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Software: Twitter Harpoons Its Fail Whale

The coded Twitter leaks that jumped the French election gun | Melissa Bounoua

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Imaginative metaphors flourished as activists and satirists used the hashtag #radiolondres to bypass France's election lawThe French can be impatient – some internet users wanted to know the results of the presidential election's first round before they were officially disclosed at 8pm on Sunday – which goes against election laws....
The coded Twitter leaks that jumped the French election gun | Melissa Bounoua

In Facebook And Twitter On Election Night, A Study Of Contrasts (FB)

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In declaring victory in yesterday's election, President Barack Obama just gave us a fascinating case study in how Twitter and Facebook are doing. As the networks called the election in his favor, his social media operatives posted identical messages at virtually the same time to Facebook and Twitter: the words...
In Facebook And Twitter On Election Night, A Study Of Contrasts (FB)
What Andrew Mason's departure means for Groupon

[Poll] Who Owned Social Media This Election: Romney or Obama?

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If you have a Facebook or Twitter account, there is a very good chance you have been bombarded with campaign news and opinion just about every minute of every day for the last year and a half. Most of the chatter likely comes from your annoying, politically minded friends and...
[Poll] Who Owned Social Media This Election: Romney or Obama?

LAN Party Politics: Election Night Offers

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LAN Party Politics: Election Night Offers

Tweets Don't Fail Me Now: Real Time Updating on Twitter Appears to Be Broken

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Come back, tweets :( (Photo: Twitter) For the past 30 minutes or so, real-time updating on Twitter appears to have stalled. The most recent tweet appearing in the Twitter feed of a number of users is from over 30 minutes ago, and the site has stopped updating itself. A scant...
Tweets Don't Fail Me Now: Real Time Updating on Twitter Appears to Be Broken
Study: News sites take a huge hit on election night

Twitter Is Now The Best Way To Follow Election Results

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In case you missed it, the United States elected a president yesterday. I try to stay away from politics -- it's only fun in Chicago, anyway -- but last night, I anxiously tuned in. Election night television, it seems, hasn't changed much in the past four years -- the same guys in...
Twitter Is Now The Best Way To Follow Election Results

LA Times Developer Begins Archiving Newspaper Websites

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By Keach Hagey Newspaper front pages are considered such an important mirror of American culture that they get their own rotating daily museum exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. But there has never been an equivalent archive for the more ephemeral – but equally important – newspaper website home...
LA Times Developer Begins Archiving Newspaper Websites
Instagram had a big election night too, photo uploads climbed to 2.1x normal rate

Washington state shows America how to vote with its feet up

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In Baltimore, my girlfriend waited in line for 75 minutes before she could vote. In New York, my editor, Adam Penenberg, waited 1 hour and 40 minutes – about an hour and a half longer than it has ever taken him before. There have been reports of three-hour lines...
Washington state shows America how to vote with its feet up
Markets: Five Companies That Are Definitely Thrilled Obama Was Re-Elected

Dan Stands Alone

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Election night television, it seems, hasn’t changed much in the past four years — the same guys in the same bad suits, pointing at maps, reading wire updates, and trying not to screw up. The biggest difference, I noticed, is how the main tool I really used was Twitter. –Dan...
Dan Stands Alone

Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

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From natural disasters and national tragedies to elections and award shows, no event goes untweeted these days. For better or worse, we've come to consider Twitter an accurate reflection of opinion at large, a global zeitgeist bubbling up through real-time micro-musings. But according to a new report from the Pew...
Pew: Think Real Life Imitates Twitter? Think Again

US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history

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A photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle has become the most liked and re-tweeted post everThe photograph of Barack Obama embracing his wife Michelle with the words "four more years" has set new records as the most liked and re-tweeted post in social media history.Obama posted the image...
US election 2012: hug photo makes social media history

And We Can Now Call The Election For... The Daily Show

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CNN’s John King may have taken the early lead on election night with his use of the Perceptive Pixel touch screen, but the Daily Show was not to be outdone. Skewering its mainstream media competition, correspondent John Oliver helped kick off the show’s coverage appearing with an iPad strapped to...
And We Can Now Call The Election For... The Daily Show

The U.S. election, live on YouTube

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Today we’re introducing the YouTube Elections Hub, a one-stop channel for key political moments from now through the upcoming U.S. election day on November 6. You can watch all of the live speeches from the floor of the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions, see Google+ Hangouts with power brokers...
The U.S. election, live on YouTube

The U.S. election, live on YouTube

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Today we’re introducing the YouTube Elections Hub, a one-stop channel for key political moments from now through the upcoming U.S. election day on November 6. You can watch all of the live speeches from the floor of the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions, see Google+ Hangouts with power brokers...
The U.S. election, live on YouTube

Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live

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Chute is a Y Combinator-backed startup that helps publishers and brands incorporate photos and other media (sometimes submitted directly by users, sometimes aggregated from social networking sites) onto their own websites. Now it’s offering similar functionality for real-world locations, thanks to a new feature called Chute Live. For example, according...
Chute Brings Its Photo Aggregation Tools Into Real-World Locations With Chute Live
Twitter v. Facebook by the numbers: which network won election night?

Your Weather on the Eights: It's Snowing and Everyone's Tweeting About It

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Fresh off avoiding the fail whale during an action-packed election night, Twitter is back to keep you updated on every detail of your friends’ daily lives. The latest: Were you aware that it is currently snowing outside in New York City? If you weren’t, Twitter is here to get you...
Your Weather on the Eights: It's Snowing and Everyone's Tweeting About It

3 fake Twitter accounts that told real election night stories

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Drunk Diane Sawyer will take a place beside Big Bird and Clint Eastwood’s chair among the Twitter spoofs that offered a lighter touch to the 2012 election coverage. After the real NBC anchor began slurring her words and twitching at the news desk, this showed up on the microblog: 99...
3 fake Twitter accounts that told real election night stories

Election Night Was a Second Screen Extravaganza

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If you are reading this there are very good odds that you spent all or part of election night online. Because, why wouldn’t you? Still, here’s some data that shows how commonplace that behavior was, beyond your personal filter bubble: A third of the country followed the returns last week...
Election Night Was a Second Screen Extravaganza
Week in review, civic duty edition

Barack Obama's 'four more years' tweet most popular ever

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Barack Obama's social media campaign was highlighted during US election night, with one of his tweets proclaiming "Four more years" becoming the most popular ever....
Barack Obama's 'four more years' tweet most popular ever
Orca was no fail whale, says Romney's digital director

Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX

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Apple is notorious for its ability to win key courtroom decisions but the Cupertino-based company has just come on the receiving end of a hefty fine following an East Texas jury’s decision that orders it to pay $368.2 million in damages to patent holding company VirnetX. The decision, revealed by Bloomberg...
Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX
Jealous it missed out on election fun, Twitter's Fail Whale makes a mid-morning cameo

Twitter Changes Search Function On Mobile Apps

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Looking for a tweet from four years ago? It's a little easier now. Twitter is making it easier to find old tweets on its mobile apps, the company announced Wednesday. According to its official blog (and our own quick user experience), if a user searches something that brings back...
Twitter Changes Search Function On Mobile Apps
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