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More than a third of China’s 1.4 billion residents are now Internet friendly with nearly half of those microblogging on weibo -- China’s version of Twitter -- voicing their opinions on everything from major events to corruption and scandals.
Perhaps one New Year's Resolution that some celebrities may want to consider for 2012 is to be a little more selective of what information they opt to post to Twitter than they did in the previous year.
An Israeli activist group has threatened to sue Twitter to shut down accounts operated by Hezbollah and other terrorist organizations.
The hacking collective known as Anonymous is claiming to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers, email addresses, and other private information belonging to clients of an American security think-tank.
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s leading investors in some of the biggest companies, has bought a stake in Twitter for $300 million, furthering his reach into the global media industry.
New research has looked at whether social media could be used to track an event or phenomenon, such as flu outbreaks and rainfall rates.
Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...
David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...
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