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FIFA Social Media Hit with Spam During World Cup

Hackers are using popular events to steal data from your audience on your company's Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube pages and accounts.

Border Patrol Union: TSA 'Lying,' Changed Policy After Breitbart Report

In a Breitbart Texas exclusive, the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) directly challenged the truthfulness of public statements made by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA spokesman used social media to...Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

This Is Why People Aren't Watching Your Videos How Musicians Should NOT Use Social Media Your Album Release Campaign Timeline 8 Tips On How To Get On European Tour The Artists Declaration of Independence: Part 1 ~ Part 2 MORE: Don'tShow More Summary

Indians Say Goodbye To Orkut, Reluctantly

Indian users are reacting to the impending demise of Google's Orkut social networking platform. Orkut is the oldest citizen media site Indians used and around 20% of Orkut’s users today are from India. Vinaya Naidu at Lighthouse Insights compiles some of the users’ comments on the end of Orkut: Priya...

CIA Cracks Jokes on Its Twitter Account

The CIA is doing an unexpected thing with its Twitter account: Humor. Though the agency joined the messaging service only a month ago, it already has 720,000 followers in large part because of its clever use of the social media platform. Show More Summary

Brazilians Are Using Social Media In The Fight To Save Their Favelas

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

From Dave Zirin's newest book, Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup the Olympics and the Fight for Democracy, available now. Read more...

14 People Who Got Fired For Tweeting

Social media! It's ruling our lives, and it's ruined some people's livelihoods. It's not terribly difficult to imagine some people losing their jobs over inappropriate or contentious use of Facebook, but surely Twitter and its 140-character limit don't pose a danger, right? You obviously still need to be mindful in how you use it. Show More Summary

You Will Now Have to Use Snapchat Because Teenagers

Three years ago, Snapchat took social media by storm. The thought of sending pictures and text that would “disappear” after only seconds of viewing appealed to tech addicts but raised some questions about privacy. Even the FBI got in...Show More Summary

Your boss uses Facebook at work more than you do

Anyone who's ever tried to hide their Facebook use at work should take heart in this news: Your boss may be looking at social media during office hours more than you are. A new study by researchers in Norway, reported recently in the...Show More Summary

Texting Your Way to Healthier Church Communication

What’s the best way for your church to communicate to your congregation? Well, it depends on the church. The world is increasingly a complex melting pot of subcultures. Some churches thrive using social media while other churches need more traditional communication channels. Show More Summary

U.S. Intelligence Officials Want ISIL Fighters to Keep Tweeting

Radical Islamists in Iraq are using social media to spread fear and propaganda in a way no terrorist group has done before. Fighters from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) have shared Instagram pictures of gory executions, YouTube videos showing a beheading, tweeting ''This is our ball. Show More Summary

NSA confims it has Snowden emails, but says they’re exempt from FOIA

A few moments ago, former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys tweeted a photo he says is the NSA’s response to his Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for emails sent by Edward Snowden using his official government email address. The short version: nice try, but no disclosure. The slightly longer version: the NSA does have emails from Snowden’s time...

In Defense of the "Glamour Selfie" (Which Isn't a Selfie)

A New York Times style section piece is trumpeting the return of the glamour shot in the modern form of the “glamour selfie,” a professionally-photographed portrait to be used on a person’s social media profile to create “personal brand...Show More Summary

As We Reported 6 Years Ago: The Pentagon Is Using AI Programs To Try To Predict How People Will React To Propaganda

The Guardian reports (h/t Tyler Durden): The activities of users of Twitter and other social media services were recorded and analysed as part of a major project funded by the US military, in a program that covers ground similar to Facebook’s controversial experiment into how to control emotions by manipulating news feeds. Show More Summary

Stop Blaming the Intern for Social Media Gaffes

It happened again. While everyone was out enjoying their Fourth of July holiday, an intern for American Apparel used a photo of the Challenger space shuttle explosion on its Tumblr page, "mistaking the image for a fireworks display."...Show More Summary

Stop Blaming the Intern for Social Media Gaffes

It happened again. While everyone was out enjoying their Fourth of July holiday, an intern for American Apparel used a photo of the Challenger space shuttle explosion on its Tumblr page, "mistaking the image for a fireworks display."...Show More Summary

DC Comics: Superman Logo Approved For Murdered Boy’s Memorial

Following an uproar on social media, comic book giant DC entertainment has reconsidered its decision, and will now allow its iconic Superman logo to be used on a statue honoring a child who was starved to death by his grandparents in 2002. DC had originally decided to stop their logo from being used on the

Alexis Sanchez Transfer from Barcelona to Arsenal Confirmed by Hairdresser

While major football transfers being confirmed via social media is something fans are getting used to, having the hairdresser confirm it is another thing altogether. But that's exactly what Alexis Sanchez's barber appears to have done,...Show More Summary

Hamas Uses More False Images against Israel on Social Media

As Breitbart News has reported, the majority of the pictures on social media using the hashtags #GazaUnderAttack and #GazaUnderFire are from previous events. The pro-Palestine people have continued in this practice of attaching images...Show More Summary

Teen Cultural Abomination Nash Grier Issues Worst Apology Ever

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

As a general rule of thumb, you don’t get to use the “I was young, stupid and in a bad place” defense if you are still currently young, stupid and in a bad place. But that’s the route that social media disaster Nash Grier took when he “apologized” for the video clip that recently surfaced of him […]

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