Archive for 'Social Networking'

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.

Website Calls Out Authors of Racist Anti-Obama Posts

Website Calls Out Authors of Racist Anti-Obama Posts

The blog, which included calls to assassinate President Barack Obama, could draw the attention of the U.S. Secret Service.

Storify: Maryland Tunes In to Presidential Debate

Storify: Maryland Tunes In to Presidential Debate

As President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney prepared to engage each other face to face in Denver, Marylanders met in homes, bars and campaign offices to watch the first presidential debate.

Maryland Delegates Use Social Media to Connect with Voters Back Home

Maryland Delegates Use Social Media to Connect with Voters Back Home

Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa stayed connected with folks back home through social media; Facebook and Twitter played a bigger role than ever in documenting the convention.

Maryland Entrepreneurs Get Social On Pinterest

Maryland Entrepreneurs Get Social On Pinterest

Last week, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced the Maryland Pinterest Business Pitch Contest as a way to promote small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures throughout the state, O’Malley’s spokesperson Takirra Winfield said.