by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 2, 2014 Updated: July 2, 2014
A waitress gets fired for venting about bad tippers on Facebook.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 19, 2014 Updated: June 19, 2014
The Supreme Court will decide whether online rantings are just that or have more serious implications.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 17, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
Delta thinks giraffes live in Ghana. Book publishers think acacia trees are all over Africa. Why do we keep believing a single story about a vast continent?
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 16, 2014
A new study says Twitter does more to amplify celebrities than to foster open debate.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 21, 2014 Updated: May 22, 2014
Employees at the University of Kansas can now be fired or suspended for tweeting statements that hurt the school's reputation.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 30, 2014
The U.S. spent about $5 million to help set up Afghanistan's version of Twitter. And everyone there knows it and is more than happy about it.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 28, 2014
The United States quietly supported dozens of social media networks around the world in an effort to spark political unrest in countries in the Middle East and Africa.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 24, 2014 Updated: April 24, 2014
Police raided a 28-year old's house over a parody Twitter account, raising questions about how law enforcement navigate online speech.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 12, 2014
The encryption flaw, also known as the Heartbleed bug, has quickly proven that our relationship with technology and the Internet come at a very high cost.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 8, 2014
David Ortiz's promotional selfie with President Obama could trigger a clamp-down on the social media usage that lets fans connect with public figures on a personal level.