New details are emerging from law enforcement officials about how the explosives that shattered the peace at yesterday's Marathon finish line were constructed. Investigators also discovered an electronic circuit board that may have been related to a timing mechanism for the bomb, and BBs, ball bearings, and nails in the bombs.
Whether it's a full-blown page takeover by an environmental organization or multiple posts by a disgruntled customer, no brand is immune from people freely speaking their mind and bringing that dialogue to brands' Facebook pages.
Wikileaks is currently replaying the events of 9-11-2001 in a very unexpected way: It's releasing in roughly real-time chunks over 500,000 hacked pager messages that were transmitted that day. As a data source its chilling but historically speaking it's fascinating.
On Thursday night, Facebook was attacked by hackers for the fourth time this month. Who is behind the attacks isn't known, but the malefactors appear to be using several old tricks--phishing, malware downloads, and other conceits--to get people to give up their Facebook password credentials, or trick them into buying things from suspect e-commerce sites.