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Markey and Barton poke Facebook again

Feb 2, 2011
Politico reports Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) are sending another letter to Facebook today concerned about privacy...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, privacy, social media
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Google Art Project

Feb 1, 2011
You guys. You gotta see this. Google basically applied the same creep-you-out technology they used for Google Street View and made it thoroughly...
Posted In: Entertainment, Google, neato, search, social media, street view, Web Culture
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Free in-flight Facebook in February

Feb 1, 2011
Courtesy of the American Alliteration Association! Not really. Seven US carriers will let you get on Facebook for free this month. Virgin America,...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Transportation, Web Culture, wifi
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Whither Flickr

Jan 31, 2011
The New York Times has a think piece about the possibly bleak future of the Yahoo-Flickr partnership. Traffic on the site is down, which, combined...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, photography, social media, someone's grandma's got a gun, Web Culture, Yahoo
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New Hulu?

Jan 27, 2011
Hulu is jointly owned by News Corp (which runs Fox), NBC Universal, and Disney (which runs ABC). The fact that it even exists is a miracle of...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, hulu, netflix, social media, Web Culture
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Netflix embraces Facebook

Jan 27, 2011
In a shareholder letter that accompanied its quarterly report, Netflix gave some details on how they plan to make the service more social. The idea...
Posted In: Entertainment, Facebook, netflix, social media, Web Culture
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You may be about to become an unpaid spokesperson on Facebook

Jan 26, 2011
If you're on Facebook, that is. Facebook has rolled out a new feature called Sponsored Stories. If a brand name comes up in your activity, say you...
Posted In: advertising, business, Facebook, privacy, social media
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Zuckerberg fan page on Facebook hacked

Jan 26, 2011
Someone seized control of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook fan page last night and used the platform to propose a funding model similar to microfinancing...
Posted In: Facebook, hacking, privacy, security, social media
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Facebook offers app developers a choice: "my way" or "highway"

Jan 26, 2011
Facebook is now mandating that all app developers use Facebook's own "credits" system for any purchasing done within an app. So if you want to get...
Posted In: apps, business, Facebook, social media
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Twitter says it was blocked in Egypt

Jan 26, 2011
There are anti-government protests happening in Egypt, as you know. People protesting the Mubarak regime, which has been in power for 30 years,...
Posted In: Egypt, government, social media, Twitter, world

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