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Three Indonesian clubs fined by FIFA for Twitter leaks

Persebaya Surabaya, Persires Bali Devata and PSIS Semarang have all received hefty fines for publishing confidential transfer data through Twitter.

Speeding Lamborghini driver shamed on Twitter by Vancouver Police

Vancouver - A man driving a brand-new Lamborghini Huracan learned what you don't do when driving the $262,000 car if you wish to avoid police. You don't drive at a speed of 102 km/h per hour in a 50km/h (30 mph) zone. For the metrically challenged,102 km/h =63 mph.

Scientists say social media not accurate for sociological studies

Scientists at two universities have determined that social media sites like Twitter and Facebook are not representative of society in general and should not be used for studies.

Twitter Offers brings virtual coupons to your stream

Just in time for the holiday season, Twitter is bringing virtual coupons that you can link to your debit or credit card straight from your stream.

Coffee giant bows to customer demands on social media

Seattle - When you settle in for a nice, hot eggnog latte at your local Starbucks cafe, you'll know who to thank, right? Twitter and Facebook got your back this time!

Spain's National Police gain interest on Instagram with hunky cop

Madrid - Spain's National Police have been beefing up their social media presence recently. Having already gained a huge following on Twitter, they are now a great hit on Instagram, after posting a photo of a muscular and very attractive anti-riot police officer.

The Queen sends her first tweet

London - The Queen has sent her first tweet. The Twitter message was posted at the launch of a new Science Museum gallery in London.

Internet star Twitter plans tech center for SF homeless

San Francisco - Internet darling Twitter, the unique micro-blogging service that went public a year ago, wants to provide tech training to homeless residents of San Francisco from a center near the company's new headquarters.

Transfer money with just a tweet in France from tomorrow

French citizens can now transfer money to friends and family via a simple tweet thanks to a partnership between Twitter and French bank Groupe BPCE.

Head of Twitter news staff lasts less than one year

San Francisco - The head of Twitter's news staff left the social media company Wednesday after less than a year at the helm of a revitalized operation.

Twitter lawsuit seeks transparency in surveillance requests

San Francisco - Twitter has filed suit against the U.S Justice Department, claiming current laws restricting what the company can publicly disclose about national security requests is a violation of the First Amendment.

Taliban leader messes up tweet, gives away location via geotag

Kabul - With a mistaken tweet, the Taliban's Afghanistan spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, revealed with a geotag that he was in Sindh, Pakistan. The Friday tweet which went out to almost 5,900 followers claimed an attack; Mujahid claims the tweet was a conspiracy.

Twitter invests $10 million in MIT social media lab

Twitter is giving every tweet on its network to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, as well as a $10 million investment, to create a hub to better learn how to understand and use social networks.

Top Spanish news agency apologizes for gay Rajoy hashtag

Madrid - While sending what was actually an extremely serious tweet, Efe, a top Spanish news agency, accidentally added a hashtag which contained a colloquial term for "homosexual" in reference to the Spanish Prime Minister. The news agency has since apologized.

SmartWatches are so yesterday — Introducing the SmartRing

As Samsung, Apple and Co. are all launching their own takes on the SmartWatches, MOTA, a US company based in the Silicon Valley with its award-winning design team, has designed the next step in the high-tech consumer electronics: the SmartRing!

Twitter announces a 'Buy Now' button

For months now there have been rumors and reports that Twitter was going to release an e-commerce product, and now the company has confirmed those rumors and reports.

Uproar over talk of tampering with Twitter stream

San Francisco - Twitter has erupted with worry after word spread that the globally popular messaging service might try to tame its raw stream of real-time posts.

Using social media to track diseases like Ebola

A new report argues that algorithms that map social media posts and mobile phone data can help researchers track epidemics.

Op-Ed: ISIS publicity campaign – Multiple threats, multiple backlashes

In keeping with the habitual high profile publicity model started by Al Qaeda, ISIS is making multiple threats against targets around the world. Threats are receiving backlash responses online.

Twitter takes down images of ISIS beheading

London - Twitter promised Thursday to remove photos and videos of the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic militants, the popular messaging website said Thursday.

Twitter to delete images of dead people at families' request

San Francisco - Twitter has announced it will remove photos and videos of critically injured or dead people if their relatives request such deletions.

Police in Ferguson target media, human rights observers

Ferguson - As the violence in Ferguson, MO continues, police are reportedly targeting and detaining members of the media according to several news reports, as well as ordering observers with Amnesty International out of the area.

Twitter backlash against media coverage of Michael Brown shooting

Ferguson - Social media users, many of them young and black, are deeply dissatisfied with the corporate mainstream media's coverage of last weekend's fatal police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

Op-Ed: Using Facebook 'Likes' to predict personality can be dangerous Special

Speaking the truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act, so said George Orwell, author of "1984." Computers and the Internet have not only made the most significant advances in our lives possible, it has also been an unwitting betrayer.

Most Americans have little or no trust in social media sites

The majority of Americans have little or no trust that social media sites will respect and protect their online privacy.

Minnesota man ejected from flight for tweeting about bad service

Denver - Duff Watson won't be flying Southwest Airlines again in the future, after he and his family were asked to leave the plane because he tweeted about the bad service he received at the gate.

Report: Twitter employees are mostly white and male

Twitter managers recently released data on their own employees. Around 59% of them are male and 70% are white. Facts like this are re-igniting the debate on how to get more minorities and women into the technology sector.

China allegedly uses Twitter to spread false information in Tibet

Around 100 accounts were reportedly found using names stolen from Westerners and descriptions taken from real people. Reporters claim each account promotes Chinese propaganda.

Op-Ed: Twitter will struggle to master ecommerce, but Facebook may adapt

Social media has been fun...but how much money is in it? Popular sites like Facebook and Twitter are working to capitalize on our screen time, now moving beyond online advertising and into online shopping itself. Will these sites master e-commerce?

Twitter buys CardSpring as a foothold into e-Commerce

With sights on creating its own e-commerce platform, Twitter will soon reach this goal with the recent acquisition of CardSpring. The cost of deal has not yet been revealed, but the feature will be soon forthcoming.
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