Topic: Boston Marathon

Twitter Gives #OneBoston Message a Big Push

Turns highly visible ad slot over to the hashtag

Around 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Twitter took the much-circulated hashtag, #OneBoston, and gave it the Promoted Trend slot pro bono. Viewers who click through the ad will see a…

Time, Sports Illustrated's Boston Marathon Coverage

Newsweekly to release tablet-only special issue

Time magazine will release a free, tablet-only issue dedicated to the Boston explosions this Thursday. (The magazine’s print edition, which had already been planned around the annual Time 100 list,…

Google's Person Finder Connects Boston Marathon Victims, Loved Ones

American Red Cross also has missing-people tool

Hours after two blasts went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Google updated its Person Finder tool to help those searching for friends and family members who may…

Twitter Breaks News of the Boston Marathon Explosions

Injuries reported, photos disseminated, Google launches Person Finder

Two blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon caused at least 23 injuries—six critical—and two confirmed deaths this afternoon—Twitter broke the story and Twitter continues to aggregate it…

Is there an app to change marathon routes?

E-mail pitches that begin "I am running the Boston Marathon dressed as a giant iPhone on Monday" remind me why I hate living on the route of the famous race.…