The 6 types of Twitter conversations revealed
February 20, 2014, 2:19 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Researchers sketched out these conversation types by analyzing the 'shape' of discussions around certain topics.
How social media can make you look smart
February 7, 2014, 3:06 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Social media like Facebook and Twitter can be sites of great social learning, but don't help people develop more reflective thinking skills.
January 29 is Big Block of Cheese Day at the White House
January 27, 2014, 3:51 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The Obama administration is making Big Block of Cheese Day a reality. Fans of Aaron Sorkin’s 'The West Wing' and those who know their President Jackson history will already know what it’s all about.
Astrophysicists hunt for time travelers on Twitter and Facebook
January 7, 2014, 11:46 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
But apparently, time travelers shy away from promoting their whereabouts on social media.
China's moon rover arrives in lunar orbit
December 9, 2013, 9:57 a.m. by Stephen Clark, Spaceflight Now for SPACE.com
An exact time for the Chinese rover to land has not been revealed, but the European Space Agency predicts it'll land on the moon around Dec. 14.
5 amusing reactions to Amazon Prime Air delivery drones
December 2, 2013, 11:45 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The Twittersphere is in a twitter over Jeff Bezos' announcement of 30-minute deliveries via 'octocopter' drones.
Bring back Brian: Fans react to 'Family Guy' dog death
November 25, 2013, 11:15 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Lots of people are losing it after being shocked by the unexpected death in what series creators are calling a 'fun way to shake things up.'
Electric cars generate social buzz [Infographic]
September 20, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
As electric cars become increasingly mainstream, they're starting to build up a charge on social media around the world.