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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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Local TV Reporter Finds Money Hidden By D.C. Twitter Do-Gooder

Somebody on Twitter claims they’ve won millions of dollars and that they’re eager to spread the wealth across Washington, D.C. by way of a cyber scavenger hunt.

05/29/2014

Film director Judd Apatow and actor Seth Rogen both blasted Washington Post film critic, Ann Hornaday’s op-ed in which she suggests that Elliot Rodger’s mass killing in Isla Vista, Calif. tied to white men in Hollywood promoting “escapist fantasies” that “revolve around vigilantism and sexual wish-fulfillment. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Apatow, Rogen Slam WaPost Film Critic For Blaming Calif. Mass Shooting On White Male Hollywood Culture

Film director Judd Apatow and actor Seth Rogen both blasted Washington Post film critic, Ann Hornaday’s op-ed in which she suggests that Elliot Rodger’s mass killing in Isla Vista, Calif. tied to white men in Hollywood promoting “escapist fantasies” that “revolve around vigilantism and sexual wish-fulfillment

05/27/2014

Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., said that ISIS is “not a threat to our national security,” arguing that we should not be bombing in the region because we are not even at war.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Rangel: Americans Not ‘Going To Lose Sleep Over Benghazi’

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said that the Thursday House vote to establish a select committee on the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack is of little concern to Americans outside of the Republican Party, and that people are not “going to lose sleep” over the issue.

05/09/2014

A Turkish official is quoted as saying the country will consider its own Internet protocol after condemning anti-government tweets. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Turkey Considering Creating Its Own Internet

The report comes after Turkish officials threaten to censor anti-government tweets.

04/24/2014

Ronald McDonald (Photo by Ben Horton/Getty Images for Variety)

Ronald McDonald Joins Twitter, Gets Makeover

Ronald McDonald has a new outfit, and he’s ready for a selfie.

04/23/2014

Twitter’s CEO says that ISIS militants have used personal death threats against him and the company’s staff in response to the shutting down of the Islamic State’s accounts. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Some Notable Social Media Gaffes, Missteps

A feel-good Twitter request by the New York Police Department asking for pictures of people posing with officers quickly turned ugly when hundreds instead posted shots of baton-wielding cops battling protesters and taking down suspects.

04/23/2014

The IRS is reportedly gathering massive amounts of online data hoping to find tax cheats. (Getty Images)

Report: IRS Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram And Other Social Media Sites

IRA agents gathering massive amounts of public data that could be used in audits.

04/16/2014

File photo of a person using Facebook. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Psychologist: Social Media Causing A ‘Distancing Phenomena’ To Take Place

With over 73 percent of online adults now using a social networking site, social media has dramatically impacted the world in both positive and negative ways. It has left many people to wonder how and if social media can mentally affect people.

04/16/2014

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