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Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set
Companies to begin polling users with in-tweet surveys later this year

Murdoch won't dare to kill off Page 3 with the Sun's sales in decline

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So Rupert Murdoch finally hints in public at what he has been saying in private for 30 years or more: does the Sun really need Page 3?His tweet is anything but definitive. He uses the word "considering" and I recall him saying much the same when I was present in...
Murdoch won't dare to kill off Page 3 with the Sun's sales in decline
10 Of The Best Tweets In Twitter History

Vine Is Hiring Engineers In NYC, Including One Android Developer

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Vine has just opened up a few new positions for the NY-based engineering team, as tweeted by co-founder Colin Kroll. As it would appear, there are six positions available to work alongside the three-man team currently developing for Vine. Notably, one of the positions is for an Android developer, which...
Vine Is Hiring Engineers In NYC, Including One Android Developer

Twitter's first star

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Thanks to her gift for 140-character witticisms, Kelly Oxford has transformed herself from Canadian stay-at-home mum to Los Angeles-based bestselling author and screenwriter. Hermione Hoby meets the woman all the celebrities followIf you can name five Kardashians but can't name five countries in Asia, stick a knife in an electrical...
Twitter's first star
Get ready for more media hacks, Twitter warns

Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale So much in mobile app development is so serious these days. Interfaces are often beautiful, but seldom fun, as the relentless drive to small-screen efficiency and usability crowds out creativity. That’s not the problem with Tumblr’s new Android...
Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

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Twitter’s now-iconic hashtag could be taking flight and it may start appearing on Facebook, the Wall Street Journal first reported Thursday afternoon. The move to start taking advantage of the hashtag, a symbol that users are starting to recognize across the web, could help Facebook build on the idea of organizing content...
Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

Submit 50 Words, Get Google Glass

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Google will be giving away 8,000 of their new Glasses and all you have to do is come up with less text than a tweet, George Stahl reports on digits....
Submit 50 Words, Get Google Glass

Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

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Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham just Tweeted an interesting data point about the valuations of YC startups. As of now, Graham says that 37 Y Combinator companies, out of 511 startups, have valuations of or sold for at least $40 million. My first thought when reading Graham’s Tweet was which...
Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M
This Ad Agency Charges $999 For A Single Tweet

Meet the man who makes six figures a quarter just from using Twitter

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For anyone who is semi-active on Twitter, the chances are they have been followed, retweeted or received a direct message from someone who calls him or herself a ‘social media guru’. The characteristics are always the same: countless thousands of followers, which almost exactly mirror the number of people the...
Meet the man who makes six figures a quarter just from using Twitter

HBO Go

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
HBO Go

Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

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News consumption app Circa has updated its sharing interface for iOS devices, making it much easier to email, tweet, or post about specific parts of an article. The sharing pop-up now features three primary outlets for distributing content; email, text messages and iMessage, and Twitter and Facebook. The real difference...
Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

These 13 Brands Totally Dominated The Super Bowl Blackout On Twitter

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While advertisers were surely freaking out during the Super Bowl power outage about the impact the delay would have on their $4 million ad buys, their social media teams were scrambling to craft hilarious Twitter responses at a moment's notice. Oreo got the most attention for its speedy response with...
These 13 Brands Totally Dominated The Super Bowl Blackout On Twitter

Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

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The folks over at The State of Search have noticed an interesting development regarding Digg on Google Search, via a tweet from Matt Sawyer of Datadial. It seems that the once uber-hot Web property no longer appears on Google Search. As you can see, a site-specific search reveals, well, nothing. It’s...
Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station

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The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has recovered from the ‘glitch’ it experienced this morning and is back on track to dock with the Space Station. “Pods 1 and 4 now online and thrusters engaged. Dragon transitioned from free drift to active control. Yes!!!” said SpaceX founder Elon Musk in a tweet....
SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station

Here's How To Measure Influence On Twitter

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Social Authority: Our Measure of Twitter Influence (SEOmoz)"Social Authority" is...
Here's How To Measure Influence On Twitter

After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

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Here's something that will make you feel a little bit queasy. Yesterday, investment manager, and media personality, Doug Kass tweeted a rumor that Apple was going to announce a stock split today. Right around the time he fired off his tweet, Apple's stock was taking off, erasing a loss on...
After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

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Tapbots' Tweetbot for Mac already has a reputation as the desktop Twitter client for media hounds, but a just-posted 1.3 update should make that especially clear. Like its iOS counterpart, the Mac app gains a dedicated media timeline: start a search and you can spotlight only photos and videos....
Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

Actually, Ex-Yahoo Bill Wise Won The Super Bowl

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Bill Wise, who made his name as the former boss of Right Media at Yahoo, is now the CEO of MediaOcean. MediaOcean makes software for ad agencies. Judging by this tweet from Wise, it had a pretty good Super Bowl: Super Bowl Advertising: @media_ocean processed 41 of the ads totaling nearly...
Actually, Ex-Yahoo Bill Wise Won The Super Bowl

AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

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Market recovers after hackers tweeted from the official AP feed that two explosions had hit the White HouseWall Street collided with social media on Tuesday when a false tweet from a trusted news organization sent the sent the US stock market into freefall.The 143-point fall in the Down Jones industrial...
AP Twitter hack causes panic on Wall Street and sends Dow plunging

AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

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In an alarming false tweet Tuesday, the Associated Press claimed that President Barack Obama had been injured in explosions at the White House:  Within minutes, AP Corporate Communications reported that the tweet was false. That is a bogus @ap tweet. -- AP CorpComm (@AP_CorpComm) April 23, 2013 The AP later...
AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

Twitter's Downloadable Tweet Archive Expands To 12 New Countries

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Twitterers of the world: download! While the Library of Congress is still stressing over archiving every tweet for posterity and the Vatican blithely deleted the Pope's entire tweet history, Twitter itself is making steps to allow users to download their own tweet archive forever. The system began in late...
Twitter's Downloadable Tweet Archive Expands To 12 New Countries

The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)

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Google announced that it's giving 8,000 people early access to Google Glass, its computer glasses. Google had a contest to decide who would win the privilege to pay $1,500 for Glass. The contest involved writing a tweet with #ifihadglass, or posting on Google+. Today Google Glass started tweeting at the...
The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)
Breaking: Gunshots Reported On MIT's Campus
After heightened hacks, Twitter releases two-factor authentication

Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

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Sure, big data technology can read every tweet ever tweeted. It can search and organize boundless volumes of books. It can even help keep track of sports statistics that were previously unrecordable. But now it can make the world a happier place. John C. Havens, founder of the H(app)athon Project,...
Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter

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The last time the Federal Trade Commission issued a primer on online ads it was 2000. Things were different back then. So, time for an update. Which is pretty straightforward. Just like it did in the dial-up era, the FTC would like you not to lie when you sell stuff. If...
The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter
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