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AP Twitter Hack Prompts the Question: How Can we Prevent Hackers?

Uncle Sam is calling on you to display your patriotism, but it’s in a different way than you may imagine. A new kind of draft is calling on students to counter the growing threat of cyber terrorism. In 2010, the United States needed 20,000 cyber security experts, but we only had about a thousand. That just won’t cut it—and it puts the entire country at great peril. The Department of Homeland... 

AP Twitter Hacked with Tweet ‘Two Explosions in the White house and Barack Obama is injured’

With nearly two million followers, AP twitter account was hacked and tweeted the message: “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White house and Barack Obama is injured.” ‘AP Twitter’ began to trend on Twitter. No other media outlet’s reported on this attack and injury to the President. “The president is fine,” said spokesman Jay Carney. “I was just with him.” Other... 

Is Twitter Down? Fail Whale Shows Again

Is Twitter down? Are you getting the ‘Fail whale’ saying that Twitter is over capacity? You’re not the only one. Seems like the third-parties are having issues as well. Twitter went down Thursday, January 31 reporting that around 10 a.m. Eastern time “Some users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue.” Some... 

Providence Performing Arts Theater introduces “Tweet Seats”

There are a few unwritten rules that people will always break, not necessary on purpose, but just by default because it has been normal for them to do these actions. For example, in the technology perspective talking on your phone loudly in public quite places will certainly have you receiving evil stares from people. Blasting your music, on your cell phone, without headphones on will either make... 

Twitter’s Video Sharing Service Vine Launches For Apple iOS Devices

Twitter announced on Thursday that the service called Vine is launching for free in the Apple App Store. The app lets users “capture and share short looping videos”. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo showed off the new service on his own Twitter feed on Wednesday. Steak tartare in six seconds. vine.co/v/bOIqn6rLeIDvia @dhof — dick costolo (@dickc) January 23, 2013 Currently, it is not apart... 

Cellairis’s #TweetPunisher Shows Off Shatter Proof iPhone Protection At CES 2013

We ran across the Cellairis booth at CES 2013 and we were first drawn in by the vibrant build your own cases that were touted as, “Shout! Your Life. Your Case.” While the entrance of Cellairis was designed beautifully, which you can see in the image below, we fell in love with the Tweet Punisher quickly and found ourselves watching an iPhone 5 get pummeled by keyboard keys. The Tweet... 

BlogWorld’s #NMX & CES 2013 Groups Converge on Vegas At Once

In just a couple of hours one of the largest groups of blogging professionals will be kicking off their nerd fest starting at 9:00am PST at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The BlogWorld event is hashtagged on Twitter as #NMX and stands for New Media Expo, “Where Content Meets Commerce.” The Blogging event is comprised of people attending from over 50 countries around... 

Employ Adam Goes Viral On Twitter With Billboard Ad

What’s a guy to do when he can’t get a job and keeps getting turned down from his employment applications? Well of course the answer is to spend his last £500 on a billboard with a plea, “Please Give Me A Job.” That was the idea of Adam Pacitti who is 24 years old and obviously in search of a job. What type of job does Adam want? It seems that Adam is looking for a job in... 

Chris Brown, Jenny Johnson Engage in Heated Twitter War

There has become a strong connection with celebrities and twitter accounts over the past few years, some of the more well-known celebrities have thousands maybe millions of followers.  For the most part, it provides fans to have a little example of what that person life is like sometimes. However, twitter just like any other social interactive website gives the opportunity for people to engage in... 

Climate Reality Project & Al Gore Get Auto Tuned #DirtyWeather #Reality

A pretty big worldwide event has been going on for the past 24 hours and you might have missed it. The finale starts just an hour away at 5:00pm PST 6:00pm CST, 7:00pm EST with Al Gore in NYC. The streaming event was launched on the video streaming platform UStream.tv and promoted on Facebook, Twitter and the website ClimateRealityProject.org. A good breakdown of some of the highlights and how to... 
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