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US Airways says sorry after tweeting porn image to disgruntled flier

If you tweet a complaint to an airline after your flight's delayed, you can expect to receive an apology from the carrier soon after. What you might not expect is a pornographic image to form part of the 'apology.'
Social Media

Restaurant researches diners on Google, social media before reservation

Definitely a high tech, if not invasive, way to learn about your guests, NYC restaurant Eleven Madison Park uses Google to search for guests in order to learn about important dates, hometowns and interests.
Mobile

14-year-old girl tweets terror threat to American Airlines, gets arrested for it

Seemingly out of boredom, a teenager from the Netherlands decided to make a terror threat to American Airlines. The result of her shocking stupidity? An arrest by the Dutch police and a well-deserved grounding by her parents.
Photography

Selfeed website lets you follow all Instagram uploads tagged ‘#selfie’ in real-time

A new website called Selfeed shows all Instagram photos tagged "#selfie" in real-time – and thus creates a dynamic exhibit of the selfie culture. While the individuals in selfies stand alond, here they are part of a collective.
Social Media

Best Twitter apps for PC and Mac

More than a quarter of Twitter's registered user base may not use the service daily, but that still leaves 750 million. Check out our picks for the best Twitter clients for PC and Mac, so you can manage multiple accounts, view inline…
Mobile

Silent birds: 44 percent of Twitter users have never tweeted

If you live-tweet everything from your lunch to your horrible date, you’ll be pleased to know that you’re more rare than previously thought. A report found that 44 percent of the 974 million users on Twitter have never tweeted.
Mobile

The FTC is still as worried about Facebook’s privacy issues as we are

The FTC cleared Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp, but only under one condition: that users' privacy and information be respected and properly protected. Read on to learn more.
Social Media

Facebook is getting more aggressive with hiding News Feed spam

Attempting to squash Facebook's problem of user-generated spam, the social network has rolled out new guidelines that will tweak the News Feed algorithm in order to feature more high quality content.
Social Media

Twitter to launch pop-up notifications for the Web

Potentially annoying if you have a huge number of Twitter followers that respond to your tweets, a new notifications system will inform users when a tweet is replied to, retweeted or marked as a favorite tweet.
Social Media

How to use Twitter

Want to know how to "tweet?" Here are some quick and easy steps to get you started on Twitter.
Mobile

Facebook to force users into Messenger by removing chat from main app

Definitely a change worth noting for heavy Facebook mobile users, the social network plans to push users into the Messenger application be removing the ability to send, receive and read messages within the core app.
Mobile

Move aside, Google: Comcast and WhatsApp may start wireless phone services, too

While Comcast is reportedly considering offering a mobile phone service to customers, WhatsApp decided to partner with a German wireless carrier to offer just that. Read on to learn more.