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According to a new study by the researchers of Brigham Young University, tweets about health problems like flu and other diseases can be helpful for tracking an outbreak of a disease. Thus, Twitter users who discuss the kind of health problems they are facing due to certain weather conditions or because of a virus that might be causing them, is essential for data...

New words are added to the English dictionary on a yearly basis after having been used quite frequently. Such is the case with most spoken languages, which are considered to be alive languages with many speakers. Dead languages, like Latin, have stopped evolving. With the introduction of the internet in our lives and with the way users communicate online, new words...

After winning the race for the President of America, Barack Obama has created two new world records on Facebook and Twitter. The Most Liked Photo on Facebook Ever! Four More Years – The Most Retweeted Tweet Ever by @BarackObama Obama’s tweet – “Four more years” – is now the most retweeted tweet ever on Twitter with over half a million 815k retweets. Obama’s...

Just like mainstream media, social media is also coming under the scrutiny of the governments and they are requesting censorship from various online websites, including social networking sites. Recently, Twitter announced that it has censored a neo-Nazi account upon receiving a request from the German government. The account is @hannoverticker and is used by a group...

Indian cricketer Suresh Raina made fun of Pakistani Players on his tweeter account when they lost semi final of the ICC World T20 in Colombo on Thursday against Sri Lanka. His tweet was like, “Ek do din late gaye ghar !!!! Woh bhi besharam ki tarah Gaye… Bye bye Pakistan!!!!” and later on, he deleted his update. Pakistan qualified to Semi final on the basis...

Usain Bolt Track and field superstar Usain Bolt not only holds recognition as fastest man in history for holding world records in 100m, 200m, and 4x100m running events, but also now adds the title as the record holder for fastest Olympic tweets. After Bolt’s expectedly victorious attempt at the 200m final the other night, tweets about the 25-year-old Jamaican sprinting...

Pervez Musharraf Former President of Pakistan retired General Pervez Musharraf joins another social media site Twitter. Pervez Musharraf is the only politician of Pakistan who has crossed the milestone of 450,000 fans  on Facebook although Imran Khan’s fan following is not to far but right now his facebook page has 437,000 fans. Pervez Musharraf started...