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Westboro Hate Group Targets Robin Williams’ Memorial, Silicon Valley Tech Companies

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, spent Tuesday traveling to some of the Bay Area’s biggest tech headquarters to share their message of damnation, all while incessantly and ironically using one of their targets — Twitter — to condemn the life of Robin Williams, and threaten to protest at the late comedian’s memorial.

08/12/2014

Robin Williams attends the CW, CBS And Showtime 2013 Summer TCA Party on July 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Social Media Explodes With Tributes To Robin Williams, Dead Of A Suspected Suicide At 63

Social media explodes with comments and memories of the late actor and comedian Robin Williams, dead of a suspected suicide at age 63. When all 10 Twitter trends are related to Williams, his influence is ubiquitous.

08/11/2014

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St. Louis Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man Sparks Twitter Hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

The police shooting of an unarmed man in Missouri has inspired a Twitter hashtag spreading across social media sites.

08/11/2014

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Hacked Yahoo News’ Twitter Account Reports Fake Ebola Outbreak In Atlanta

The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.

08/11/2014

Picture of the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii taken from the Wave Glider Holoholo robot on August 7, 2014. (CBS)

Robot At Sea Tweets Photos In Path Of Hurricanes Headed Towards Hawaii

As residents of Hawaii prepare for the possibility of two hurricanes making landfall, a robot at sea developed by a Silicon Valley firm is tweeting pictures of the worsening conditions.

08/07/2014

Screenshot of tweets from political consultant Jay Reed, who once worked on Dave Cortese's campaign for San Jose mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayoral Candidate Fires Campaign Advisor Over Inappropriate Tweets

A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.

08/06/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

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13 Reasons Why You Need To Follow Joel Embiid On Twitter Now

The Philadelphia 76er has been chatting up Kim Kardashian and Rihanna in recent weeks but the 20-year-old Cameroonian has been making a splash on twitter for sometime now. Here are 13 of his best tweets and 13 reasons why you need to follow this future NBA star.

07/31/2014

Social Media Site Twitter (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Price Skyrockets After News Of Revenue, User Surge

Stronger revenue from Twitter sent the company’s stock up 21 percent in early trading Wednesday.

07/30/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do

Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.

07/23/2014

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