Mining tweets on Twitter can be as reliable as conducting lengthy, labor-intensive public opinion polls. A recent study from Carnegie Mellon found that sampling and analyzing Twitter tweets for data is as good as conducting an opinion poll in some cases. According to the Twitter study, computer analysis of opinions expressed in a billion Twitter […]
Every wondered what Facebook is for? Or maybe you are an avid Facebook user and think you already know the answer. Either way, this short animated video takes an honest and funny look at the modern Facebook addiction.
As Facebook privacy problems grow and people learn that Facebook often shares their personal information with third party data mining sites, more users are opting to quit the Facebook social network. A Google search for “how to quit Facebook” finds over 18 million results. In addition, some prominent technology professionals, like Google’s Matt Cutts, are […]
A Manassas, VA woman has been arrested for posting threats against local police on Facebook. Prince William County Police said Ginger Slattery, a 43-year-old hairdresser, threatened to harm police officers on her Facebook page. Police have charged Slattery with using her Facebook account to threaten to kill police officers; threatening to blow up the police […]
A father and son from the United Kingdom have reunited after 37 years thanks to a people search on Facebook. The son, Andy Spiers-Corbett, was only two years old when his parents separated. That was his last contact with his father Graham Corbett. Over the years the two men have spent countless hours trying to […]