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September 21, 2012 | 2:36 pm

When Twitter Will Let You Have All Your Tweets, and When They Will Give Them to the Government

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo¬†took part in a wide-ranging interview today as part of the Online News Association conference in downtown San Francisco. Here’s Costolo on… When users would be able to download or export all of their Tweets: “Before the end of the year,” Costolo said, receiving a hearty round of applause from conference attendees. […]

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President Obama’s Speech Sets New Twitter Record

September 7, 2012 | 11:20 am

President Obama’s Speech Sets New Twitter Record

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President Barack Obama’s speech last night at the Democratic National Convention set a new record for political moments on Twitter, according to the company. Right after the speech, 52,756 tweets per minute came in referencing @BarackObama and #DNC2012. According to Twitter’s blog: @barackobama delivered a great collection of tweetable lines this evening, and Twitter responded […]

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How Social Media Can Help Recover Stolen Property

August 13, 2012 | 10:28 am

How Social Media Can Help Recover Stolen Property

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Still pining over that bicycle, cell phone or laptop that was stolen from you a few years back? Don’t fret – you still may be able to recover your property using the Internet. Police and some theft victims have found that they can track and locate lost and stolen items through their Facebook and Twitter […]

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July 17, 2012 | 3:20 pm

Technorati All Atwitter Over Yahoo’s Pregnant CEO

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The Year in Social Media

December 30, 2011 | 12:38 pm

The Year in Social Media

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Some might call the Bay Area the very hub of social media….Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+. And some other sites you haven’t yet heard of but will make you feel bad next year because everyone will be using them except you and your 66-year-old Aunt who likes to forward you jokes about how incompetent the […]

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Oakland Blogger Being Sued by Former Employer Over Twitter Followers

December 28, 2011 | 9:05 am

Oakland Blogger Being Sued by Former Employer Over Twitter Followers

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An Oakland blogger is being sued by his former employer for continuing to use a Twitter account after he left the company. From CNN: PhoneDog, a website devoted to all things mobile products and services, sued former employee Noah Kravitz for $340,000, according to the complaint filed in US District Court in the Northern District […]

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Infographic: Compare Perks and Benefits at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Other Web Cos.

October 17, 2011 | 12:52 pm

Infographic: Compare Perks and Benefits at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Other Web Cos.

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When I first started at Yahoo! in 1996, every Friday the company would set out free bagels (a perk about which several friends had to eventually tell me to shut the hell up.) Since then, things have gotten progressively cushier for employees at Silicon Valley’s winners, as you’ll see in this infographic from ResumeBear, via […]

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September 14, 2011 | 12:40 pm

Facebook Unveils Subscriptions to Compete with Google+ and Twitter

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The Old Way: You send people a friend request on Facebook. If they approve it, you get to see their stream of data. The New Way: You can subscribe to someone – if they’ve opted in to subscribe. Whether or not they approve you, you’ll get to see the info they’ve made public. If you […]

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The First (Ever) Presidential Twitter Debate!

July 21, 2011 | 10:54 am

The First (Ever) Presidential Twitter Debate!

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Held yesterday, by TheTeaParty.net. Participants in the GOP-only event, as described by Time’s Techland blog: Gingrich, former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza Herman Cain, Rep. Michele Bachmann, former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Gov. Gary Johnson, and Rep. Thaddeus McCotter all participated in the debate, which was moderated by S.E. Cupp, a right-leaning columnist, with live analysis […]

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Watch Replay of Obama’s Twitter Town Hall on Economy

July 6, 2011 | 2:31 pm

Watch Replay of Obama’s Twitter Town Hall on Economy

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Here’s a little breakdown from the New York Times on the length of President Obama’s answers at today’s “Twitter Town Hall” on the economy. Looks like it was a little hard to explain the debate over raising the debt limit in just 140 characters. (Though some Tea Party legislators may have been able to do […]

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