As the robots would say, "Resistance is futile!" A new study fresh out of Chicago University's Booth Business School claims that Twitter and email are harder to resist than drinking and smoking. Agree or disagree?
Remember that cheapo email and Twitter client called Peek that hit the shelves a couple of years ago? Well bad news if you bought one, because Peek has decided to call it quits on its T-Mobile supported service and has shut it down as of February 1.
Leigh Van Byran and Emily Banting were on their way to Los Angeles from England. Instead of partying like rockstars in Hollywood, they ended up in the back of a truck full of illegal immigrants and Mexican drug dealers because of some seemingly nefarious tweets that they sent out. Watch out, tweeting can land you in jail.
There are some among us who are so in love with our cats that sometimes leaving the house can be painful. What do they do all day? Did they eat? Are they watching the neighborhood squirrel? The reality is they are probably sleeping, but just in case Mark de Vink has created a DIY wooden cat toy — the Kitty Twitty — that tweets you when your cat plays with it.
What do you do if you manage to hack Grammy award-winning and controversial dresser Lady Gaga's Twitter and Facebook accounts? Go phishing and pretend you're giving away iPads to her millions of "little monsters." That's what hackers tried to do yesterday, before the the hacking ended.
A tourism agency has come up with a novel social experiment to generate interest in Sweden. Convince the government to turn over the official @Sweden Twitter account to the citizens.
Impulsive Twitter users who absolutely must tweet while watching a show might soon find themselves required to sit in special seating zone in theaters. Yep, it's like smoking zones for Twitter addicts.
Regular people like you and I might use Twitter and Facebook to vent and share adorable cat pics, but according to the Associated Press, the CIA is combing through millions of our digital scraps for counterterrorism and counterproliferation purposes. Big Brother, is that you?
They didn't have Twitter back in the 1960s when Mad Men's Don Draper was defining cool style, but if they did, Don would probably use a Twitter client like this one.
Is your Twitter account at risk of being hacked? Check out the infographic below for a list of the most common Twitter passwords and some other fun facts that may keep your account from being compromised.