Archive for 'Social Networking'

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

The Maryland State Police say that while the number of driving deaths--including those caused by distracted driving like texting--is down, the battle continues to eliminate the problem of distracted driving because the price is still much too high.

Maryland Lawmakers Invite Local Teens to Compete in Annual “App” Challenge

Maryland Lawmakers Invite Local Teens to Compete in Annual “App” Challenge

Lawmakers are challenging local students to channel their enthusiasm for all things technological to make the app world a better place.

A Twitter Trend Sparks Cultural Conversation in Midst of Immigration Debate

A Twitter Trend Sparks Cultural Conversation in Midst of Immigration Debate

Immigration remains a popular debate topic on the political circuit, but social media conversations suggest that presidential hopefuls and the Latin-American community equally fail to identify with the Latino culture.

Criticism Arises in Wake of Fox News Islamic State Video Post

Criticism Arises in Wake of Fox News Islamic State Video Post

Security expert Daniel Cohen criticized the media for its decision to publish Islamic State propaganda in the wake of Fox News’ decision Tuesday to use a video depicting the grisly death of a captured Jordanian pilot.

Senators Say USAID’s Social Media Program in Cuba Could Endanger Bethesda’s Alan Gross, Others

Senators Say USAID’s Social Media Program in Cuba Could Endanger Bethesda’s Alan Gross, Others

A U.S. government plan to create a Twitter-like platform in Cuba was dumb and may have endangered the life of 64-year-old Bethesda resident Alan Gross, Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, said Tuesday.

Baltimore Company Leads Wireless Innovation

Baltimore Company Leads Wireless Innovation

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated hosted the 2013 Innovation Showcase at M&T Bank Stadium. Over 1,200 technology professionals and 110 leading wireless manufacturers gathered Wednesday to share and showcase the latest developments in wireless communication.

Site Uses Social Media to Track Sickness

Site Uses Social Media to Track Sickness

Sickweather.com uses social media updates to follow outbreaks of the flu, allergies and other illnesses around the country.

Annapolis Police Department Participates in Global Law Enforcement Tweet-a-Thon

Annapolis Police Department Participates in Global Law Enforcement Tweet-a-Thon

More than 230 law enforcement organizations around the world participated in the first Global Police Tweet-a-Thon last Friday, including four in Maryland.

New Facebook Tech Solves Fear of Rejection Problem in Dating

New Facebook Tech Solves Fear of Rejection Problem in Dating

Teams of clever app developers have found a novel technological solution to overcome an age-old dating problem: figuring out whether someone you’re interested in feels the same way.

Graphic: The Facebook Hookup Through Tinder and Bang With Friends

Graphic: The Facebook Hookup Through Tinder and Bang With Friends

Two new Facebook apps, Tinder and Bang With Friends, are helping users find love without fear of rejection. Here's how they work.