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Call of Duty live tweeted a fake terrorist attack

Social media campaign for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 featured reports of fictional terrorist attack; Activision declines to comment following widespread criticisms.

By September 29, 2015


UK's War Cabinet live-tweets D-Day landing as it occurred

The UK War Cabinet account has been created by the government's National Archives, and provides by-the-second updates on what's happening on the ground.

By June 6, 2014


Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014


Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By December 17, 2012


Hashtag 'scalpel': Hospital to live-tweet ear surgery

Ever wished you could watch a surgical procedure unfold? Seattle's Swedish Medical Center is getting set to share a play-by-play of a cochlear implant operation.

By October 1, 2012


Houston hospital live tweets successful brain surgery

Doctors were careful to issue a stern warning: 'The contents of this #brain #surgery may be GRAPHIC in NATURE.' They weren't lying.

By May 9, 2012


Astronaut sends first live tweets from space

Thanks to enhanced space station communications, NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer sends live Twitter message Friday rather than e-mailing it to ground operations first.

By January 22, 2010


GOP emoji: Because Trump's hair needs a kitten in it

There are many ways to watch a presidential debate -- the most amusing, of course, being with one eye affixed to Twitter, frantically refreshing, tweeting and retweeting. With emoji.

By August 6, 2015


Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014


Australian TV pirates refuse to play the waiting game

Why are Australians such prolific pirates of TV shows? Analysis on the availability of TV shows by tech blog Reckoner may hold some answers.

By July 28, 2014