The sixth season of “Mad Men” premieres on Sunday, and excited fans are taking to social media, many speculating on Don Draper’s future following last season’s cliffhanger. “You become so wrapped up in the characters’ lives,” David Bushman, the television curator at The Paley Center for Media said. “Their stories are so layered; fans are very passionate about the characters.” The show — based in... » more
Facebook is jumping on the hashtag bandwagon.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is in the process of incorporating hashtags into its design.
The hashtag has long been iconic to Facebook rival Twitter, where it is used to track and organize conversation about a topic. Once integrated into Facebook, the hashtag may allow users to index interactions in ways that mimic Twitter’s... » more
Mayor Mike Bloomberg may be a big cheerleader for technology, but he said he's not too happy with the way social media affects public policy.
While promoting the city's tech start-up promotion plan Tuesday, the mayor reiterated his stance that Facebook and Twitter make it harder to govern.
Bloomberg said that although leaders need to listen to the will of the people, they need some space... » more