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Twitter can’t move forward until it decides what to do about harassment

Twitter made an intriguing move earlier this week when it announced it would open its coveted blue checkmark to the public with an open application process. 1,287 more words

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Leslie Jones: “hate speech and freedom of speech are two different things”

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones is back on Twitter after several days of horrific abuse at the hands of anonymous trolls. The actress spoke with Seth Meyers last night about her experiences from the last couple of days. 328 more words

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Turkish Coup Defeated by the Power of Social Media and Mobile Technology

Social media played a significant role in the failed attempted coup by a faction of Turkey’s armed forces. The failure of what some said was a well-planned coup failed for various reason and social media played an important role. 236 more words

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Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account

Twitter is opening the blue checkmark to everyone. Starting today, the company will let users request a verified account on its website by filling out a form… 599 more words

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How Social Media May Come To #PokemonGo!

Everyone is talking about Nintendo’s new game, and some are loving it! Others, not so much (including the guy in Vancouver with a PokeGym on his kale patch!). 160 more words

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Now You Can Schedule Instagram Posts With Buffer

Buffer is a social media marketing system that makes it easy to schedule your social media posts at once and then view analytics to get insight into which content works best. 371 more words

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Turkey’s president uses FaceTime to address ongoing military coup

Amid the ongoing military coup in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used Apple’s FaceTime to phone into a Turkish television network this evening from a secure location. 432 more words

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