BLM Replaces Mountain Landscape Photo With Coal Seam On Home Page

April 6, 20177:06 PM ET Kirk Siegler Twitter A quiet change to the website photo banner of a relatively obscure federal agency is causing a bit of an outsize stir on social media. On the top of its home page, the Bureau of Land Management, which manages more than 200 million acres of public land …

“Somebody bring me weed. I’ll pay for it,” Twitter user @Rosa_Sparkz said

A careless marijuana procurer who goes by the name @Rosa_Sparkz received a shock, when her quest to buy the drug online was met with a keen response from the Palm Beach County’s Sheriff’s Office (PBSO), and then went viral. “Somebody bring me weed. I'll pay for it,” Twitter user @Rosa_Sparkz said. In just minutes, PBSO’s …

DARPA Study Included Facebook, Twitter Users

Research Included How Social Networks Influence Behavior By W. Brice McVicar in Breaking News Social Media     Social media networks were the focus of a recent DARPA — the Pentagon-run Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — study in a bid to gain insight to their users. Twitter, Facebook, Kickstarter and others were all examined …