A WIRED exclusive look at how Facebook will beam the internet with Aquila, a stratospheric solar-powered drone equipped with millimeter wave communications technology.
Spredfast, a social media analysis firm, used its data to try to pick Trump or Clinton as president-elect. Here's what happened.
David Moran was all set to go out that Saturday night. He thought he might hit Parliament House, Orlando's oldest gay nightclub, or maybe make it over to Pulse, another mainstay.
In her concession speech today, Hillary Clinton thanked her supporters, and specifically called out to those who showed their support online, "even in secret, private Facebook sites."
American humorist John Hodgman reacted to the news of Donald Trump's win on Wednesday by encouraging Americans to stand up to bullies and bigotry.
"She will never win," Gabriella tweeted emphatically on Monday, hours before the polls opened on Election Day. "Stealing is not winning, it's losing." "Hillary Hillary Hillary!" Mel tweeted in the same hour, with equal enthusiasm.
Conservation gadflies, Gabrielle Adelman and her husband Ken, took to their Robinson R-44 helicopter, she pilot, he photographer, and snapped thousands of Pacific coastline photographs from Oregon to the Mexican border, one about every five hundred f
Social Media Blackout? FBI Emails Are Not 'Trending' On Twitter, Facebook, Buzzfeed, Or Snapchat
FBI Emails Are Not 'Trending' On Twitter, Facebook, Buzzfeed, Or Snapchat
Men are increasingly turning to virtual assistants to have sexually explicit conversations, it has been claimed.
Twitter is discontinuing the most creative video platform on the internet. Here we pay tribute to the weirdest, wackiest and most wonderful Vines
Welcome to the Donald Trump show! Monday, the Trump campaign kicked off a show that will air on the candidate's Facebook page every night at 6:30 pm ET via Facebook Live from the campaign war room at Trump Tower.
Soon, foreign visitors to the United States will be expected to tell U.S. authorities about their social media accounts.
The Conservative Tribune reports, Search engine Google's Trend feature has revealed some telling information about what internet users are searching for, which could potentially spell trouble for Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Tinder, with its data-driven approach to romance, has always had a slightly creepy feel--it's basically just a game to win, after all. But now, with a new feature called Smart Photos, the app has gone one step further in turning its users into hum
Just when you thought it was safe to selfie you latest WalMart-looting or molotov-cocktail-throwing night out, think again.
Two buzzwords define the past decade of computing: mobile and social. Those days are coming to an end.
A little more than a year ago, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Oculus Connect, the VR company's developer summit in Los Angeles.
that may be controversial. Facebook has been in talks for months with U.S. government officials and wireless carriers with an eye toward unveiling an American version of an app that has caused controversy abroad, according to multiple people familiar
A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING
According to the source, Twitter maintains a 'whitelist' of favoured Twitter accounts and a 'blacklist' of unfavoured accounts. Accounts on the whitelist are prioritised in search results, even if they're not the most popular among users.
This is the greatest obliviousness of All Time
It's hard not to be cynical about the 90 minutes of bland electoral theater Americans just witnessed in the form of the 2016 vice presidential debate.
Wikileaks is forming a so-called "Task Force" made up of volunteers to fight back online against critics and correct potential factual inaccuracies about the site's work, the organisation announced at a press conference in Berlin on Tuesday.
This article reinforces the point that if police can and do monitor social media to determine minute activities of social media participants, then political opponents can do the same thing to their 'enemies'. Basically, anything you post online w
Heiko Maas wants Facebook to better enforce its community standards to rein in abusive users. Given the recent rise in anti-migrant and xenophobic posts, he has called for a meeting with Facebook's European managers.
Privacy watchdog says data-sharing scheme is 'an infringement of national data protection law'
Following the official announcement of Israel and Facebook's joint effort to censor social media content that "incites violence" against Israelis, the accounts of several Palestinian journalists and news agencies were blocked.
You've probably run into them before -- those seemingly random antagonizers who always end up diverting the conversation in an online chat room or article comment section away from the issue at hand, and towards a much different