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ani625 on BREAKING NEWS: Australians have no sense of humour.

Now it is #facebook

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Adoption by Facebook makes hashtags a more potent marketing tool, argues Tim AndersonTwitter hashtags began in 2007, invented by open-standards evangelist Chris Messina, who was inspired by similar tags on Flickr and, before that ,channels on IRC (internet relay chat). Messina called them tag channels and the idea was to...
Now it is #facebook

The 404 1,084: Where we get our dates right (podcast)

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On today's show, the 404 guys round up all the breaking news from day one at Google I/O including the Nexus 7, Android Jelly Bean, and Google Glax. We'll also address yesterday's Back to the Future hoax, learn how the major media confirms celebrity deaths, and discover the link between...
The 404 1,084: Where we get our dates right (podcast)
10 Of The Best Tweets In Twitter History

Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

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One strategy we've seen some media sites use over the years for their web properties is to lock up the "archives" and charge for access to it, on the assumption that if people want to see old stories, there must be some reason, for which they'd be willing to spend....
Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites
Get ready for more media hacks, Twitter warns

Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

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The Apple guru's widow is speaking out in favor of the Dream Act and other immigration reforms. Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, gave her first interview since the Apple guru's death to NBC's Rock Center to talk about her new project: Fighting for the Dream Act and other...
Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center
Hey, Wikipedia Spammers, Start Getting Worried — Datasift Has Built A Tool To Track You

TweetPhoto Gets More Social With Facebook, Twitter, And Foursquare; Launches Better iPhone App

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First launched back in April 2009, TweetPhoto has been steadily building out its service with multiple useful features, including Foursquare integration and a partnership with Kodak. Today, the site is getting a huge overhaul with more social features and a new iPhone app. TweetPhoto has now added the ability to sign...
TweetPhoto Gets More Social With Facebook, Twitter, And Foursquare; Launches Better iPhone App

Seth's Blog: Breaking news

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Seth's Blog: Breaking news

From breaking news to Pulitzer prizes: This week in media

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Does breaking news still make sense? Is physical media dead? How can media businesses monetize their content? These are some of the interrogations that emerged in the media world over the last few days. Let’s take a look back at a week that was particularly rich in reflection upon the future...
From breaking news to Pulitzer prizes: This week in media

Twitter teams up with media companies for more content in expanded tweets

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Twitter is expanding the range of content that’s going to be shown in tweets on Twitter.com, as well as mobile.twitter.com. According to a blog post, you’ll now see content from “a diverse and growing group of new partners” that include names like Time and The Wall Street Journal. “It’s easier...
Twitter teams up with media companies for more content in expanded tweets

NBC News app for Xbox 360 brings streaming show clips to the console

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While NBC News is no longer rocking the MS tag on its name, it's still tight with the Redmond crew and just launched a new app on the Xbox 360. Its well hidden section on the Inside Xbox channel got a refresh just last year, but the new app...
NBC News app for Xbox 360 brings streaming show clips to the console

Don't Mess with the Postal Service: U.S. Attorney Arrests Paul Ceglia for Multi-Billion Dollar Scheme to Defraud Facebook

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Paul Ceglia, age 38, has been arrested and charged with attempting to con Facebook to the tune of several billion dollars. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced the arrest in a statement issued Friday. In the statement the U.S. Attorney’s office alleges Mr. Ceglia “filed a federal lawsuit falsely claiming...
Don't Mess with the Postal Service: U.S. Attorney Arrests Paul Ceglia for Multi-Billion Dollar Scheme to Defraud Facebook

Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

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News consumption app Circa has updated its sharing interface for iOS devices, making it much easier to email, tweet, or post about specific parts of an article. The sharing pop-up now features three primary outlets for distributing content; email, text messages and iMessage, and Twitter and Facebook. The real difference...
Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

Google ends its 6-year feud with the Belgian press - and here's why it matters

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Editor’s note: This article by Liam Boogar originally appeared on France’s startup blog Rude Baguette, which covers the Internet and technology sector in Paris, combining breaking news with in-depth analysis. Google announced yesterday on its French blog the end of a six-year struggle with the francophone Belgian press, who argued that the “cached” versions of articles...
Google ends its 6-year feud with the Belgian press - and here's why it matters

Path launches version 2.1 with music match, camera enhancements

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At an event in San Francisco today, Path’s CEO Dave Morin discussed a new release of its moment-sharing app Path. Some new features in the new version of Path 2.1, now available on the App store is: - Music match to find songs that you’re listening to - Camera enhancements...
Path launches version 2.1 with music match, camera enhancements

Breaking: Social Media Site Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300M

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Breaking news: Software giant Oracle has made a big investment in social media today. The company has bought Vitrue, the social media marketing company that is a close partner to Facebook. The price is undisclosed but TC understands that the price is over $300 million. TC understands there was a...
Breaking: Social Media Site Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300M

Costolo Defends Tweet Censoring Policy, Apple Appoints New VP Of Retail, German Court Really Bans Galaxy 10.1

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Starbucks Stores In India By August. Starbucks will open coffee shops in India by August, serving locally sourced coffee through a partnership with Tata Coffee. Tata Group and Starbucks are entering a joint venture and aim to open up...
Costolo Defends Tweet Censoring Policy, Apple Appoints New VP Of Retail, German Court Really Bans Galaxy 10.1

Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

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Google just launched an update to Google Currents, the company’s Flipboard competitor, that makes it easier to scan through categories and editions from Google publisher partners like The Guardian and Forbes in the app. In addition, Google says it also brought some of its search technology to the app to...
Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

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Well, they certainly made you wait for it, but the BBC has finally delivered on its promise, bringing radio support to its Xbox 360 app. When iPlayer launched on the console in March, patient customers were initially left without access to the national network's vast catalog of audio programming....
BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

YouTube - Breaking News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere

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YouTube - Breaking News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere

The NYPD goes mobile

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The New York City Police Department has released its own official iOS app, simply called NYPD. It’s available now as a free download for the App Store, even in non-U.S. territories, allowing curious users from outside the Big Apple access to a wealth of crime and law enforcement information. The...
The NYPD goes mobile

Bullsh*t in the news - The onion. http://www.theonion.com/content/video/breaking_news_some_bullshit News channels take note..

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Bullsh*t in the news - The onion. http://www.theonion.com/content/video/breaking_news_some_bullshit News channels take note..

How Social Media Covered the Empire State Shooting

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The social sphere's immediate vetting and reporting of breaking news of a shooting in midtown parallels news organizations' own information gathering....
How Social Media Covered the Empire State Shooting

There's no tomorrow

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The reason for the change is that articles are no longer written only for the newspaper. Breaking news is posted immediately on the Globe’s websites; stories are then fleshed out, posted again, then put into the process for the next day’s paper and the next day’s web entries. With all...
There's no tomorrow

RT @SI_24Seven: Breaking News: NFL owners approve OT changes for postseason - NFL owners approve a modified sudden death... http://bit.ly/92J2IT

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RT @SI_24Seven: Breaking News: NFL owners approve OT changes for postseason - NFL owners approve a modified sudden death... http://bit.ly/92J2IT

NYTimes for Android updated for tablets, scales for different screen sizes

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First Flipboard, then an experimental iPad app, then a Windows 8 app and now, here comes the NYTimes optimized for Android tablets. That last bit says it all, as the Grey Lady's digital gurus have re-worked the application allowing all the news that's fit to print to now scale...
NYTimes for Android updated for tablets, scales for different screen sizes

Don't break stories on Twitter, BBC journalists told

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As Sky News clamps down on staff Twitter updates, corporation tells reporters to file copy before tweeting itBBC journalists have been told not to break news stories on Twitter before they tell their newsroom colleagues.The new rules, which apply to all of the corporation's correspondents, reporters and producers, were announced...
Don't break stories on Twitter, BBC journalists told

RT @johnhcook: Breaking News: Google acquires Picnik, the Seattle online photo editing service. http://bit.ly/b4UBGu

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RT @johnhcook: Breaking News: Google acquires Picnik, the Seattle online photo editing service. http://bit.ly/b4UBGu
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