Pontiff will see and approve, but probably not write, tweets under the handle of @pontifex.
Twitter will soon be the home of 140-character messages from a higher authority. Pope Benedict XVI, who has been tweeting occasionally on the Vatican's Twitter news feed since last year, will launch his own personal Twitter feed at noon Dec. 12. Within hours after the announcement was made Monday, the pope had more than 100,000 followers, according to the New York Times. While Twitter is known for its lightening-fast dissemination of information and opinions—some of which are instantly regretted—it's doubtful that will be the case with @pontifex, the pope's new Twitter handle, according to The Guardian. The handle, which means bridge-builder in Latin, was chosen not only for its meaning but also because many other pope-related handles were…
Legislators in Annapolis continue debates and conversations in cyberspace.
The Ravens lost, 23-20, to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship.
Ravens wide receiver Lee Evans dropped a pass in the endzone and kicker Billy Cundiff missed wide left on a field goal that would have forced overtime as the New England Patriots won the AFC Championship, 23-20, to advance to the Super Bowl.
Baltimore and the surrounding counties are dressed in purple this weekend as the Ravens play the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.
A Patch survey of public officials on Twitter shows who uses it and who doesn’t.
The Ravens are favored to beat the Houston Texans Sunday.
If their tweets are any indication, some Ravens really needed the weekend off. Can they turn the bye into a springboard for playoff success?
The Ravens can even their road record at 4-4 with a win over Cincinnati.
The Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, 20-14, on Christmas Eve to move to 11-4 and stay on track to win the AFC North.
The Ravens were huge fans of the San Francisco 49ers Monday night. A Pittsburgh Steelers loss put the Ravens back in first place in the AFC North.