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First POST: Open Letters

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, December 9 2013

(Most) big tech companies come out swinging against the NSA's bulk surveillance programs; Change.org hits the 50 million-user mark; an analysis of Facebook profiles and search data suggests that millions of American men, especially in the south, are still in the closet; and much, much more. Read More

Another Notch in the Twitter-Breaks-News Belt: Obama's Announcement On Same-Sex Marriage

BY TechPresident Staff | Wednesday, May 9 2012

News travels fast these days. Not only did President Barack Obama's exclusive-to-ABC-News announcement about his, um, evolved position on gay marriage leak ahead of time on Twitter — a sharp-eyed deputy social media editor at Reuters noticed a telling slug in a URL on ABC's website — but the snark cannons had been unloading, full-bore, well ahead of the moment when ABC aired Obama's sit-down interview with Robin Roberts. Read More