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In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York.
A British teenager who has charted his fight against cancer on social media while raising funds for charity sent out a a farewell to Facebook followers: "It's a final thumbs up."
The Facebook-like redesign emphasizes larger text, images and a customizable profile that is designed to be a more in-depth summary about the user.
The Prime Minister's Office has toned down - but not halted altogether - its use of Stephen Harper's PMO-operated Twitter account to direct people to Conservative party websites, despite questions about whether the practice violates the government's ethics guidelines.
AOL Mail has been hacked and several users have reported their accounts are being used to send spam to others.
The mayor of Peoria, Ill., is facing a First Amendment-fueled backlash for reportedly ordering a raid of the home of a Twitter user who set up a mock account accusing the mayor of drug use and cavorting with prostitutes.
East Tennessee State University is investigating who is running a Twitter feed using the school's trademarked logo without the school's permission.
No doubt inspired in part by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., who called supporters of the Bundy ranch "domestic terrorists," a number of liberals on Twitter expressed their desire to see the ranch and its supporters killed by drone strikes, Paul Joseph Watson reported at Infowars Monday.
Motorists who usually use the Pulaski Skyway to get to Hudson County can use Twitter to keep up with traffic backups caused by the Skyway shutdown.
Vogue magazine editors have distanced themselves from celebrity photographer Terry Richardson after the controversial snapper became embroiled in a new sex scandal over the weekend.
GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner and his wife Theresa came under fire in March when a former GitHub employee, Julie Ann Horvath, accused them of harassment.
As the dust settles around Turkey 's largely failed attempted to ban Twitter , the government has identified the two accounts that pissed it off the most.
Twitter Inc has won the dismissal of an unusual lawsuit accusing the social media company of fraudulently arranging a private stock sale it never intended to complete, with a goal of stoking interest in its November 2013 initial public offering.
Last week, Twitter launched a new mobile advertising product that borrowed from Facebook.
LABOUR'S Parliamentary candidate for Rossendale and Darwen Will Straw was embroiled in a twitter storm yesterday after posting a picture of himself with members of the Britannia Coconutters.
Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.