Twitter

Tracking real-time health with Twitter data serves as an early warning system

Twitter data for healthcare
As the open source ethic has changed the way that we share and develop resources, crowdsourcing is redefining how we can create new resources based...Read more

Best open source stories of 2012

open source
We shared almost 600 open source stories this year—highlighting how open source is changing the world. And it's not just the technology, it's the...Read more

Top 10 open business articles from 2012

year in review business
The top story in business this year on opensource.com was the news that Red Hat reached one billion dollars in annual revenue. This is a major win...Read more

Linux Foundation welcomes newest silver member, Twitter

networks
Our interview with Chris Aniszczyk this month explored why open source software is the key to how Twitter successfully sends over 400 millions tweets...Read more

The open source technology behind Twitter

We explore the open source tech behind Twitter
Without open source, Twitter wouldn't exist. Every Tweet you send and receive touches open source software on its journey between computers and...Read more

PolitwOOPs! Deleted tweets from politicians never die

Donkey elephant oops
A brief tweet from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) recently invited you to see her newly-decorated apartment and head-to-toe fashions. The problem? It...Read more

On Twitter, do you follow or listen?

On Twitter, do you follow or listen?
Something caught my attention in this story by Phil Shapiro . It was something he said in the video presentation he made--as he was describing what...Read more

Should Twitter change the term "followers" to "listeners?"

On Twitter, do you follow or listen?
Something caught my attention in this story by Phil Shapiro . It was something he said in the video presentation he made--as he was describing what Twitter is and what people use it for, he made the argument that the term followers should be changed to listeners . This is where my brain started racing.Read more