Claim: Female Googler sexually assaulted by Twitter engineer

A female Googler has accused a Twitter engineer of sexually assaulting her during an ApacheCon after-party.

New gadget lets your dog Tweet. Seriously.

As if enough humans weren't Tweeting already, there's a new item that actually gives man's best friend the power to share his or her waking thoughts to the Internet as well.

Only 4% of adults use location-based services

Foursquare seems to be the new hot thing. "Checking in" to places on Facebook is a new key phrase. But how many people are actually using these kinds of services? Not a whole lot.

Twitter to become infected with more ads

It happens to every website after a while - as soon as there's a whole bunch of users, it becomes more and more plastered with advertisements. That is now starting to happen with Twitter.

Twitter on pace to reach...200 million users by 2011

There are now 175 million users on Twitter, ranging from senior foreign diplomats to bored 13-year-old teenagers. It's because the service is able to reach across that swath of the global population that the site should exceed 200 million in just the next two months.

US State Department wages diplomatic war on Twitter

A clueless State Department official recently attempted to cajole Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad into releasing two imprisoned US hikers with a very undiplomatic tweet.

British bobbies trained to use Twitter

British police are being taught how to track criminals from the comfort of their own desks, using Facebook and Twitter.

It's Super Twario - a Twitter video game

How much would you pay to access all your Twitter content in an interactive virtual environment? Would you even want to?

Who is hotter? Sarah Palin or Snooki?

Who do you think is hotter? The utterly demure Republican Sarah Palin or the whiny Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi?

TweetDeck CEO tells Steve Jobs to flip off

Is it just us or is Steve Jobs starting to act a little bit senile? He makes these big speeches and throws out company names not even thinking about the fact that those companies are actually listening to what he says.

British bobbies publish callouts on Twitter

A British police force last night tweeted details of all 3,205 incidents it had to deal with.

Government uses social networking to infiltrate people's lives

As part of a lawsuit against half a dozen federal agencies, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)  has obtained chilling documents revealing how the government routinely monitors people online.

In cyberspace, no one can hear you friggin’ Tweet

Are you a compulsive Tweeter? Do you continuously update your Twitter stream with inane comments, boring personal updates and mundane one liners?

Twitter now runs a billion searches every day

Twitter has just completed an overhaul of its back-end search architecture for users who are looking for specific users or messages, and it says it is now more capable ot handling the one billion queries that are generated each and every day.

Twitter CEO Evan Williams hands over to Dick Costolo

Twitter COO Dick Costolo is replacing Evan Williams as CEO, marking the company's new focus on monetization.

Cyber bullies threaten American teens

A recent survey conducted by TRU indicates that cyber bullying has reached epidemic proportions across the United States.

Twitter to begin letting people pay for "promoted" account

You know that list of random Twitter accounts that shows up on the microblogging site? Well, soon you'll have to start paying to get on that list.

Republicans 'kicking butt' in social media

The Rebublicans are set to win in the November mid-term elections, if their Facebook and Twitter presence is to be believed.

New Twitter worm creates goat sex tweets

Twitter's had to deal with a second worm over the weekend, this time arriving in tweets beginning 'WTF' and containing a link to a URL.

Twitter blames upgrade for onMouseOver flaw

Oops: Twitter says it had already identified and fixed the security flaw that left the site in chaos yesterday - but then messed up that fix with a later update.