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Does It Makes Sense To Charge Kids & Their Parents With Libel For Online Bullying?

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There's been lots of talk about what to do about online bullying -- even if the amount and impact of online bullying is often massively exaggerated. There have even been some attempts to outlaw online bullying or "cyberbullying" that seem to try to make it illegal to be a jerk...
Does It Makes Sense To Charge Kids & Their Parents With Libel For Online Bullying?

Allrecipes President Lisa Sharples Stepping Down a Year After Sale

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Allrecipes, one of the world’s biggest food websites, is losing its president a year after it was acquired by Meredith Corp., AllThingsD has learned. Lisa Sharples told employees at its Seattle headquarters on Thursday that she would be leaving at the end of March to spend more time with her...
Allrecipes President Lisa Sharples Stepping Down a Year After Sale

Skillshare Rethinks Education By Putting Projects, Not Lectures, Online

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Startups such as Coursera, 2tor and Udacity have used the web to bring college professors' lectures to a wider audience. Skillshare, meanwhile, is eliminating the lectures--and the professors. A new class format the startup is launching on Tuesday aims to create a learning environment where teachers become facilitators and students,...
Skillshare Rethinks Education By Putting Projects, Not Lectures, Online

Who Uses Social Media More, Men or Women?

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Men are more positively inclined towards social media activities and use social networking sites more than women, according to what Liberty Mutual called a “comprehensive national survey” of online behavior it released yesterday. This is somewhat surprising, since it’s the exact opposite of what other surveys have found, including...
Who Uses Social Media More, Men or Women?

LifeStreet enters the mobile advertising fray with $66 million in new funding

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After quietly entering the mobile advertising market, Facebook in-app advertising service LifeStreet Media is now looking to become a major player in the industry. The company announced today it has raised $66 million in new funding from Nautic Ventures in order to help it continue its mobile expansion plans. Founded...
LifeStreet enters the mobile advertising fray with $66 million in new funding

Now In 600+ Schools And Open To Any Student, Lore Gives Higher Ed A Next-Gen Social Network

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With social networking having permeated the way we look for jobs, share photos and music, and discover news, a startup named Lore is on a mission to do the same for higher education, and potentially re-shape the way teachers and students communicate. Formerly known as CourseKit, the Thiel and Founder’s...
Now In 600+ Schools And Open To Any Student, Lore Gives Higher Ed A Next-Gen Social Network

Classmates.com Wants to Resurrect Your Pimply Past

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Do you remember that terrible yearbook picture of you, with the feathered hair, two-inch thick Coke bottle glasses and braces? (Don't even mention the giant forehead zit.) That one? It might be coming back to haunt you. TechFlash reported this week that Classmates.com has an "ambitious plan" to digitize high-school...
Classmates.com Wants to Resurrect Your Pimply Past
17 Stanford Business Students Who Are Going To Change The World

With $1.4M In Tow, Celly Launches On iOS To Let Anyone Create An Instant Mobile Social Network

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Once upon a time, the pinnacle of social networking was the ability to connect with former classmates and share what your cat had for breakfast. Today, the requirements for social networking have evolved and are more immediate. We need social networks to quickly connect us with the classrooms, businesses, hospitals,...
With $1.4M In Tow, Celly Launches On iOS To Let Anyone Create An Instant Mobile Social Network

Classmates.com settles suit over misleading e-mails

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In 2008, the social networking site Classmates.com found itself on the receiving end of a class action lawsuit that focused on its membership recruitment tactics. The company has now settled the suit via the typical mechanism: trivial discounts to the affected parties, and some hefty legal fees. But, as...
Classmates.com settles suit over misleading e-mails

LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues

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Advertising technology company LifeStreet Media today announced its mobile advertising revenue is growing at an annualized rate in excess of 250 percent, and that to date it has has paid out more than $125 million in ad revenues to publishers and developers. LifeStreet also reported that it has driven...
LifeStreet Media pays developers more than $125 million in ad revenues
Back To School: 5 Evernote Tips for Students

Breaking the Digital Glass Ceiling as a Young Black Woman in Tech

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Ms. Allen. Nicole Allen is consultant at Brooklyn-based Wireless Generation, an education technology innovator. She's worked in the private and public sectors and she is also a co-founder of Tiffany Allen Reed Scholarship Foundation, a North Carolina foundation focused on helping young women overcome financial barriers to college. By the...
Breaking the Digital Glass Ceiling as a Young Black Woman in Tech

Tufts University uses LEGOs, robotics & musical instruments to get kids excited about tech

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Growing up, my math classes typically consisted of boring teachers, repetitive homework assignments and sneaking games onto my Ti-83 calculator. Similarly, science classes left me asleep at my desk, where teachers taught directly from the book and wilder chemistry experiments were banned due to toxic fumes. In other words, when...
Tufts University uses LEGOs, robotics & musical instruments to get kids excited about tech

Path's New Search Engine Is Actually A Social Time Machine

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"One thing we've heard a lot from our users is that they'd really like to relive their old moments," says Nate Johnson, Path's VP of marketing. "That need for nostalgia--it's an innate human trait." This week, Facebook's mobile photo-sharing network Instagram experienced a massive public fallout due to its...
Path's New Search Engine Is Actually A Social Time Machine

LifeStreet enters the mobile advertising fray with $66 million in new funding

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After quietly entering the mobile advertising market, Facebook in-app advertising service LifeStreet Media is now looking to become a major player in the industry. The company announced today it has raised $66 million in new funding from Nautic Ventures in order to help it continue its mobile expansion plans. Founded...
LifeStreet enters the mobile advertising fray with $66 million in new funding

If Cuil Was Cool, Cuiler Is Cooler, And Cuilest Is The Coolest

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Remember Cuil? It was that stealth search engine that launched with a massive amount of buzz because a few former Googlers were behind it. Then it got even more press when it fell flat. Well, it’s still around. But you never hear about it anymore. Still, it got all that...
If Cuil Was Cool, Cuiler Is Cooler, And Cuilest Is The Coolest

3D Printing Is The Future, But What Kind Of Future?

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The crescendo of media reports about the advent of a DIY printable firearm has caused an understandable uproar. In the wake of so many high-profile, mass-casualty incidents involving firearms — and a lot of impotent rage by our elected officials — it seems counterintuitive that, as we circle the wagons around...
3D Printing Is The Future, But What Kind Of Future?
Lore brings educational social networking to the classroom

The Age of Social Networks

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Social networks share a common ingredient in design and intent, the connection of people and the facilitation of conversations, sharing, and discovery. What they do not share however, are culture, behavior, and prevailing demographics. Each network is unique in its genetic and cultural composition and it is for that...
The Age of Social Networks

SchoolFeed Turns High School Reunions into a Facebook Social Game

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SchoolFeed, which is building a sort of Facebook social gaming version of Classmates.com, already has six million monthly users. Now, it has raised $1.75 million in funding. SchoolFeed helps users find out whatever happened to their freshman crush, of course — as well as plan reunions, scan their yearbooks and...
SchoolFeed Turns High School Reunions into a Facebook Social Game

Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

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In light of its impending multi-billion-dollar IPO, its user base of 900 million and its increasingly sprawling design and user experience, some people have come to believe that Facebook has gone crazy. Excuse me, “cray cray.” What’s more, even though it’s only two-odd years old, Facebook’s “Like” button is now...
Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

You’ll Download Physical Objects Sooner Than You Think, Thanks to Kids Like These

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File-sharing site The Pirate Bay caused an Internet stir last week when it introduced a new content category called “Physibles,” essentially designed to allow people to pass one another physical objects for download. The term refers to data files that are actually able to become physical objects via 3D...
You’ll Download Physical Objects Sooner Than You Think, Thanks to Kids Like These

sticker on a classmates Macbook Pro http://post.ly/YaKZ

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sticker on a classmates Macbook Pro http://post.ly/YaKZ

Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

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Every once in a while, there’s an app or product that comes out and blows everybody’s minds. Not long ago, Dropbox opened our eyes to how simple sharing and storing files in the cloud can be. Oak, a design studio based out of Brooklyn, NY, has been quietly working away...
Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

Ex-Google exec brings Kickstarter model to careers of new grads

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Upstart wants to offer students the chance to start their own companies. FORTUNE -- In his 8 years at Google, where he was president of the company's enterprise business, Dave Girouard hired new college grads in droves. While the Google gigs might have made their classmates envious, it turns out...
Ex-Google exec brings Kickstarter model to careers of new grads

Can Classmates come back? CEO says 'major progress being made'

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Founded in 1995 by a former Boeing employee, Classmates.com was one of the original social networks. The Seattle company, which was sold to United Online in 2004 and continues to maintain a presence along Elliott Avenue, was later decimated by Facebook (which now boasts more than one billion active monthly...
Can Classmates come back? CEO says 'major progress being made'

Facebook COO: 'We're Public Now. So Can You Click On An Ad Or Two?' (FB)

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Sheryl Sandberg spoke at the "Class Day" of Harvard Business School yesterday. (Class day is the event that leads up to its commencement day.) We're trying to get a full transcript now, but David Whitford at CNNMoney has some notes from the speech. There are two great lines that stand...
Facebook COO: 'We're Public Now. So Can You Click On An Ad Or Two?' (FB)

A familiar face at AdReady: Aaron Finn returns as CEO

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Aaron Finn AdReady co-founder Aaron Finn stepped down from the online advertising rat race a few years ago to return to his home in Iowa. But now the former Classmates.com executive, who co-founded AdReady in 2006, is back at the helm of the Seattle startup. AdReady today is announcing that...
A familiar face at AdReady: Aaron Finn returns as CEO
Hit app schoolFeed get snapped up by Classmates.com conglomerate
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