For the first time, all 100 United States Senators have a Twitter handle so folks can learn everything from new bill information to what they had for lunch.
Cockroaches are one of the yuckiest, grossest things city dwellers have to deal with, but what if you could control their movements by sending them tweets from your smartphone? That would make it all better, right?
According to the Nielsen and NM Incite's 2012 Social Media Report, social networking is no longer a considered a passing trend as consumers are spending more time on social networks than on any other category of sites.
The Holy See is joining the Twittersphere. Pope Benedictus XVI has joined the service under the handle @Pontifex (Latin for bridge builder.) His first tweet will come on December 12th, coinciding with the Feast of Our Lady Guadalupe.
What could be more annoying than having to read through a bunch of mindless tweets? How about having them read aloud to you?
After the re-election of President Obama, the media reported on a few racially charged incidents involving those opposed to his presidency. Those feelings spilled out online in the form of racist tweets, and a group devoted to data visualization aggregated those tweets and managed map their locations.
Tuesday's Presidential election broke all sorts of records for social media traffic, but it is one picture of President Obama embracing the First Lady that pushed both Facebook and Twitter over the top.
Wearable technology has nearly taken over the sports apparel and accessories field, but when it comes to high fashion, embedded tech is still quite rare. So when pop singer Nicole Scherzinger donned a dress connected to a live Twitter stream the outfit got more than a little bit of attention.
The International Olympic Committee has run into a bit of a spectrum bandwidth problem at the London Olympics. It seems that spectators at some of the Olympic venues are tweeting so much, that it's squeezing out the signals for essential event related communications.
If you've ever wondered when to post on Twitter and Facebook to get the most traffic, you're in luck. This infographic offers the best times of the day to use your favorite social media sites.