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Obama launches re-election campaign with big Facebook push

Apr 4, 2011
I guess this is news although I think it's no surprise that a) Obama is running again and b) social media is right up front in his efforts. When...
Posted In: 2012 election, Facebook, Obama, social media, Web Culture

Google +1 could mean more than you might think

Mar 31, 2011
Google unveiled a new experimental program for voting on search results. You have to opt in to be a part of it but if you do, you'll see a little...
Posted In: +1, Facebook, Google, google buzz, search, social media

Netflix cuts video quality in Canada

Mar 30, 2011
Netflix is making moves to shrink the amount of data going across a network when it streams movies and TV to Canadian customers. The company says...
Posted In: business, Canada, Entertainment, ISPs, net neutrality, netflix, social media, spectrum

Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Getting around NY Times paywall is even easier than you thought

Mar 29, 2011
Now that the paywall is officially up and running, Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land put it through its paces to see what kind of reading...
Posted In: bing, blekko, Google, google buzz, New York Times, paywalls, search, social media, Yahoo

Warner Bros. expands offerings on Facebook

Mar 28, 2011
I don't know about you, but when I'm in the mood to watch a movie, I always think "If only I could watch Yogi Bear on Facebook". DREAMS FULFILLED....
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, harry potter, movies, social media, Web Culture, yogi bear

Cloud Girlfriend

Mar 25, 2011
This is from the O Internet What Hath Thou Wrought file. A new startup called Cloud Girlfriend wants to help people get girlfriends. How? It's like...
Posted In: Facebook, o internet what hast thou wrought, social media, sorrow

Facebook redesigns Questions

Mar 25, 2011
No, not the grammatical convention of interrogative sentences, I mean Facebook Questions. It's been in beta and limited roll out for a while and...
Posted In: Facebook, groupon, quora, social media

All the rage: crowd-sourced radiation maps

Mar 25, 2011
A ton of maps are starting to pop up that mark radiation levels in various areas. Singularityhub has the rundown and lists a map made by Portland's...
Posted In: crowdsourcing, earthquake, government, Health, Japan, social media, tsunami

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