The Associated Press became the latest major company to see its Twitter account get hacked Tuesday. The difference with this hack was that it temporarily sent financial markets in New York tumbling.
As the investigation into the terror attack on the Boston Marathon played out, nearly every development played out on social media sites. Pieces of information were being sent out via Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit with incredible speed.
Pope Benedict XVI is in the final hours of his papacy and South Florida Catholics are watching every moment of his historic resignation.
Rapper Lil Wayne claimed he was kicked out of Sunday’s Miami Heat game for rooting for the wrong team, according to a tweet from the performer.
In a series of tweets to her personal Twitter account, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz officially accepted the invitation to continue at her post.
A South Florida teenager arrested for threatening an attack on his school did not appear in court Wednesday afternoon as expected. Instead, a judge ordered the teen to home detention and scheduled another hearing in January.
A Miami teen threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday”, just days after the deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Apple has stumbled to break into social media, but that may soon change thanks to help from a power player.
Twitter is developing a handy new tool. Careful, though: the tool is a double-edged sword.
Can you tweet for emergency help, text for 9-1-1 or post a panic alarm on Facebook? Even if you do, should you expect a rescue crew? Social media is changing the world, and now it’s affecting how people reach out during a crisis. But can you count on it?