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Cops Use Social Media To Bring Down 250-Member Gang

12/13/2012, Oh, the untapped powers of social media. Cops in Bushwick, Brooklyn were able to bust a 250-member gang by using social media as a tool to create fake profiles while adding gang members to their “friends” list. Young gang members, according to...

Facebook allows users to delete search history

09/21/2012, Search histories are perhaps the most incriminating tracks we leave on the internet. Google’s allowed its users to delete search data for a while, and although few choose to, it makes a lot of people feel better. Facebook’s search history may...

Obama Speech Generates 52,757 Tweets Per Minute

09/07/2012, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention has set a new record on the social media. During his speech, Twitter witnessed a massive number of tweets, officially declaring that it was an all-new record of the most tweets...

Pentagon lays down new social media rules

08/22/2012, The Pentagon has just updated their latest set of rules for service members when it comes to using popular social media outlets, and of course, you would expect the big guns such as Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest to rank amongst the list. This new...

Facebook reunites bride with her lost wedding dress

09/07/2011, The dream wedding is often something that most little girls have in their mind when growing up, as they wait for Prince Charming to drive up in a Lamborghini (sorry, no more of that shining armor crap in this day and age), ready to whisk her off to a...

StumbleUpon Explore Box

08/17/2011, StumbleUpon (SU), a site that millions use to discover web content has just launched Explore Box, a new feature that lets users discover web sites in a more focused, and arguably, efficient, way. Previously, StumbleUpon did let users discover sites based...

NYPD forms new social media unit

08/12/2011, Love all things computers, and you live, breathe and eat social networking? Then the NYPD might be your future workplace if you’re still studying, as the New York Police Department (NYPD) gets on with the times by forking a spanking new social media...

LinkedIn May Use Your Photo In Social Advertising

08/11/2011, Facebook has been known to “go Rambo” on user privacy, but it seems that LinkedIn may just be following the same path. It seems that by default, accounts are setup to agree to this: “LinkedIn my use my name, photo in social...

Facebook Security Gets a Boost on Mobiles

08/08/2011, The Facebook Safety Team has just announced that Facebook is adding new security features to the Facebook apps, and Facebook for mobile sites. Facebook’s social reporting is now available from mobile devices, so you can act quicker on content that...

Reebok Promise Keeper app uses peer pressure to help you stay fit

04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your...

Proctor & Gamble Turns to Facebook, YouTube After Soap Opera Era

12/09/2010, After 77 years of sponsoring the daytime television genre of soap opera that helped the company with product placement in advertising to women, Proctor & Gamble is quickly turning to social media venues such as Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook to...