Since last week, political junkies and decided Republicans and Democrats have become obsessed with Julia.
Those of you who don't pay close attention to politics until the last two weeks of October and avoid cable news may not know who Julia is. She's not one of President Barack Obama's composite girlfriends mentioned in his autobiography -- which was another obsession making the rounds last week. No, Julia actually matters... - Why Obama's 'Julia' and Republican Response Are Good Things
Several weeks after making history with the world’s first live-tweeted open heart surgery, Houston’s Memorial Hermann hospital is dusting off its social media chops again.
The plan this time? To live tweet a brain operation performed by one of the world’s foremost neurosurgeons.
Live social media coverage from the hospital’s in-house team will begin Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. EST. The hospital’s Twitter page, @houstonhospital, will relay the operation’s preparation, play-by-play and wrap up over the next four hours while using the hashtag #MHbrain. The first actual incision is scheduled for 10 a.m. EST... - Hospital to Live Tweet Brain Surgery, put Pics on Pinterest
Managing, monitoring and updating Twitter accounts takes time and effort. Especially if you’re looking after multiple accounts. You definitely need a great app on your side to make things as simple and easy as possible. Today I want to examine the best web-based third-party Twitter clients available... - 4 Impressive Twitter Apps for Your Web Browser
Your First Amendment rights are probably the last thing you think about when you click the Like button on Facebook.
But just in case you were wondering, that innocent little blue thumbs-up logo is not constitutionally protected free speech. At least, not according to a district court judge in Virginia, who was the first to decide such a question in federal court.
The case before Judge Raymond Jackson was this: a local sheriff had fired six of his employees, some because their actions “hindered the harmony and efficiency of the office,” according to the New York Times. One of those employees, it turned out, had clicked the Like button on the page of the sheriff’s political opponent.
That may sound like a firing offense. But here’s the tricky part — not if the Like button counts as free speech. Public employees in Virginia are free to speak out on political matters, even if that means supporting the guy who wants to replace your boss... - Facebook Like Can Get You Fired, Says Judge
Following updates to its iPhone and Android apps late last month, Twitter announced Monday that it has upgraded its mobile website to include many of the features introduced in the twitter.com redesign the company introduced in December... - Twitter Rolls Out Faster Mobile website