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A Glimpse Inside Twitter

Tweet Techcrunch has published some of the internal documents from Twitter they received. As they put it, Twitter isn’t exactly happy about this, but they’ve put this info out there with their approval. Lots of great info there about their relationships with Google, Facebook and Microsoft. I’ve only had a chance to skim over it […]

Bringing The News With Incentives

Tweet Tara George writes that one  college news organization is bringing the news to where college kids hang out. And that would be Facebook. Any college newspaper editor will tell you it’s a challenge to get students off Facebook and reading the news. However, the University of Minnesota’s student newspaper,The Minnesota Daily, may have found […]

Those Spammy Facebook Updates You’ve Been Getting

Tweet BBC has the skinny. Apparently some passwords were obtained through a phishing scam. The result is all of us have been receiving messages and updates on Facebook that link to bogus sites. Security experts say part of the problem is that members are using passwords that are just too weak, ones like family or […]

Comments In Your Online Community

Tweet Credit Comments can be the best friend you have ever had, or the bane of your existence. The issue comes down to while building your online community, comments are a way to see if your writing has wings. On the other hand, many of you comments may have moved to Facebook or Twitter. And, […]

Journalistic Entropy

Tweet A cool video on KNS Continuous News Editor Jigsha Desai. connected [jigsha desai] from Laura Roberson on Vimeo. I think one of the most interesting ideas Jigsha brings up is the pushing of content to Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, etc. The goal isn’t just to provide content on the KNS site, but also to give […]

From Facebook to Twitter: Know Your Rights

Tweet Belmont University in Nashville is spotlighted by WKRN in this clip about a recent forum on knowing your rights on line and the realities of being online. Produced by Tiani Jones, the clip answers several questions and also spotlight what some colleges are teaching their students about their online presence. H/T Paul Chenoweth

Facebook ‘Follows’ Twitter

Tweet Sorry for the bad pun. Facebook Announces New Homepages Thanks to updates to Facebook’s privacy settings, users will now also be able to follow others without having to become actual ‘friends.’ This is basically the same ‘friendship’ model that Twitter has implemented on its service. They’ve needed a way to make friendships unilateral for […]

Rex Hammock Comments On Facebook’s TOS

Tweet I think this one could be called Rex Hammock doesn’t suffer fools lightly. From Paul Chenoweth this evening at Belmont University earlier this evening on Facebook. Mr. Hammock, I concur.

Facebook Backs Down After Public Outcry

Tweet It appears that the folks at Facebook are backing down after a public beating on the Terms of Service policy. CNET breaks it down on why this might be happening. Facing a federal complaint from a leading privacy advocacy organization and a revolt of tens of thousands of its users, Facebook on Tuesday night […]

Scoble Puts His Perspective On Facebook TOS

Tweet From the always entertaining Robert Scoble. Truth is it doesn’t matter. If you are uploading your content to, and participating online with, you are giving a HUGE amount of ownership to services that, well, you really don’t control. They can go out of business. They can delete your account. They can make money off […]


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