from The Next Web by Anna Heim
Did you know that the French President Nicolas Sarkozy had opened a Twitter account? Its opponents certainly do, as several parody and critical accounts have been suspended by Twitter over the last days, generatingaccusations of censorship.
from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick
from social media vb by SandyCarter
I was awaiting Tom Smith?s new Global Web Index and I found the results fascinating. I?ll blog for the next 3 days on surprising results from the survey! The first surprise to me, is the progression of China in Social.
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from The Next Web by Martin Bryant
from The Next Web by Matt Brian
from Social Network Unionism by OrsanSenalp
from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow
from social media vb by Isra Garcia
The consolidation of this digitally people-based environment has caused that human media brings closer the human component to the online, technologies, digital world and the social Web.
from Mashable! by Joann Pan
Phone companies missed out on $13.9 billion last year as more people opted to send free texts through SMS (short message service) applications like Blackberry Messenger and Facebook Mobile Messenger, according to a report. This follows a $8.6 billion loss in phone company provided text revenues in 2010.
from Hurriyet Daily News
The White House unveiled an online privacy proposal intended to allow Web users to easily
from The Next Web by Nancy Messieh
from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman
from Mashable! by Peter Pachal
from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick
Anonymous, the loosely affiliated group of ?hacktivists,? have had a wide array of targets: The Boston and Oakland Police Departments, the FBI, Scotland Yard and the Greek government, just to name a few. Targets are selected because of a perceived injustice: police brutality, Internet censorship or the rich oppressing the poor.
Once perceived as a minor nuisance, Anonymous is getting some serious attention: According to the Wall Street Journal, the Director of the National Security Agency, or NSA, has cautioned that Anonymous could have the capability to knock out power in the U.S. through cyberattacks within the next one to two years.
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from The Next Web by Drew Olanoff
I was a really big fan of the Mac vs. PC ads and not just because I?m an avid Apple product user. The actors were fantastic, the production value was low, and they were genuinely cute and funny.
from All Facebook by Jackie Cohen
from Mashable! by John Manoogian III
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from EFF.org Updates by eva
[UPDATE 2/22/2012] It is important to note that disabling Web History in your Google account will not prevent Google from gathering and storing this information and using it for internal purposes. More information at the end of this post.
from All Facebook by Brian Carter
If you?re the administrator of a page, you rely on Facebook insights to get better results. But you?ve probably noticed this data is never up to date.
from The Next Web by Paul Sawers
from TorrentFreak by Peter SundeAs many of you know, I used to be the spokesperson for The Pirate Bay.
I left the site a few years ago to continue working on Flattr and other projects, but I?m just as interested in the questions regarding copyright, Internet and censorship as I?ve ever been. I keep following these issues and keep a close eye on the news.
from The Official Google Blog by A Googler
As I was sitting on the ferry commuting to Google?s Sydney office this morning, two thoughts occurred to me. First, Australia is beautiful. If you?ve never been here, you really should visit. And second, it?s amazing how productive I can be with just my Android phone and an Internet connection. I was responding to email, reading news articles and editing documents?just like I do at the office. Only the view was better!
from The Next Web by Harrison Weber
Google just made its presentations tool much more collaborative thanks to a brand new discussions feature. This new version of Google Presentations was designed to make it easier to share ideas with others, and is now enabled for all new presentations.
from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino
from EFF.org Updates by rebecca
Copyright Lawsuit Threatened Essential Tool for Engineers Around the World
San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce that a copyright lawsuit threatening an important database of time zone information has been dismissed. The astrology software company that filed the lawsuit, Astrolabe, has also apologized and agreed to a ‘covenant not to sue’ going forward, which will help protect the database from future baseless legal actions and disruptions.