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Planning a Revolution? Use Facebook or Twitter?

Did social media bring down Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali two weeks ago or force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to appoint a successor? Well, no. But it clearly played some role in the unrest in both countries. Social media, and particularly Twitter, came into public consciousness two years ago when protestors in Iran turned

Bad Day For a Meeting

When I scheduled a meeting with HonestReporting’s wunderkind graphic designer to make a mockup of what Backspin will look like (this is not the final look), nobody had an inkling that a decade’s worth of Palestinian documents would be leaked to the press, and that Hezbollah would choose Lebanon’s next Prime Minister all in the

Facebook: Content Ain’t King Anymore

It may not get the same attention as tomorrow’s State of the Union address, but when Facebook talks about the future, it’s wise to listen. No company is working harder to shape the future than Facebook, and with a core membership of 600 million people worldwide, it has the user base to implement its vision. That’s

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