Secret Service Requests Software To Track Social Media Trends, Detect SarcasmThe 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.
Ocean City Police Prepare for College Weekend Ocean City officials are preparing for an influx of college students this weekend for a loosely organized event that's been promoted on social media.
Tips for Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip? Here's a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.
Report: Turkey Considering Creating Its Own InternetThe report comes after Turkish officials threaten to censor anti-government tweets.
Ronald McDonald Joins Twitter, Gets Makeover Ronald McDonald has a new outfit, and he's ready for a selfie.
Some Notable Social Media Gaffes, MisstepsA 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.
Report: IRS Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram And Other Social Media SitesIRA agents gathering massive amounts of public data that could be used in audits.
Psychologist: Social Media Causing A 'Distancing Phenomena' To Take PlaceWith 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.
Twitter Tweaks Website to Attract New Users As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.
Social Media Helped in Probe of Md. Rabies Death Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.
Whispers, Secrets and Lies? Anonymity Apps Rise At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.
Stone: Putin 'Popularity Soars,' Both Bush Presidencies Failed UkraineAmerican filmmaker Oliver Stone took to social media to tout the “popularity” of Russian President Vladimir Putin while criticizing both former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush for the ongoing unrest in Ukraine.
Poll: 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Use Social Media in BathroomTV viewers increasingly are watching programs on their own schedule, according to a Nielsen company media study released Monday.
Smartphone App Tells You If You're Using Your Smartphone Too MuchFree Android app called Menthal gives you detailed information about your smartphone usage.
Selling Social Media Clicks Becomes Big BusinessCelebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms."