Poor old Jenna-Louise Coleman was launched into the spotlight yesterday, as the BBC announced she'd be the next platonic bit-on-the-side to team up with Dr Who in the mainstream children's drama. It didn't take long for Twitter spam bots to start firing out links to fake sex videos supposedly starring the actress.
Twitter just turned six on Wednesday! How better to celebrate the medium than by exploring its greatest use: hurling misspelled insults behind a veil of anonymity. But what about the victims? Watch Will Ferrell, Louis CK, and others read your mean Tweets aloud.
The Labour party has complained about Boris Johnson's use of the London Mayor's Twitter feed, after Johnson changed the name of the account from "Mayor of London" to "Boris Johnson" -- a move which the red side of London claimed was tantamount to a hijacking the mayor's 250,000 followers.
The Titanic sank on April 15th, 1912, and we've been asking questions ever since. Although we now know more or less why she went down, @RealTimeTitanic seeks to show us how it happened from the standpoint of its crew.
A worrying new trend over in the US is seeing recruiters start to ask for full access to the social networks of potential applicants, with some organisations asking would-be staff to sign in and let bosses have a good poke around in their non-public posts and messages.
The Pope, divine mouthpiece of God himself and owner of vast riches and influence, has taken to Twitter. Half holy, half Kardashian, Hitler Youth graduate Benedict XVI is now social mediafied. So why is his Twitter handle so unbelievably weird?
An ITV News lunchtime report on a football racism summit chaired by David Cameron made the astonishing mistake of referring to black players as "coloured," triggering a right old furore on the internet yesterday.
The Swipe gesture was an indispensable function for power-Tweeters back in the day, so I never really understood why Twitter killed it off in the first place. Thankfully, Swipe's been resurrected a just-released update for both iOS and Android apps. And those aren't the only changes.
Finding and following your favourite celebrity on Facebook is about to get easier. The social network has announced that it will allow public figures to verify their accounts and display their stage names as Facebook attempts to beat Twitter at its own game.