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Fans protest DC's hire of anti-gay author Orson Scott Card to write 'Superman' title

Amazon to iOS users: Don't install Kindle app update

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Normally, app updates are supposed to allow for improvement and efficiency. That’s not the case with Amazon’s latest update for its iOS Kindle app, which went into effect yesterday and now seems to have a bug that can delete your entire book library. “Note: There is a known issue with...
Amazon to iOS users: Don't install Kindle app update

Incredible, Obama’s same-sex marriage tweet close to 50,000 RTs in 7 hours

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Earlier today (US time) President Barack Obama made a huge move when he publicly endorsed same-sex marriage, and his announcement on Twitter is close to passing 50,000 retweets. Obama’s team is particularly digital media savvy and, as is so often the case with his announcements, the tweet announcement has been retweeted...
Incredible, Obama’s same-sex marriage tweet close to 50,000 RTs in 7 hours

How The Internet Is Erasing The Religious Right's Political Power

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The religious right isn’t having a good year: the new Republican National Committee roadmap almost entirely excludes religious issues, a majority of young conservatives support same-sex marriage, and hard-line libertarians are dominating the conservative agenda with small government policies. As the Internet becomes the hub of political dialogue, religious issues...
How The Internet Is Erasing The Religious Right's Political Power

Vkontakte is in hot water over its refusal to introduce same-sex relationship status options

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Vkontakte, Russia’s version of Facebook, is being heavily criticised by LGBT groups over its refusal to add relationship marker options for same-sex relationships. According to the Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty site, the problem was highlighted when a male user wrote to administrators for the site requesting an option to...
Vkontakte is in hot water over its refusal to introduce same-sex relationship status options

Controversial Orson Scott Card Superman comic delayed after artist steps down

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A planned story from Orson Scott Card will no longer open DC's new Adventures of Superman series after artist Chris Sprouse withdrew from the project. Adventures of Superman was set to open in April with a two-chapter story from Card, who is best remembered for Ender's Game and previously...
Controversial Orson Scott Card Superman comic delayed after artist steps down

civil rights leaders and same-sex marriage

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civil rights leaders and same-sex marriage
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Watch a star-studded reading of the play 8 live on YouTube this Saturday night

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From time to time we invite guests to the blog to talk about a topic of interest. We’re thrilled to have Rob Reiner, actor and director, join us today. -- Ed. I want to invite you to come to YouTube on Saturday, March 3, to watch a reading of a...
Watch a star-studded reading of the play 8 live on YouTube this Saturday night

Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more

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Facebook and Yahoo have resolved their patent disputes out of court, agreeing to cross-license their patent portfolios and begin a new advertising partnership, according to a press release. All Things D, which broke the news this morning, says the settlement does not involve any payment between the companies. Facebook will license a...
Facebook roundup: Yahoo patent dispute resolved with new partnership; stock rises, same-sex marriage icons and more

Amazon debuts Cloud Player app for iPad, iPad Mini

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Already available on the iPhone and iPod touch, today Amazon launched its free Cloud Player app for the iPad and iPad mini. “Our goal is to make Cloud Player the most widely compatible cloud playback solution available, giving our customers the ability to buy their music once and enjoy it...
Amazon debuts Cloud Player app for iPad, iPad Mini
Apple and other companies will urge Supreme Court to support same-sex marriage

If You Work In California Or Illinois, Your Boss Can't Ask You For Your Facebook Password Anymore (FB)

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Employers in California and Illinois will be prohibited from demanding access to workers' password-protected social networking accounts and teachers in Oregon will be required to report suspected student bullies thanks to new laws taking effect in 2013. In all, more than 400 measures were enacted at the...
If You Work In California Or Illinois, Your Boss Can't Ask You For Your Facebook Password Anymore (FB)

What's your six-second state of the union address? Tell us with Vine

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What should Obama focus on in 2013? Tell us using #SOTUin6 on Twitter and with its new video sharing app, VinePresident Obama will address the nation Tuesday with his annual state of the union address. Last year, as an incumbent for re-election, Obama addressed the growing ideological chasm between Democrats...
What's your six-second state of the union address? Tell us with Vine

Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

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It's been a great summer for Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg. Last week, he raised $105 million for his company, which sells curated designer goods online at a discount. And Friday morning, he and his boyfriend, Christian Schoenherr, went to New York's City Hall and picked up a marriage license. They...
Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

Twitter Reaction to Events Often at Odds with Overall Public Opinion

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The reaction on Twitter to major political events and policy decisions often differs a great deal from public opinion as measured by surveys. This is the conclusion of a year-long Pew Research Center study that compared the results of national polls to the tone of tweets in response to eight...
Twitter Reaction to Events Often at Odds with Overall Public Opinion
Millions Of People Changed Their Facebook Profile Pictures To Support Marriage Equality (FB)

Viral Video Chart: Man of Steel trailer, Amazon's Zombieland, Oculus Rift

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Watch trailers for the new Superman movie and the web comedy series, plus a grandmother tries a 3D virtual reality headsetWonder is the theme of this week's Guardian Viral Video Chart and we start by wondering how many more films can be released in the phenomenally successful Superman series which...
Viral Video Chart: Man of Steel trailer, Amazon's Zombieland, Oculus Rift
Facebook’s new cake topper icons recognize same-sex marriage

'Bug' Allows Same-Sex Marriage In Nintendo Game, Nintendo Releases Patch To 'Fix' It

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Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you're probably aware that the tide is turning here in the States more and more in favor of rights for the LGBT community. Interestingly, America rests somewhere in the middle on the spectrum on these kinds of issues, with plenty of world...
'Bug' Allows Same-Sex Marriage In Nintendo Game, Nintendo Releases Patch To 'Fix' It

VIDEO: Couple invite Reddit users to gay wedding

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Users of the social news website Reddit have been invited to attend the wedding of a Maryland gay couple, after a same-sex marriage bill was passed in the US state, thanks in part to followers of the site....
VIDEO: Couple invite Reddit users to gay wedding

LISTEN: 14-Year-Old Girl Pleads With Maryland To Vote Against Gay Marriage

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Whether or not same-sex marriage will be legalized in Maryland remains to be seen, but one local girl has made her stance on the issue clear. The girl, who identifies herself as Sarah and says she is home-schooled, told Maryland's Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee that not only was it her...
LISTEN: 14-Year-Old Girl Pleads With Maryland To Vote Against Gay Marriage

Facebook users changed their profile pictures in favor of gay marriage at 120% the normal update rate

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The United States Supreme Court this week held arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in the country. On the docket were two laws that perhaps affects someone you know: California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. As battles waged on inside the hallowed halls the nation’s highest court,...
Facebook users changed their profile pictures in favor of gay marriage at 120% the normal update rate

HP CEO Meg Whitman Changes Opposition Stance to Same-Sex Marriage

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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has switched a previous political stance, signing a legal document saying that gay people have a constitutional right to be married. The move — which was coordinated by dozens of high-profile Republicans — came in the form of a brief to the Supreme Court as part...
HP CEO Meg Whitman Changes Opposition Stance to Same-Sex Marriage
Amazon, Microsoft and others take support of gay marriage to the Supreme Court

Amazon's Bezos donates $2.5M in support of same-sex marriage

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The e-commerce magnate wholeheartedly gives his support to the same-sex marriage campaign in Washington State, donating millions of dollars. [Read more]...
Amazon's Bezos donates $2.5M in support of same-sex marriage

Public Opinion On Twitter Differs From Overall Public Opinion

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The results either leaned more liberal or conservative on Twitter than in polling depending on the event. The general opinion in the Twittersphere may not reflect the reaction of the general public to events and policy decisions, a new study found. The Pew Research Center announced the findings of...
Public Opinion On Twitter Differs From Overall Public Opinion

Facebook apologies after blocking founder of Gay Marriage USA Facebook

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Murray Lipp was unable to access service and received notification that photograph of a gay couple was 'offensive'Facebook has apologised after it blocked the operator of one of America's leading same-sex marriage campaigns from accessing the service when he posted a photograph of a mixed-race gay couple online.Murray Lipp, the...
Facebook apologies after blocking founder of Gay Marriage USA Facebook

Tech companies: gay marriage ban is bad for business

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Companies like Apple, Facebook, eBay and Intel will add their support in the legal fight against same-sex marriage bans, Fortune reports. [Read more]...
Tech companies: gay marriage ban is bad for business
Social media's billion-person game of telephone is good for memes but bad for activism
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