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Social-Media Shaming About A Dumb Photo Gets Dangerous

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Do you have a private Facebook photo of yourself showing the middle finger? Lindsey Stone had one, too, and outraged Internet busybodies found it so offensive that they harassed Stone's employer until they fired her. The photo in question is part of a picture spree she did with friends disrespecting...
Social-Media Shaming About A Dumb Photo Gets Dangerous

Why I Hate The Idea Of An iPad Mini (AAPL)

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Apple is rumored to be working a smaller version of the iPad. While this might make some people excited, as a guy who has reviewed at least half a dozen seven-inch tablets, I can tell you it's just not a good size for a tablet. A seven-inch tablet may be...
Why I Hate The Idea Of An iPad Mini (AAPL)

Facebook Home launches on Android with Chat Heads messaging feature

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Facebook's new Android phone experience features Chat Heads - a new, bubble-heavy instant messaging system - at its heart• Follow our Facebook Home live blogFacebook launched its new Android "experience", Facebook Home, with a disticntive messaging feature called Chat Heads at its heart.When a user's Facebook friends start a new...
Facebook Home launches on Android with Chat Heads messaging feature

The Science of Building Trust With Social Media

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The Internet-era has made establishing trust an increasingly complicated issue. Our finely tuned ability to read facial expressions does not apply to e-mail, and emoticons are, at best, an imperfect substitute for sarcastic inflection (raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten into trouble for typing something that was meant...
The Science of Building Trust With Social Media
Employees, you may now speak (more) freely on social media

7 Features That Could Improve the Facebook Games Dashboard

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In January, Facebook introduced the Facebook Games Dashboard, a centralized place for Facebook users to access their favorite Facebook games. I’ve been a regular user since its debut and have kept a list of a few recommended features that the Dashboard could implement to help players find their games faster....
7 Features That Could Improve the Facebook Games Dashboard

Facebook Developers Increasingly Concerned About Platform Reliability

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If you are going to build an application on Facebook, you’d expect that users will be able to access your application as long as it’s developed properly, but unfortunately Facebook’s reliability has not been at its peak recently. Yesterday the company posted that they were “investigating issues that may be...
Facebook Developers Increasingly Concerned About Platform Reliability

The State Of Twitter In 10 Bullet Points

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Brad Stone has a long story about Twitter in Bloomberg BusinessWeek today. If you aren't familiar with Twitter, it is absolutely worth reading. If you are, here's the gist of it: Twitter does, in fact, have advertisements, and Dick Costolo is funny. More highlights: About 90 employees at Twitter are...
The State Of Twitter In 10 Bullet Points

12 Startups That Could Get Bought For $1 Billion Tomorrow

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A $1 billion acquisition is rare, but there are a few startups that could share the same fate as Instagram. Many of them have raised so much venture capital, their valuations are already in the billion-dollar range. We've compiled a list of the next likely acquisition targets and which big...
12 Startups That Could Get Bought For $1 Billion Tomorrow

Here's What A FarmVille American Express Card Looks Like (ZNGA)

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American Express and Zynga have joined forces to create a pre-paid debit card that allows users to earn virtual FarmVille dollars in exchange for real world purchases. (Because your wallet was missing a rewards card that prominently displays a duck, with teeth, chewing on straw.) "Our goal is to build...
Here's What A FarmVille American Express Card Looks Like (ZNGA)
Are You A Jerk Who Wants To Share Your Sexual Conquests? Sadly, There's An App For That
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How Brandcast got Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to single-handedly invest $1.8 million

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Brandcast, a San Francisco startup that helps companies establish a consistent cross-channel Web presence (not to be confused with YouTube Brandcast), has raised a total of $1.8 million in early-stage capital from Salesforce.com chairman and CEO Marc Benioff. The financing was announced by Brandcast today in conjunction with the public...
How Brandcast got Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to single-handedly invest $1.8 million

Ruzzle, Amazing Ants, eBay and more on this week's top free mobile apps charts

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Word game Ruzzle is showing no signs of slowing down from its recent explosion up the top free iPhone and Android apps charts, landing at the No. 1 spot on iPhone and No. 3 spot on Android this week. The official Twitter account for Ruzzle tweeted that the game,...
Ruzzle, Amazing Ants, eBay and more on this week's top free mobile apps charts

These Timelines Break Down Every Facebook, Twitter And LinkedIn Acquisition Ever

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Everyone remembers when Facebook bought Instagram for a headline-friendly billion dollars last April. But what about the 10 companies it acquired after that? Or the 29 prior? The social media landscape is in such a constant state of flux that it's sometimes hard to remember who did what when. The...
These Timelines Break Down Every Facebook, Twitter And LinkedIn Acquisition Ever

Fashion-Focused Kaleidoscope App Readies Personalized Shopping & Recommendations

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Kaleidoscope, the mobile and desktop app which is the e-commerce equivalent to Pinterest’s fashion-focused boards, helps users – primarily women – not just find outfits they like, but actually purchase them. The company recently rolled out an updated version of its app which represents the first step towards an important,...
Fashion-Focused Kaleidoscope App Readies Personalized Shopping & Recommendations
Former Amazon Employee: Working On Amazon's Cloud Can Be A Dull Job (AMZN)
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