On the night of May 10, the Department of Public Safety will scout the city for drunk drivers and live tweet any and all arrest activities. Better act smart, Twin Cities residents.
We've all been there: Enjoying the latest Game of Thrones when someone tweets the end-of-episode surprise. If enthusiastic tweeters spoil your favorite shows, soon you'll have a way to block spoilers - all thanks to a talented high schooler.
Twitter is home to many wars, but the latest pits adults versus teens in an epic tweet-off game of who can look worse on the platform. It's escalated to a point of self-deprecation, and there are many lesson from this epic battle.
The Syrian Electronic Army has a habit of hacking news outlets on Twitter just to prove they can. Why they chose satirical publication The Onion is anyone's guess.
Here are five social media contests that you can try your luck at this week. What have you got to lose? You just might win something.
Social media can be a tricky thing to navigate and no one has written the rules on codes of conduct. We're here to help you with best practices for sites Web-wide, and this week we're focusing on how to deal with the baby-obsessed among us.
When it comes to strange items inspired by Twitter, Facebook and other social networks, these creators didn't ask "Why?" They asked "Why not?"
Years of tweeting have brought you thousands of dedicated followers, but what how much cash would it take to hand over the keys to a stranger? New tools will give you an idea what your precious account might be worth on the black market.
That nagging feeling that says you're friends and followers are cooler than you? According to research it's true. But fear not, there are plenty more statistics that can help you improve and understand your social ranking.
Definitely making the job of social media marketing tougher for college athletic departments, the Twitter hashtag has been banned from the football field according to a new NCAA ruling.
Misinformation is a problem on Twitter, and the pass-along rate is rapid. Retwact hopes to be the band-aid for it in the absence of an official solution.
After three high profile news organizations' Twitter accounts were hacked and used to send false information into the world, Twitter has released a memo to news orgs, warning of potential dangers and offering ways to avoid them.
Twitter #Music has a hidden feature called 'Instant' that enables users to discover similar artists. However, it's not Pandora, so don't expect similar results built into your Twitter experience.
Nielsen announced Digital Program Ratings, a pilot program to measure TV viewership online.
No two social networks are alike - actually, that isn't quite true, and most of them share so many traits, they're indistinguishable. But researchers have found that four words unique to Pinterest set it apart from its brethren, most significantly Twitter.