Twitter has acquired the startup Spindle, whose namesake app allows users to search for Twitter content created near them.
Apparently security pioneer John McAfee has missed the limelight since he returned to the United States after fleeing into Guatamala to avoid being questioned for murder in Belize.
Julian Assange called on the Obama Administration to do the right thing today, on the one-year anniversary of his asylum request at the Ecuadoran embassy in London, by immediately dropping the “immoral investigation” against Wikileaks.
Stanford University’s Center for Internet and Society dove into the nitty-gritty of online privacy today, announcing a Cookie Clearinghouse that will develop and maintain an “allow list” and “block list” to help refine which websites should be allowed to set cookies in a user’s browser.
Feedly today launched a Web RSS reader to replace Google’s, which the company will retire on July 1.
Exclusive: More Social Experiences in the Works for Food Network, Travel Channel, HGTV Through Echo’s App Management Platform
Lifestyle networks like the Food Network, HGTV, and the Travel Channel bring out the DIY spirit in viewers, which may be why they have found a home on the second screen. Scripps Network Interactive, which brings these brands to the web, has tapped Echo to power its social interactions with audiences through a real-time app management platform.
Most soap operas drag on for years; this one will wrap up in about two minutes. Then again, do Vine videos ever really end?
There has been a lot of talk surrounding virtual currency and Bitcoin, but what impact will virtual currency have on businesses and how can one make money in this space? Explore the future of this emerging field with industry influencers at our Inside Bitcoins Conference, July 30 in New York City.
Google has announced that its advertising platform, Google AdSense, has grown to reach 2 million publishers worldwide since it was introduced ten years ago. These publishers have earned more than $7 billion from AdSense in the last year alone.
The good news: social media is a powerful tool people can use to check the status of events as they happen and reconnect with loved ones after a crisis. The bad news: social media not only informs, but occasionally clutters during a crisis. While there are no hard and fast guidelines for social media posting during a crisis, here are some things to consider.