07/29/14 11:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. Twitter also grew its user base more than expected,...
By Ashe Schow | 07/25/14 01:37 PM
Imagine the outrage if an intern for a Republican congressman sent tweets referring to women with derogatory words, discussing sexual acts or disparaging religion. Keep that outrage, wonder and then read on to learn about a Democratic intern.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 02:47 PM
Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.
07/22/14 05:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The verified Twitter account for the EPA's Office of Water mistakenly published a message Monday...
By Blake Seitz | 07/22/14 05:21 PM
Deficit hawks like to say that reckless government spending is mortgaging our children's future. Rarely do they capture this as vividly as Republican Rep. Kristi Noem of South Dakota.
By James Jay Carafano | 07/18/14 04:02 PM
The CIA's venture into the social networking world is a colossal embarrassment thus far. It does, however, reveal something that Washington hoped to keep secret: that it remains fundamentally unsavvy about how to use social networking to advance policy -- rather than political -- goals.
By Becket Adams | 07/18/14 11:00 AM
Bill Maher, a noted Democratic donor and stand-up comedian, drew the ire of Twitter users Thursday evening after he compared the Islamic terrorist group Hamas to a "crazy woman."
07/17/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The inspector general for the nation's international aid agency is probing a once-secret Obama administration program that created a social media network in Cuba, The Associated Press has learned. The review centers on the U.S. Agency for International Development's...
By Ashe Schow | 07/14/14 01:48 PM
Who could have imagined that a Twitter hashtag championed by first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood celebrities wouldn't change the minds of terrorists?
07/09/14 11:15 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA is claiming two Twitter records for Germany's stunning 7-1 win over Brazil in the World Cup semifinals. FIFA says there were 35.6 million Twitter posts about the game on Tuesday, making it the most tweeted sports event. FIFA says the previous record was 24.9 million...
By Spencer Brown | 07/07/14 06:25 PM
Children from Central America are crossing our southern border by the hundreds, Iraq is a smoldering mess, and it's hard to say how long it might be until Israel and Palestine declare all out war, but first, some important news on presidential Twitter protocol.
07/01/14 03:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is hiring a Goldman Sachs executive as its new chief financial officer, continuing a shake-up that has led to the departures of several executives in recent months. The social media company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it hired Anthony Noto, 46, to...
By Kevin Daley | 06/30/14 05:16 PM
It was a rough day for the crack reporters at SCOTUSblog.
By Philip Klein | 06/27/14 12:09 PM
As the broader economy floundered over the past several years, one area has boomed: the proliferation of outrageously stupid articles on the Internet.
By Blake Seitz | 06/26/14 04:36 PM
As conflict in the Middle East intensifies, the U.S. State Department is sticking to what it knows best: hashtag activism.
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By Philip Klein | 07/28/14