‘Empire’s’ Terrence Howard Debuts Baby Son On Twitter (Photo)

Terrence Howard, who stars as Lucious Lyon on Fox's "Empire," has shared a photo of his newborn baby boy. The actor debuted the sweet picture of himself and his sleeping son on Twitter on Friday. Terrence and his wife, Mira, welcomed Qirin four weeks ago, Terrence revealed exclusively to Access Hollywood while promoting "Empire" at the Monte Carlo TV Festival in Monaco. … [Read more...]

Can ‘Project Lightning’ Give Twitter a Fresh Jolt?

The ubiquitous blue bird associated with Twitter (TWTR) has been incessantly chirping out new announcements this month as the social media phenom tries to pick itself back up after being slammed for weak earnings growth and the underperformance of its stock. Projections from data firm eMarketer call for the Twitter monthly user base to grow at a measly 14.1 percent this year, compared with more than 30 percent growth two years ago, according to … [Read more...]

Will the Periscope Revolution Steer Twitter’s Future?

To get a sense of why Periscope has come to be regarded as the buzzy new social app of the moment, a good place to start might be with the habits of regular “scopers” like Rosie Brown. Brown (@rosiebrownuk) is a friendly, socially active British expat who now calls Melbourne home, and part of her daily routine involves pulling out her smartphone regularly to broadcast via Twitter-owned Periscope to her friends as well as to perfect strangers … [Read more...]

Twitter to let users follow live events, not just people

Twitter Inc will start curating tweets on live events, the microblogging service said, as it plans major changes to make its real-time news feed more user friendly. Dubbed Project Lightning, the changes will let users follow events instead of just people, and instantly upload photos and videos that can be shared across websites, social news and entertainment website Buzzfeed reported on Thursday. A team of editors will curate the most visually … [Read more...]

Twitter reveals where people hate their jobs the most

Do you love or maybe even hate your job? Well - some people are expressing how they feel by tweeting about it. … [Read more...]

Charleston Shooting: Fox News, CNN Coverage Slammed on Social Media

Twitter users took the cable-news networks to task for covering Donald Trump instead of focusing on the massacre. … [Read more...]

Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts. … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Improve Your Finances with Social Media

Twitter can make it easier to lodge a customer service complaint, and LinkedIn can help you land a new job. Facebook friends can offer encouragement when you share progress toward goals, and you can collect inspiring images of what you're saving for on Pinterest. There are all sorts of ways social media can give your finances a boost -- but there are also some dangers to avoid. … [Read more...]

Microsoft CEO cracks Microsoft joke in tweet

Technically Incorrect: Microsoft is slowly becoming a very different company. An amusing Satya Nadella tweet underlines this. … [Read more...]

Iraqis claim victory in battle invented as Twitter joke

Technically Incorrect: A man is bored and invents a battle in a fictional Iraqi town called "Cheese Bladder." He tweets it. The rest isn't history. … [Read more...]

Madrid city offical resigns over Holocaust joke on Twitter

Madrid's new cultural affairs commissioner resigned from his post Monday -- just two days after being sworn in -- after it emerged he had joked on Twitter about the Holocaust. Another tweet from the same year had taken aim at Irene Villa, a journalist who lost her legs in a bombing by the Basque separatist group ETA. Zapata's resignation comes just two days after he was sworn into Madrid's new municipal government. … [Read more...]

Facebook launches private photo sharing for friends

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new feature that allows smartphone users to privately share photos of friends, by sifting through images with facial recognition technology. The standalone app, called Moments, allows users to share photos with friends who are in them, and to get images of themselves. "It's hard to get the photos your friends have taken of you, and everyone always insists on taking that same group shot with multiple phones … [Read more...]

The 3 Biggest Social Media Snafus That Can Cost You the Job

"Better safe than sorry" is the motto job seekers and employees alike should adopt when it comes to posting on social media. "Many underestimate the reach of social media," says David Hoffeld, CEO of Hoffeld Group. "Social media is search-engine friendly, and many wrongly assume that when they post something, only those they are connected with will see it. … [Read more...]

Belgian watchdog takes Facebook to court over privacy concerns

A privacy watchdog said Monday it is taking Facebook to court in Belgium for tracking Internet users, including those who are not members of the US social media network. Belgium's privacy protection committee filed suit against Facebook in the main civil court in the capital Brussels, which was to begin hearing the case on Thursday, said Sarah Boulerhcha, a watchdog spokeswoman. Last month, the watchdog charged that "Facebook flouts … [Read more...]