Bangalore's police force wants to embrace Periscope by initially live-broadcasting its press conferences. Ultimately, however, it wants citizens to use the app to record crimes, with one goal to seemingly cut down response times.
Twitter's acquisition of artificial intelligence company Madbits is recognizing and flagging pornography to make your Twitter feed safer for work, and the implications for artificial intelligence are boudnless.
July 9's Live Story feature on Twitter covered the West Bank, offering the world a rare glimpse into part of the world that is too often wracked with violence and covered only by camera crews of media outlets with their own stories to tell.
New controls allow Facebook users to customize the composition of their news feeds. Set to debut on iOS first, they signal a reversal for the social network, which has historically favored behavioral algorithms to recommend…
In an effort to move from "broadcasting to" toward "broadcasting with," Meerkat introduced a new feature, called Cameo, that gives users the ability to take over a live video stream for up to 60 seconds.