code has propagated itself through Twitter by taking advantage of a security flaw in the company’s TweetDeck application.

06/11/2014

The mysterious @IHidTheCash Twitter user plans to give away money in Baltimore. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Mysterious Twitter Cash Giveaway Headed to Baltimore

A philanthropist tweeting clues to find hidden money in Washington is taking their generosity northward to Baltimore.

06/11/2014

Twitter's Joel Lunenfeld (left), vice president of global brand strategy, and Guy Yalif, head of global product marketing, speak with journalists after  a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook, Twitter Brace For World Cup Fever

This year’s World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro.

06/10/2014

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CIA’s Twitter Followers Rapidly Growing After Witty First Tweet

The mystery of the CIA grew a little bit larger Friday when the intelligence agency officially joined the Twitterverse.

06/06/2014

International Space Station (credit: Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Md. Man On the International Space Station Tweets With Boyish Delight About Space

U.S. Navy Lt. Commander G. Reid Wiseman, who was born and raised in the Baltimore area, launched from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station on May 29.

06/05/2014

An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans’ immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from Taliban custody in exchange for five high-level members being held at Guantanamo Bay. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Admin Official: What If Bergdahl’s Platoon Was ‘Long On Psychopaths And Short On Leadership?’

An Obama administration official has taken issue with Americans’ immediate reactions and harsh criticisms of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s recent release from Taliban custody.

06/05/2014

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) speaks with the media on the media bus after an event at the First United Methodist Church January 2, 2008 in Indianola, Iowa. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘The Hillary Bus’ Launches National 2016 Campaign Alongside Clinton Book Tour

As Hillary Clinton tours the country in promotion of her new memoir, she’ll be trailed by “The Hillary Bus,” launched by an organization that’s been gathering support for her potential 2016 presidential bid since last year.

06/04/2014

Members of the U.S. Secret Service.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Secret Service Requests Software To Track Social Media Trends, Detect Sarcasm

The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.

06/04/2014

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