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Government blocks use of popular tool used by many Iranians to circumvent Internet restrictions and mask their activities.
The network that became famous by having reporters on the ground as bombs fell on Baghdad in 1991 missed the boat on the Iranian riots, and Twitter users noticed.
Twitter's "suggested users" list is a Who's Who of Twitter celebrities, featuring the likes of Al Gore, Lance Armstrong, Ashton Kutcher, John McCain, Martha Stewart, and others with millions of followers.
Perhaps, the most innovative thing you can do if you're a publisher these days is to ignore the action bias - and not innovate.
One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee
Protesters usurp attempts to suppress news of a voter revolution, while the iPhone 3G S and the iPhone 3.0 OS make their debut. Also: Google's digital books.
In light of all the Twitter activity going on in and around the Iranian presidential elections, Twitter has gotten its host NTT America to postpone scheduled maintenance.
This weekend, in the aftermath of the Iranian election, Twitter's ability to build a mass audience by virally connecting myriad micro-audiences through micro-messages has proven again to have real impact. When the Iranian police started cracking down on p
Twitter users are changing profile settings to appear as if they live in Tehran in a bid to overwhelm censors looking for locals using the service to spread protest news.
Following controversial election, citizens turn to Twitter, Facebook, and other means to get around government clampdown and get supporters out to rallies.