July 6, 2011 President Obama hosted the White House's first Twitter town hall Wednesday.
July 6, 2011 President Obama responded to questions that came in through Twitter via #AskObama.
July 6, 2011 When you're a U.S. president, you can never have too many followers. So it makes sense, then, that President Obama would eventually turn to that ultimate population of followers, the 140-character delimited Twitterverse by holding the first White House Twitter town hall Wednesday.At the event scheduled to start at 2 pm eastern time and "presented" by Twitter, people will be able to tweet their questions to the hashtag #AskObama.
July 5, 2011 Over the weekend, someone posted messages on the page claiming that President Obama had been killed. It was about 10 hours before they were removed. Hackers who call themselves The Script Kiddies claimed responsibility.
May 19, 2011 During a Twitter interview with NPR's Andy Carvin and Marc Lynch of ForeignPolicy.com White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said stability in the region will come from change.
May 19, 2011 "Had to monitor Fox for a story. Can't. Deal. With. The. Blathering," someone in the agency wrote, thinking it would go on a personal account. That individual no longer has access to the official Twitter page.
May 12, 2011 One of Libya's first citizen journalists tells the story of his escape to Tunisia and the two months he was forced to spend offline, causing many of his online contacts to fear he was dead.
May 10, 2011 No laughs and no real secrets. Just the facts, folks, so far. But maybe sometime we'll see a little inside dope about the POTUS, FLOTUS or VPOTUS?
March 28, 2011 Time says it knows "the 140 Twitter feeds that are shaping the conversation." They include NPR's Andy Carvin. You can vote on which belongs.
March 16, 2011 The social media platform got off the ground five years ago this month, with this momentous tweet from co-founder Jack Dorsey: inviting coworkers.
February 24, 2011 A video for Kanye West's song "All of the Lights" has been pulled from YouTube after a British group said that the video's strobing light effects had caused seizures. The singer is also in hot water over his tweets about abortion.
February 10, 2011 That's a lot, the newspaper adds, for a company that still loses money and "estimates its revenue this year at between $100 million and $110 million." But suitors have an eye on its potential and the information Twitter has about its users.
January 5, 2011 Tweets may be a dime a dozen, but many people seem to be hanging on every last one of Kanye West's sporadic 140 character blurbs. Josh Groban is the latest fan — and he stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to sing his favorites.
December 27, 2010 "She burst into tears," he wrote of the moment when he gave Playmate Crystal Harris a ring. Oh, he added later, yes they had just gotten engaged.
November 23, 2010 The news that North Korea fired 200 or so artillery shells at a South Korean island today — killing two South Korean marines and prompting the South to return fire — has made #prayforkorea a top trending term on Twitter.