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IT guy accidentally live tweets the raid

May 2, 2011
Sohaib Athar is an IT consultant living in Abbottabad, Pakistan. He tweeted "Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)" just a...
Posted In: Pakistan, Twitter

2012 online

Apr 20, 2011
As Obama gets ready for his Facebook town hall this afternoon, The New York Times writes today that the political left doesn't own the Internet -...
Posted In: Facebook, Obama, Republicans, Twitter

Does 200 million accounts mean that Twitter has 200 million active users?

Apr 19, 2011
Nope. Definitely not. Lots of folks have multiple, multiple Twitter accounts and millions of others have opened Twitter accounts that are sitting...
Posted In: Twitter

Terror warnings coming to Twitter and Facebook

Apr 8, 2011
The old multi-colored terror alert system is being scrapped and replaced with just two levels: elevated and imminent. Why the lowest level will be...
Posted In: DHS, Facebook, Twitter

National Labor Relations Board going after Reuters in Twitter case

Apr 7, 2011
An employee of Thomson Reuters tweeted something critical of her company's management. Now the NLRB will file a complaint against Thomson Reuters...
Posted In: free speech, labor, Twitter

Twitter turns 5

Mar 21, 2011
On this day in 2006, Jack Dorsey wrote "just setting up my twttr". That was the first tweet ever in what has become a huge global communications...
Posted In: social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Twitter adds https option

Mar 16, 2011
Twitter has joined Facebook and a few other sites in offering a higher level of security for users. Twitter users can now opt for https setting on...
Posted In: business, Facebook, firesheep, https, privacy, security, Twitter

Mid-day Update: More on Japan, goodbye Zune

Mar 15, 2011
On today's show, Marketplace continued to follow the effects of Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japanese government is monitoring the...
Posted In: Dai-Ichi, evacuation, Fukushima, gas prices, Hawaii, iodide, Japan, Microsoft, mid-day update, millionaire, nuclear, nuclear energy, nuclear power, Oil, oil price, radiation, Tokyo, Twitter, zune

Twitter makes life harder for app developers

Mar 14, 2011
Twitter has notified developers who build on the Twitter platform that they can't emulate the timeline function of Twitter since they would then...
Posted In: apps, business, Twitter, Web Culture

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