After years of public outcry and criticism, the International Olympic Committee is finally getting tough on doping, no sorry, I mean social media.
The "Ice Bucket Challenge" from 2014 funded a scientific breakthrough in the understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Twitter took it on the chin again this week, as its stock price tumbled following a weak earnings report on Tuesday.
Twitter is repositioning itself as a source of breaking news and forum for live commentary, and is also preparing a marketing campaign to broaden its appeal among Internet users.
It may be illegal for employers to ask jobseekers for their social media passwords during the hiring process, but that rule does not apply when you're in the running for Vice President of the United States.
Candid users sign in from their Facebook account, and the network tells them how many of their Facebook friends are also on Candid, but not which ones.
Being a teenager was hard enough before the advent of social media, which may be contributing to even higher levels of stress among adolescents.
A careless U.S. Justice Department staffer tweeted a pithy opinion about CNN, using the DOJ's official Twitter account instead of his or her own personal account.
Pew found that Trump's Twitter posts were retweeted an average of around 6,000 times, compared to 2,500 for Sanders and just 1,500 for Clinton.
Social media did not defeat the attempted coup in Turkey over the weekend - but it certainly played a big part in allowing the human actors to get their messages out.