Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning stands accused of leaking thousands of classified diplomatic cables that eventually ended up on the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website.
This year, the world was most interested in Egypt and Charlie Sheen, according to Twitter's annual report on the top trending hashtags.
With eye-witness reports and photos taking such a prominent part in the recent middle-Eastern uprisings, Duke University scientists have found a way to guarantee their authenticity.
After analyzing more than three million tweets, gigabytes of YouTube content and thousands of blog posts, a new study has concluded that the Arab Spring truly was fueled by social media.
A supercomputer at the University of Tennessee could have predicted the location of Osama Bin Laden to within 125 miles through analysis of the mood of international news stories and the geographical locations they mentioned.