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Report Shows Facebook Users Share More Once They Go Private
2013-03-07 13:08:05

Over the years, people have become more cautious about the kinds of information they share with one another on social networking sites, particularly on Facebook. The Menlo Park-based social giant responded to this trend and began giving users the option of which friends were able to see their posts, pictures, etc.

Twitter Helps Determine Happiest And Saddest US States
2013-02-20 16:24:21

Researchers used 10 million Twitter tweets to help them determine which are the happiest and saddest states in the US.

Facebook Promoted Friends Posts Program Draws The Ire Of Many
2013-02-18 07:44:03

On Friday, Facebook officials announced a new program that will allow users to pay to promote content posted by their friends, but the new service has almost immediately started raising privacy-related red flags amongst members of the media and users of the social network.

Researchers Use Twitter Posts To Track Flu Rates
2013-02-08 14:33:04

If you tweet when you feel under the weather, your 140-character Twitter post may just become an indicator for a flu outbreak in your area.

Twitter Ups Age Rating On Newly Acquired Vine App
2013-02-06 12:19:10

It took less than a month for Twitter to change the age rating for possible adult content on its newly acquired video-sharing app Vine.

Google+ Overtakes Twitter
2013-01-28 19:17:17

As of the end of 2012, Google+ has officially overtaken Twitter as the world’s second largest social network after Facebook.


Latest Microblogging Reference Libraries

Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

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
2013-09-19 09:22:17

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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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