Social Media

Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

Secrets, whispers and lies: Mobile apps bring back online anonymity, with a twist

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 09:14am EDT

Buzzsumo lets you see the most shared links on social media

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Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 08:02am EDT

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Tips to make your job search easier

A lot of people don't know how to use keywords to make their resume stand out, according to Susan Joyce, editor of job-hunt.org.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:41am EDT
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'Anti-social network' backlash taking hold

The popularity of social networks -- where people share much of their lives online with friends and acquaintances -- has spawned the growth of alternative "anti-social networks."

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:23am EDT

Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy

In Oval Office meeting, Obama seeks to reassure Internet CEOs concerned about NSA and privacy

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 09:04am EDT

Not by a TV? Websites, apps help with March Madness viewing

March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:14am EDT

How to build your own website in minutes

An online presence is an important way of networking, jobseeking, and telling the world about your professional life. It's possible to build a personal website in just a few minutes.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:11am EDT

George Takei takes tech, social media to SXSW

To one generation George Takei was best-known for his role as Sulu on Star Trek. Today, Takei is widening his appeal from the young to the not-quite-as-young generations.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:29am EDT

How not to respond to a LinkedIn request

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Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 08:38am EDT

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‘Normal Barbie' takes on bombshell doll

Barbie dolls are wildly popular, and wildly unrealistic. Fans of a still-to-be-built alternative to Barbie are putting their money and behind a company whose tagline is "average is beautiful."

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:51am EDT
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SXSW or CES? Why not both?

One of the country's biggest annual gatherings of music, film, and interactive media stars and devotees is underway in Austin, Texas.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:39am EDT

At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age

Half a century later, landmark Supreme Court case on free speech still relevant in digital age

Monday - 03/10/2014, 07:17am EDT

Off the 8's: Unplugging is hard to do

Mike Moss tried to stay away from his Apple products for a whole day. Did he make it?

Monday - 03/10/2014, 06:45am EDT

Is the monocle the next big trend for D.C.?

The New York Times says the monocle will be the next big trend. But will it transfer to D.C.?

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:36am EST

Could you unplug for a day?

March 7 is the National Day of Unplugging. It was launched five years ago by the national nonprofit group Reboot.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:15am EST

Senator: Technology warrants new privacy laws

New bills would limit police use of cellphone tracking, license plate recording

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 06:29pm EST

Region weather brings storms in skies, social media

ABC7's Lauryn Ricketts says a social media following, in the right hands, is an asset during a weather emergency.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 04:31am EST

Who are your children hanging with in the cyberworld?

Parents can keep tabs on what their children are doing online, and with whom they're doing it, with a web-based monitoring system developed by a Northern Virginia company.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:43am EST

$19 billion for WhatsApp? Not so crazy

When Facebook paid a sum that could end up totaling $19 billion - yes, with a "b" - for WhatsApp, a lot of people thought that was an eye-popping amount of money. But Amir Efrati, senior reporter for TheInformation.com, tells WTOP it wasn't such an unbelievable price - in fact, someone else was offering more.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:17pm EST
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Review: Mobile app shows where to find friends

Review: App for tracking people's location could be friendship magnet or stalker's best friend

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 03:20pm EST
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