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NYPD's Photo Campaign Backfires, Exposes Aggressive Police Force
2014-04-23 10:40:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Police Department has an image problem, and while many big city police departments face similar issues, in the case of the Big Apple social media is to blame. This week the NYPD launched a Twitter and Facebook campaign that encouraged average New Yorkers to share a photo with a member of the department. On Tuesday via the NYPD Twitter account (#myNPYD) a call was made for photos. The tweet noted: “Do you have a photo w/...

2013-04-18 21:47:55

Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher. The social networking site — which lets users read, send and group together 140-character messages known as tweets — can actually be a better source of information than traditional news sources and online search engines, Benjamin Gleason reports in the journal American Behavioral...

Occupy Wall Street Tweets Surrendered To Court
2012-09-16 05:16:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Much to the chagrin of online privacy advocates, Twitter has surrendered messages written by an Occupy Wall Street protester to a New York criminal court judge. More than three months´ worth of messages had been sought by the Manhattan district attorney's office in the trial of 23-year-old Malcolm Harris, one of approximately 700 protestors arrested during a mass protest that took place on the Brooklyn Bridge last October. He...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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