Bringing all of that billionaire brainpower to Philadelphia was a coup for the city, and one that officials including Mayor Nutter hope to see repeated.
The Woman Code is in stores now and Nelson’s book tour stops in Philadelphia tonight at the Rittenhouse Square Barnes and Noble.
The Lonely Project is a mobile website that displays tweets about loneliness.
A new report by a global travel industry intelligence and marketing firm ranks Philadelphia as one of the world’s leaders when it comes to social media for September 2014.
Twitter, the social media firm, is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice in an effort to get so-called “transparency reports” declassified.
“I think what is portrayed on social media is more accurate than what is portrayed on traditional media,” says Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong.
In a blog post, Facebook vowed to do things “better” and “in the most responsible way” when it comes to experiments on its users. But Drexel cyber security expert Dr. Rob D’ividio says the social network needs to go much further.
Facebook has fulfilled its promise to meet with leaders of the gay and lesbian community after the enforcement of the social media behemoth’s “real names only” policy led to the suspension of several drag queens’ accounts.
Ello has only been available online for little over a month, but it’s popularity is growing. It claims to be the alternative to the world’s largest social network.
Twitter’s new guide for politicians and campaigns details the do’s and don’ts of using the social network.
Should Internet sleuths who helped police identify suspects expect to be drawn into a courtroom as the case proceeds? Local attorney Michael Diamondstein says “yes.”
Facebook’s “real name policy” is not new, but its enforcement is causing a stir in the LGBT community — specifically for drag queens.
“Netropolitan” creator James Touchi-Peters calls his new social network an online community for affluent and busy people.
“Experience People” is a tour against digital addiction and it’s in Philadelphia today.
A new Budweiser promotion claims “Beer is the original social network,” so it’s teaming up with the world’s largest social network to help bridge the physical and digital world.