Sarkozy seems to have meddled with Twitter, too… A cyberculture roundup

Twitter answers accusations of censorship for closing French anti-Sarkozy accounts

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.

FCC: Cybersecurity Is Crucial for America?s Future

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

2 Social Ecosystems Will Emerge?! China and Rest of World

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.



European Court of Justice To Examine ACTA For Rights Breaches

from TorrentFreak by enigmax


Microsoft follows Apple?s lead, filing an EU antitrust complaint against Motorola Mobility

from The Next Web by Martin Bryant


?Russian Google? Yandex does what Google couldn?t ? cuts a search deal with Twitter

from The Next Web by Matt Brian


Anonymous power by Felix Stalder | via Viewpoint

from Social Network Unionism by OrsanSenalp

HOWTO turn off Google’s search-history logging and erase your stored history

from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow


10 Undeniable Facts that Tie the Online World with People

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.

Will Texting Become Extinct Thanks to Free Social Messaging Apps?

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.


White House unveils ‘one click’ online privacy plan

from Hurriyet Daily News
The White House unveiled an online privacy proposal intended to allow Web users to easily

Women are ?more likely? to make your social media campaign go viral

from The Next Web by Nancy Messieh

Facebook Profiles Accurately Predict Job Performance [STUDY]

from Mashable! by Todd Wasserman

Microsoft, Google Argue Over Browser Privacy Issue

from Mashable! by Peter Pachal

Official: Anonymous May Be Able to Disable Power Grids by Next Year

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.

The 7 Facebook Assistant Deadly Don?ts for your Facebook Fan Pages? Community Development

from social media vb by Proj_Assistant

Microsoft?s latest attack video against Google Apps is definitely ?interesting?

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.

Hype Alert: Countdown To Timeline For Pages, Profiles

from All Facebook by Jackie Cohen

5 Tips for Reaching Voters in the Social Stream

from Mashable! by John Manoogian III


How Google?s +1 Button Affects SEO

from Mashable! by Keith Kaplan

How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google’s New Privacy Policy Takes Effect

from 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.

Why Aren?t Facebook Insights Working?

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.

Home, sweet home: 60% of UK employees could be working remotely within a decade

from The Next Web by Paul Sawers

Pirate Bay?s Peter Sunde on the Copyright Mafia

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.

Collaborate and edit anywhere with the updated Google Docs for Android

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!

Google just made its presentations tool collaborative with discussions

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.

Google adds Esperanto to Google Translate, making it the 64th supported language. Neniel!

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino

EFF Wins Protection for Time Zone Database

from 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.

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