Two Colorado developers built an app to track the state’s raging wildfires, using the power of crowdsourced social media to keep people connected in emergencies.
An Occupy protestor’s tweets are the center of a legal maelstrom, sparking controversy over privacy on Twitter.
Social media is changing comedy, giving both fledgling and established comics instantaneous, wide exposure while pressuring them to take part in a distracting and potentially career-damaging set of online behaviors.
Twitter is gaining new fans: terrorists.
Sweden is letting its citizens manage its official Twitter account, and the results paint a picture of a freewheeling, unembarrassed citizenry.
Twitter is fighting to shield a Wall Street Occupier from demands for his network data, as the company campaigns to protect user privacy despite increasing government opposition.
The oldest baby boomers will turn 65 this year, joining a growing senior citizen population learning to stay young at heart with the promise of social networks.
The trial of Anders Behring Breivik, accused of killing 77 people in Norway, is raising questions about the increasing use of Twitter in courtrooms.
Police are using Facebook and Twitter to bust street food vendors in Chicago, demonstrating law enforcement’s increasing savvy with social media to track suspects — even delicious ones.
A Turkish pianist is facing prison time for anti-Muslim tweets, raising questions over the state of religious and Internet freedoms in less than secular countries.