(CNN) - A White House national security official was fired after sending sometimes insulting messages on Twitter under a fake name, a senior administration official said.
The story about National Security Council Director of Nonproliferation Jofi Joseph was first reported by the Daily Beast.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Al Gore may not have invented the Internet, but he did try to buy one of its most popular social networks.
The former vice president told Bloomberg Television on Thursday that he and former Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt tried to buy Twitter.FULL STORY
(CNN) – President Barack Obama's sweeping health care effort got a star-studded endorsement Wednesday.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga took to her Twitter page to tell followers to sign up for health care, promoting the White House's Affordable Care Act a day after the health care exchanges hit the market.
(CNN) – Some government entities took to Twitter to notify Americans that they're going dark in light of the government shutdown.
While some kept it straight, others took a more light-hearted approach. (On a related note, be sure to see below how Google is tipping its hat to Yosemite National Park's 123rd anniversary.)
Due to government shutdown, we will not be posting or responding from this account. Farewell, humans. Sort it out yourselves.—
(@NASAVoyager2) October 01, 2013
In the event of government shutdown, we will not be posting or responding from this account. We sincerely hope to resume tweets soon.—
Asteroid Watch (@AsteroidWatch) October 01, 2013
(CNN) – He's only been on Twitter for a few months, but former president Bill Clinton has almost mastered the "selfie."
He's not quite there yet, as evidenced by a photo posted Tuesday on Twitter of him and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Update 12:21 p.m. ET on Tuesday 6/11: That didn't take long. Only 24 hours after unlocking her profile, Clinton has gained more than 300,000 followers on Twitter, and issued her inaugural tweet:
The names she cites are the founders of the popular "Texts from Hillary" blog, which went viral using the photo that now serves as Clinton's profile pic.
(CNN) – Mr. President: Mitch McConnell is ready to have that drink.
The Senate Minority Leader's campaign team posted a photo on Twitter of McConnell sitting at a bar with an empty seat and two drinks.
(CNN) – A tweet by the nation’s largest newswire about a catastrophe at the White House was nearly immediately shot down as false on Tuesday.
The Associated Press message read, "Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured."