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Tom Daley Twitter abuse arrest leads to calls to educate people of legal risks

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Experts call for initiative to educate public about ease with which tweets can end with jail sentenceThe arrest of a teenager by police investigating abuse of Olympic diving star Tom Daley on Twitter has led to calls for a new initiative educating the public about the ease with which a...
Tom Daley Twitter abuse arrest leads to calls to educate people of legal risks

Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 returns, hopefully for good this time

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Nokia's Belle Feature Pack 2 has suffered more false starts than a race meeting burdened with a dodgy starter pistol. However, it looks like the on-again, off-again saga is at an end, now that the company has remedied an issue with the Nokia Music app with a separate hotfix....
Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 returns, hopefully for good this time
Bender: Between Facebook and Sex, Facebook Wins

Sally Bercow facing £50,000 High Court battle over Lord McAlpine tweet

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Sally Bercow is being sued for £50,000 by Lord McAlpine after he formally issued proceedings over an allegedly libellous tweet....
Sally Bercow facing £50,000 High Court battle over Lord McAlpine tweet
Former OS X chief's UpThere cloud startup starts pushing for hires with new website

MyLife Releases Social Dashboard to Assist "Overwhelmed but Obsessed" Social Media Users

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As the number of commonly used social media platforms proliferates and those sites play an ever-increasing role in the life of an average internet user, the need for tools to manage a user’s online presence grows stronger and stronger. People search and social discovery site MyLife, which was formed...
MyLife Releases Social Dashboard to Assist "Overwhelmed but Obsessed" Social Media Users

Politician's Wife Sally Bercow Set To Be Sued By Lord McAlpine Over Twitter Defamation

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The speaker's wife, not known for being shy and reserved on Twitter, are to be sued by the man wrongly outed as a pedophile by the BBC and Twitter users. Lawyers for Lord McAlpine, the man wrongly accused of being a child abuser by the BBC, is to sue...
Politician's Wife Sally Bercow Set To Be Sued By Lord McAlpine Over Twitter Defamation

Boot up: Twitter admits messing up over NBC Olympics tweets, Apple vs Samsung turns feisty, and more

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Plus Microsoft launches Outlook.com, and insider trading lawsuits hit ZyngaA quick burst of 5 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOur approach to Trust & Safety and private information >> Twitter BlogA big moment for Twitter: That said, we want to apologize for the part...
Boot up: Twitter admits messing up over NBC Olympics tweets, Apple vs Samsung turns feisty, and more

Mark Cuban Blasts Facebook For Hurting Advertisers' Posts (FB)

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn't happy with Facebook. Cuban thinks the social network's promotion feature for businesses isn't a good thing, and he isn't alone. Last month Facebook wanted to charge Cuban $3,000 to reach one million people via a promoted post, he said. His anger comes as a result...
Mark Cuban Blasts Facebook For Hurting Advertisers' Posts (FB)
Twitter apologizes for encouraging NBC to file complaint against journalist

I Love Lamp, So Do My Friends, And Who Cares?

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This weekend, Nick Bilton of the NYT wrote an interesting piece called “Disruptions: Seeking Privacy in a Networked Age” about his experience at a recent dinner party he threw for friends. The crux of the article is that his friends used social tools to let everyone know where they were...
I Love Lamp, So Do My Friends, And Who Cares?

Shoutlet taps into Foursquare for check in-based social media marketing

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Last we heard from Shoutlet, the company had raised $15 million to make social media marketing easier. Today, Shoutlet is furthering its cause with the addition of Foursquare to its suite of supported social networks. Shoutlet makes it easy for companies to run their own social marketing campaigns on Facebook,...
Shoutlet taps into Foursquare for check in-based social media marketing

News.me shuts down iOS apps to focus on Digg, blames new Twitter requirements

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News.me today announced it is killing its curation apps for iPhone and iPad. The company is blaming Twitter for the move and says it wants to focus on its Digg efforts instead. The company explains Twitter recently started competing with News.me, but it’s the social network’s new Display Requirements, which...
News.me shuts down iOS apps to focus on Digg, blames new Twitter requirements

This is what the future of Twitter looks like

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Last year, Twitter launched a new feature called Cards that would allow an initially small amount of partners to embed media directly into their tweets. The program has since expanded greatly, and Twitter recently said that it had 2,000 ‘ways’ of (read: partners) using the expandable drawer-like feature. Twitter calls...
This is what the future of Twitter looks like

Twitter brings content preview cards to Android and iPhone, lets us email tweets from the web

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Twitter has been on a mission to bring more of its expanded tweet content to the mobile world, and most recently lavished attention on the iPad. It's carrying that campaign to a much wider mix of screens: an update to the Android and iPhone apps gives them article summary...
Twitter brings content preview cards to Android and iPhone, lets us email tweets from the web

Twitter releases photo filters as Instagram users try to hack the system | Katie Rogers

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Victims of spat between social-media companies - the users - have no alternative but to find new ways to share their picturesIt all sounds very antisocial: just days afterthe Facebook-owned Instagram removed photo "cards" which displayed its images on Twitter, the social-networking site responded by introducing its own set of...
Twitter releases photo filters as Instagram users try to hack the system | Katie Rogers

Twitter As A Newsletter: Weekly Email Digest Can Now Be Delivered Daily

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Twitter users now have the option in the weekly digest email to switch to a daily delivery. As was previously the case, you receive meaningful tweets in your email inbox. The feature is very reminiscent of the “Discover” tab on Twitter.com and in Twitter apps. Email is still a very...
Twitter As A Newsletter: Weekly Email Digest Can Now Be Delivered Daily

Why Iain Overton had to resign from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism...

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On the evening of Thursday 1 November, Iain Overton looked very pleased with himself. Dressed in black tie, and enjoying post-debate drinks at the Oxford Union, the managing editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BiJ) was in fine form.He had just spoken, with considerable aplomb, against the proposition that...
Why Iain Overton had to resign from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism...

Syrian Activist Arrested By Secret Police Merely For Having Livestreaming App Installed On His Phone

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Police and security forces around the world -- and that includes in the West -- hate being recorded when they're overstepping the mark in the execution of their duties, since it allows the public to challenge official accounts, and even to use videos to seek redress. But there's one thing...
Syrian Activist Arrested By Secret Police Merely For Having Livestreaming App Installed On His Phone

Twitter Appeals Court Decision Against Occupy Wall Street Protester Malcolm Harris

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Twitter just filed its appeal against a New York court decision requiring the company to turn over tweets and account information for Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris, who is being prosecuted for allegations of disorderly conduct. According to Twitter’s brief, the New York County District Attorney’s office subpoenaed Twitter...
Twitter Appeals Court Decision Against Occupy Wall Street Protester Malcolm Harris

Twitter Will Do $350 Million In Ad Sales This Year

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A source tells Peter Kafka of AllThingsD that Twitter's ad sales will hit $350 million this year. So Twitter's ad business has gone from a joke to an experiment to a reality in a few short years. What will drive advertising sales this year is more precise ad targeting and...
Twitter Will Do $350 Million In Ad Sales This Year

Neil Young's deceiving Twitter tease

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When a popular musician joins Twitter, mobs of excited fans say they can’t wait to hear directly from their hero. But often the famous name on the account is just a front for an anonymous celebrity shill. Is it time for Twitter to be more honest about authenticity? The latest...
Neil Young's deceiving Twitter tease
The False Loyalty of the Echo Chamber

Conversation starter Branch opens to the public

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Branch, the communications service that has won the backing of two Twitter founders, is now exiting private beta as it looks to become a hub for online interaction. Last month, I profiled the company and its young Princeton drop-out founder Josh Miller, who explained that Branch was trying to be...
Conversation starter Branch opens to the public

Facebook's App Center is now available worldwide

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As TechCrunch reported earlier today, Facebook has now rolled out its App Center offering to everyone in the world. A member of Facebook’s PR staff confirmed the report in a tweet: The Facebook App Center is now available to 100% of users worldwide. Your personalized & localized App Center here:...
Facebook's App Center is now available worldwide
Pocket's Mac App Brings All That Saved Content To The Best Place To Use It

Facebook's new business plan: from utility to monopoly | Dan Gillmor

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In the wake of its IPO debacle, expect Facebook to leverage its market dominance aggressively - with its billion users hostageThe tweet, posted a little over two years ago by someone with deep connections in the internet world, was illuminating. It said, simply:"A friend working for Facebook: 'we're like electricity.'"I...
Facebook's new business plan: from utility to monopoly | Dan Gillmor

Twitter users are 68% more likely to hit up a campaign donation page

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Twitter today released a number of data points concerning the political impact of its service on voters and their donating habits. Obviously, the motive here is that as Twitter has found itself to be an effective tool to boost donation activity and change minds, it is soft-selling its services to...
Twitter users are 68% more likely to hit up a campaign donation page

This Is What Michelle Obama's Speech Sounded Like Tonight

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Michelle Obama should probably run for president. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google Share on Linkedin Share by email Vinny Guadagnino Tue, Sep 04 2012 19:49:46 ReplyRetweet 0 likes  ·  0 comments Great speech. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest...
This Is What Michelle Obama's Speech Sounded Like Tonight

Jetlore Helps Businesses Turn Short Social Updates Into Usable Data

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We cover a lot of startups using social data, but Eldar Sadikov, co-founder of a company called Jetlore, said whenever someone else wants to build a social app, they have to “reinvent the wheel again and again.” That’s why Jetlore is launching a platform designed to power these kinds of...
Jetlore Helps Businesses Turn Short Social Updates Into Usable Data
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