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Twitter's Vine App Officially Comes To Android
Apple and Samsung take 90 minutes to tell each other off in opening statements

Ask Engadget: best earbuds for fitness use?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Brandon, who needs some earbuds that won't leave his head when he's on the treadmill. If you're looking to...
Ask Engadget: best earbuds for fitness use?

File Sharing Moves En Masse To The Darknet; Good Luck Shutting That Down

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It's not like this wasn't easily predictable, but as the entertainment industry has "succeeded" in taking down Megaupload and continues to move against The Pirate Bay and others, anyone who's followed this space had to have known that file sharing would just move one step further underground. We've seen the...
File Sharing Moves En Masse To The Darknet; Good Luck Shutting That Down

BirdHerd Simplifies Twitter For Groups And Teams

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When brands and companies use Twitter to reach consumers, more often than not multiple users are managing a single account by sending Tweets, monitoring streams for mentions of a brand, and responding to Tweets. There are a number of brand management-focused platforms that help advertisers and marketers manage social media,...
BirdHerd Simplifies Twitter For Groups And Teams
Hey, Wikipedia Spammers, Start Getting Worried — Datasift Has Built A Tool To Track You

Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS adds friends and sharing, no small amount of bragging

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Where's the fun in owning an exercise tracker like the Nike+ FuelBand if you can't lord your healthiness over others? Nike must have wondered the same thing, as it just updated the FuelBand's iOS app to add Nike+ Friends. Wearers can now learn where their step count places them...
Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS adds friends and sharing, no small amount of bragging
Hate the Olympics? This browser addon will block all references online

Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes

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As they do with any major new iPhone OS release, people have been tearing apart the iPhone OS 4.0 SDK from the very second it was available. Almost immediately, someone noticed that bits and pieces of iChat had found their way into the new software. By itself, it didn’t...
Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes
Twitter updates iPhone app, restores mentions and interactions

App.net's first mobile client, Hooha, launches on Android

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App.net, the in-development pay-to-use social network that’s been making waves recently, has got its first client app in the form of Hooha, which is now available on Google Play. Australian developer The Modern Ink released the app, which was formerly named Jive, into the wild over the weekend. Like App.net...
App.net's first mobile client, Hooha, launches on Android
Tweetbot for Mac alpha updated with notifications, keyboard shortcuts, performance improvements

Instagram updates mobile apps with new 'Photos of You' feature

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Instagram announced today that it is updating its iOS and Android app with a new feature dubbed ‘Photos of You’ making it easier to view and be notified of photos you care about most. The feature will make it easier for users uploading images to add mentions of people...
Instagram updates mobile apps with new 'Photos of You' feature

Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media

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On Monday, I trained it up to New Haven to meet a Yale professor named Dina Mayzlin and talk to her class. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to Dina's class as it allowed me to work on some new material in a comfortable setting. But the talk Dina and I had...
Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media
Twitter for Windows Phone updated to support notifications

Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

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Fueled in part by candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about the Sesame Street character Big Bird, Wednesday evening’s presidential election debate in Denver, Colorado set a new record as the most tweeted about political event in US history. Twitter’s dedicated government and politics account Tweeted the milestone shortly after the debate...
Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

Nook De-Kindles Classic Books

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Some classic public domain books for the Nook appear to be stripped of any mention of the word "Kindle," no matter what the context, resulting in some odd reading.One blogger recently discovered that his downloaded 99-cent Nook version of War and Peace, ported by Superior Formatting Publishing from the Project...
Nook De-Kindles Classic Books

Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

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Tidy Suite is a new iOS app from MeFollow. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with additional in-app purchases required to unlock the majority of its features. Tidy Suite markets itself as a “Social Network Hub,” promising a single app from which users can access...
Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

Five steps to becoming a heavyweight Twitter fighter | Sarah Ditum

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Learn how to be a master of public pugnacity a la Giles Coren or an expert in online exasperation, just like Joey BartonThis week, Times columnist and professional snark Giles Coren found himself yearning for "the golden age when we wrote, they read, and that was it" after a vituperative...
Five steps to becoming a heavyweight Twitter fighter | Sarah Ditum

Anti-Piracy Group Threatens Pirate Party With Criminal Charges For Hosting The Pirate Bay

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For a few years now, the Swedish Pirate Party has provided some hosting services to The Pirate Bay, arguing that attempts to take it down would amount to political censorship. It appears that theory may finally get tested. According to TorrentFreak, the Swedish anti-piracy group "Rights Alliance" has sent a...
Anti-Piracy Group Threatens Pirate Party With Criminal Charges For Hosting The Pirate Bay

Windows Phone weekend roundup: A sales uptick?

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We don’t do too many roundups here at TNW, aside from my weekly Microsoft entry, but this weekend we are making a small exception. Over the past 24 hours, a great number of Windows Phone tidbits have dropped, and while each is not quite worth its own post, in aggregate...
Windows Phone weekend roundup: A sales uptick?

Trackur Launches Free Version Of Its Social Media Monitoring Tool

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Trackur, a bootstrapped startup founded by Internet marketing consultant and writer Andy Beal, up until now offered only paid versions of its online reputation management and social media monitoring tools, albeit with free trial periods. Today, the fledgling company is introducing an entirely gratis version of the Web-based software suite,...
Trackur Launches Free Version Of Its Social Media Monitoring Tool
Rockmelt Abandons Social Browser, Launches New Web Feed and iPhone App

You can now access your official Twitter engagement statistics (but don't bother)

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Sometimes there is a reason companies do things under the radar. Over the past week, Twitter quietly, even secretly opened up its analytics dashboard for all users. But you’ll never find it on your own. And sadly, at the moment, it’s almost completely useless. Which is precisely why Twitter didn’t announce...
You can now access your official Twitter engagement statistics (but don't bother)

Jimmy Wales Will Give Menshn A Few Mentions With A Live Chat Next Week

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In between weighing in on Internet laws, as he is generally want to do, Jimmy Wales has rather taken to London, his new adopted home. He’s been pretty active, petitioning to stop a tech student being extradited to the US, and generally appearing on the London tech scene quite regularly....
Jimmy Wales Will Give Menshn A Few Mentions With A Live Chat Next Week

Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos

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Today Twitter announced changes to its mobile user interface. The company is revamping its mobile search technology to better allows users on the go to find the content and information useful to them, by expanding what sort of data can be surfaced. The updated interface will include, in a single stream, photographs,...
Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos

Twitter for iPhone is not displaying all of your @mentions

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If you use Twitter’s app for iPhone, you may be missing some of the times your username is being referenced, and sometimes they are being ‘replaced’ by older retweeted mentions. This bug was discovered by the folks at Favstar, who have detailed the issue in a blog post. I went...
Twitter for iPhone is not displaying all of your @mentions

Study shows Google drives 85% of SMB traffic, but social media still converts higher

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Back when I was flying in to SXSW I met a guy named Justin. It was his first SX experience, so I had to fill him in on the biggest truth I know – “It’s a *$%#show”. Fortunately for us, Justin made it out alive, and his company, BringShare, has...
Study shows Google drives 85% of SMB traffic, but social media still converts higher

Facebook on the Olympics: 116M related posts and comments, athletes received 12.2M likes

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Now that the dust has settled on the London Olympics, Facebook has revealed a number of stats relating to how content was shared during the time between the opening and closing ceremonies. Most notably, Facebook saw over 116 million posts and comments relating to the Olympics games, and collectively, athletes added an...
Facebook on the Olympics: 116M related posts and comments, athletes received 12.2M likes
Tweetbot for Mac alpha updated with Tweetdeck-like columns, menu bar icon, improved notifications
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?