The Social Network, the story of Facebook, was a hit film for David Fincher, and at one point it even inspired Brett Ratner to try and make a movie about the development of MTV using the same template. Now the story of Twitter may be using the same formula as well, this time as a television series.
According to a report in ReadWrite:
Have a Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Yahoo account? If so, you might want to change your password, stat. According to cybersecurity firm Trustwave, hackers using a nasty piece of work called the Pony Botnet Controller have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts. The firm determined that a malicious keylogger installed on users’ computers was to blame.
In addition, CNN reported that the accounts hacked were:
Apple just spent a bunch of money on social analytics company Topsy. And while everyone has good guesses on what Apple wants from Topsy, no one seems to know for sure. According to sources familiar with the matter, Twitter considered buying Topsy a number of times throughout the company’s six-year history.
36% of Twitter users don't use their account and 7% have shut down their account according to a recent poll. Doesn't bode well for upcoming IPO.
Heart-breaking accounts of cyber bullying and suicide seem all too common, but a new study offers hope that social media can become an early warning system to help prevent such tragedies.
Today, Twitter announced a brand new tablet-optimized application for Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition tablet owners. Yes, you read that right, it’s a complete overhaul of the tablet app for a single device. The Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition hit the shelves in the U.S. starting today,
Facebook and Twitter could provide vital clues to control infectious diseases by using mathematical models to understand how we respond socially to biological contagions.
Businesses are plunging headlong into the age of social listening analytics without fully thinking through the many issues surrounding the quality of this intelligence. There is plenty of valuable customer intelligence to be had from filtering the social firehose. However, the overwhelming volume, velocity and variety of noise ...
#doyouknowwhoswatchingyou? A new study from USC researchers sampled more than 15 million tweets, showing that some Twitter users may be inadvertently revealing their location through updates on the social media channel.
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hackers "broke into" Melbourne IT, an Australian Internet services company that claims Twitter and the New York Times as its customers.
It looks like every day Facebook is pushing out something to make sure that everyone is doing everything on Facebook. It's hard to argue the point because the Facebook juggernaut has so much momentum and if you try and stand in front of it you will get crushed. Internets be warned!
When it comes to smartphones, tablets and other mobile delights, many of us have the unfortunate tendency to behave like teenagers: prodding and poking our shiny toy to the exclusion of anyone and anything else.
Twitter said that the U.S. government continues to make the most requests for information about the social network’s subscribers in a growing pursuit of data that has sparked protest by Internet firms. In the first six months of the year, Twitter said federal authorities made 902 requests for ...
New research from scholars at Columbia Business School and the University of Pittsburgh questions the sustainability of Twitter, the social network that has more than 500 million registered users. The research was recently published in the journal Marketing Science.
News agencies continue to have an edge over Twitter in being first with the news, a study found.
A new study out of the University of Michigan measures the connection between narcissism and social networking site use. Guess what? it is growing.
Popular social media site Twitter may eventually resemble a broadcast medium like television or radio, with users reading messages written by celebrities and corporations rather than writing their own "tweet" messages of up to 140 characters.
No one can say that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has not done a lot with his life. He has been a philanthropist, inventor, investor, cancer survivor and author.
Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the GIF file format, caused controversy by declaring the file format should properly be pronounced 'jif' - but this has been refuted by the chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.