The arrest of Texas teenager Ahmed Mohamed, a student who brought a homemade clock to school, has stirred a global social media frenzy. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations about spreading Mohamed’s story and…
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested Monday after a teacher mistook a clock he made for a hoax bomb. Outraged Twitter users have responded to his arrest and suspension with #IStandWithAhmed.
By Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press
The social media service Twitter on Tuesday introduced a feature that enables political candidates and advocacy groups to raise money directly via its mobile application, making it quicker and easier to harvest small donations from followers.
By Frank Carlson, Corinne Segal
Salman Rushdie will be the first to tell you that free expression is imperative to society. But there's one way the award-winning author does not always enjoy speaking out: on Twitter.
Sexist online reactions to an ad campaign featuring a female engineer prompted engineers to share their stories on Twitter with the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer.
By PBS NewsHour
The giants of Silicon Valley -- Google, Twitter, Facebook -- report that just three to four percent of their workforce is black or Hispanic, and men outnumber women by more than two to one. Now, tech companies are investing hundreds…
By Corinne Segal
Joke about a juice cleanse on Twitter, and you just might begin a national conversation on copyright laws.
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
By Laura Santhanam
Most parents who use social media today find information about raising children through their networking sites and care little about what information friends and family share on social media about their kids, a new study finds.
A federal law enforcement authority said Wednesday that a fire that destroyed a black church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, was not arson.
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