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Rockmelt browser launches in limited beta

Nov 8, 2010
If you've been feeling like Chrome or IE or Firefox just weren't social enough, there's a product for you. Weirdo. ...
Posted In: Chrome, Facebook, firefox, gadgets, internet explorer, rockmelt, search, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Chatbot takes on critics of climate change

Nov 3, 2010
Nigel Leck was sick of all the people on Twitter arguing that global warming isn't real. So, he made a program that would scan Twitter every five...
Posted In: climate change, robots, Science, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Twitter inserts ads into your tweetstream

Nov 2, 2010
And really, it's pretty painful anytime anyone inserts ANYTHING into your tweetstream....
Posted In: business, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Twitter chatter predicts DOW performance, analysts say

Oct 20, 2010
This final note today, in which I once again bow down to the greater wisdom of Twitter. I know, I know; I've said it before, but this time it co...
Posted In: Internet, Twitter, Wall Street

Google to take baby steps toward social networking

Sep 15, 2010
We've been waiting for the alleged “Google Me” project to surface for a while now. Supposedly it was going to be Google's Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, games, Google, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Follow Marketplace on Twitter and Facebook

Sep 3, 2010
Stay connected with Marketplace programs on Facebook, and follow our hosts on Twitter. They've got a lot to say in 140 characters or less....
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter

Growing number of people 50+ use social media

Aug 27, 2010
We tend to think the people on Facebook are young, college-aged and writing about last night's party.  Those people are indeed there.  But, there...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Twitter

Twitter, suicide, and journalism

Aug 19, 2010
Early this morning, I got a direct message on Twitter pointing me to the Twitter feed of Seattle photojournalist Joshua Trujillo. Last night, he...
Posted In: Twitter

Wikileaks criticized by human rights groups

Aug 10, 2010
The Wall Street Journal reports on new criticisms of Wikileaks coming from a variety of human rights groups.  At issue is the redaction of names...
Posted In: Twitter, wikileaks

Twitter saves a life

Aug 9, 2010
Sure, the stereotype of Twitter is a bunch of people typing about what they had for lunch that day. But Leigh Fazzina is a pretty big fan of the...
Posted In: Twitter

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