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…

April 16, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT

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,…

April 16, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT

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…

April 15, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT

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…

April 15, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

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.…

April 17, 2009, 8:05 AM EDT