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Starbucks now lets Twitter users buy a coffee drink for a friend by including @tweetacoffee in the 140 character message.
A Twitter chat is a real-time, informal conversation between people interested in a topic. It can be difficult to understand how to be part of a Twitter chat, so here are a few basics.
A new study shows 84 percent of smartphone owners use at least one app first thing in the morning. Tasks accomplished before leaving in the house range from checking the weather to checking-in on dating sites.
Twitter is changing one of the ways users communicate. In the past two users had to follow each other before sending a direct message - now you can get a DM from any follower.
Twitter is making millions selling information about what's being tweeted about.
Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country. Sickweather scans Facebook and Twitter for posts about sickness and gathers the data to form an interactive map showing the areas with the most statuses about infections.
It's been 44 years since the first published report of a rumor that Beatle Paul McCartney was dead. In this digital age, we asked journalism experts how the "Paul is dead" story might have played out if Twitter existed at the time.
All eyes were on the Emmys Sunday night, but many had their eyes on the computer, tablet or cellphone screen, too.
D.C.-area residents share their thoughts, feelings and takeaways after a shooting in the heart of the nation's capital.
A green light in the sky Wednesday night left many in the D.C. region saying, "did you see that?"
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