ABC7's Lauryn Ricketts says a social media following, in the right hands, is an asset during a weather emergency.
Parents can keep tabs on what their children are doing online, and with whom they're doing it, with a web-based monitoring system developed by a Northern Virginia company.
When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.
Review: App for tracking people's location could be friendship magnet or stalker's best friend
Today is Safer Internet Day. One topic will be distinguishing the differences between risk and harm to young people.
The developer of the challenging, frustrating and addicting game Flappy Bird has pulled the game off the market in a mysterious move.
Ever wonder why your online dating site isn't getting you dates? You might be using the wrong keywords.
New study shows that dependency on smartphones has gone way up.
Researchers are trying to determine how much time phone users spend engaged with their devices. And, a new app attempts to quantify why many have a "phone jones."
Facebook's new mobile app, Paper, is a graphically-pleasing alternative to the regular Facebook mobile experience. Will it render the original obsolete?
Facebook celebrates a big birthday Tuesday, marking a decade since Mark Zuckerberg launched the social media network from his Harvard dorm room.
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.
Pilot program against cyberbullying to begin with educators
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.
Sunday's Super Bowl poses an immense challenge for security officials, particularly in analyzing the flood of available data to discern a legitimate threat.
Maryland lawmakers are considering two bills that would increase penalties for revenge porn.
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.
Holly Jacobs, whose racy photographs were published online by an ex-boyfriend is hopeful Maryland will soon make revenge porn a felony.
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."
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.
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