Social Media

Happy birthday, Facebook: Social network celebrates 10 years (Video)

Facebook celebrates a big birthday Tuesday, marking a decade since Mark Zuckerberg launched the social media network from his Harvard dorm room.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 09:26am EST

Before the Internet, how The Beatles went viral in 1964

Long before the phrase "go viral" was coined, The Beatles quickly went from being virtual unknowns in America to sensations. A Beatles historian and record executive explains how it was done.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 02:11pm EST

Pilot program against cyberbullying to begin

Pilot program against cyberbullying to begin with educators

Friday - 01/31/2014, 07:12am EST

SocialRadar: Who's nearby and how do you know them?

The just-launched SocialRadar app, developed by a DC-based company, is a real-time way to identifies people nearby and remember how you know them.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:54am EST

Detecting Super Bowl threats like finding needle in haystack

Sunday's Super Bowl poses an immense challenge for security officials, particularly in analyzing the flood of available data to discern a legitimate threat.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 08:27am EST

Two revenge porn bills weighed in Maryland

Maryland lawmakers are considering two bills that would increase penalties for revenge porn.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 07:02am EST
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Declutter your tablet, phone in 5 easy steps

It's too cold to think about it, but it's nearly time for spring cleaning and that applies to your phone and tablet, too.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 02:33pm EST

Revenge porn victim fights, waits, heals

Holly Jacobs, whose racy photographs were published online by an ex-boyfriend is hopeful Maryland will soon make revenge porn a felony.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 09:39am EST
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Ted Leonsis' vision on tech and sports: Wow fans

Ted Leonsis, CEO of the company that owns Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Verizon Center, believes exposing fans to groundbreaking techhnology is an important way to "make sure people want to continue to come to arenas, and that they're wowed."

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:35am EST
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Data Doctors: Can I remove the Share option in Facebook

Is it possible to remove the Share option in Facebook, so nobody can share your status or photos? Data Doctor Ken Colburn has the answer.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 07:00am EST

Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient'

Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient'

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 08:00pm EST

25 worst passwords of 2013: Is yours on the list?

For the first time, "password" has been unseated from the top of the annual compilation of worst Internet passwords, but the compilation of the the Worst Passwords of 2013 shows many people still make things easy for crooks.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 04:18am EST

How earworms crawl into your head

Anyone who has ever had a song stuck in his head has experienced an earworm. What are your most invasive earworms?

Monday - 01/20/2014, 07:39am EST
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Amid debate, Google Glass app wakes drowsy drivers

As the debate continues over whether a driver should wear Google Glass behind the wheel, a new app for the wearable computer helps keep drowsy drivers awake.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:50am EST

Wireless Registry launches, could power Internet of Things

A D.C.-based start-up has launched the first global wireless registry, letting people and businesses own their unique WiFi SSIDs. It paves the way for mobile proximity services.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:12am EST

Courtney Love defends tweet in first Twitter libel trial

Controversial rock star Courtney Love's defense against an allegedly defamatory tweet is the first time a Twitter libel case has gone to trial in the U.S. It could answer questions of how defamation law applies to social media.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 04:09am EST

Anyone can be a White House pundit

The White House is inviting any social media user to join an online "panel discussion" after the Jan. 28 State of the Union Address.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 10:50am EST

Image pro: Produce great video with your phone

With the growing importance of social media in business and personal communication, video is a key way of getting a message across. Professional video production can be very expensive. A local image strategist offers tips on how to do great video on a smartphone.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 07:43am EST

For kids, healthy sleep means no screens

Parents need to put their foot down when it comes to electronics in the bedroom.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 06:23am EST

App Watch: Query your human network with Jelly

App Watch: What type of tree is this? Should I drink this? Ask your social circle with Jelly

Friday - 01/10/2014, 03:28am EST
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