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Dec 12, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Call it a sign of the end of the world, or a sign of new beginnings...the Pope will likely be trending on Twitter today. Benedict the 16th will be tweeting official answers to followers' questions in 8 different languages. And Facebook maybe a community but it's no longer a democracy. Members were given the chance to vote on changes to the company privacy policy, and though the overwhelming majority did reject the changes--it wasn't big enough.

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The Pope tweets, and Facebook users fail to get out the vote

Dec 12, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI prepares to send out his first tweets after officially joining Twitter, and Facebook users fail to vote on their own privacy settings in a large enough numbers for change.

Call it a sign of the end of the world, or a sign of new beginnings…the Pope will likely be trending on Twitter today. Benedict the 16th will be tweeting official answers to followers’ questions in 8 different languages. And Facebook maybe a community but it’s no longer a democracy. Members were given the chance to vote on changes to the company privacy policy, and though the overwhelming majority did reject the changes–it wasn’t big enough.

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