The FSA in the UK uses social media hashtags and images indicating sickness to detect, track, and monitor data with the hope of catching and addressing food poisoning sooner to prevent widespread outbreaks.
Google knows it can be difficult managing all of the privacy settings on its various services, so it's attempted to simplify it by bringing them all together into one location. The new About Me page has everything it knows about you in one…
Facebook has launched Notify, a standalone iOS app that alerts users to breaking news and other stories as notifications. It's launching with a several major outlets, including the Washington Post and CNN.
Tumblr introduced a kind of messaging system called Fan Mail in 2012 but traditional IM features like threaded conversations weren't included. On Tuesday the blogging platform finally started to roll out what it's calling a "real" IM tool…
In a story that reads like a segment from Saturday Night Live's "Really?" members of the media must input the Wi-Fi password "StopHillary" in order to access the Internet at tonight's Republican debate.
Daniel Fleetwood, a 31-year-old Star Wars fan dying of cancer, whose wish was to see The Force Awakens before it is released in December, has died. Cast members, fans, and celebrities had rallied their support on Twitter.
An Australian taxi association says its Twitter campaign asking customers for feedback on its service has not been an epic fail, despite most people responding with tales ranging from the mildly critical to the downright scary.