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Janos Haits

Breaking news, latest news, and current events - - 2 views

    Breaking News brings you the biggest stories as they happen, 24 hours a day, from hundreds of news sources across the globe. On many stories, we combine eyewitness accounts shared on social media from people at the scene. We publish on, @breakingnews on Twitter, Facebook and on three mobile apps.
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Finally, an official excuse to use Twitter at work - Computerworld Blogs - 0 views

    There's a new study out this week that claims employees are actually more productive at work when they can take short breaks throughout the day to to surf the Internet. Should companies drop Internet access restrictions and let employees Twitter away their coffee breaks?
Gianto Widianto

Tips on Facebook, crowd sourcing and Twitter for journalists « Save the Media - 0 views

  • Crowd sourcing: If you have no idea what crowd sourcing is or how it could work for journalists, you must read this post on Beat Blogging. The post gives simple examples where journalists are asking readers for story ideas or for their opinions. For example, the post showcases a Sacramento Bee reporter using his blog to crowd source opinions on what it’s like to be back after being furloughed because of California state budget constraints. We used to just call this good reporting.
  • Tweeting news: If you’re skeptical of the value of Twitter to news organizations, read this post. It explains how the news of the fatal plane crash this week in Buffalo spread through Twitter with frequent updates. Twitter gives a blow by blow witness description of the crash that you couldn’t get from a traditional news source until much later. Why wouldn’t newspapers want to be able to break news in this immediate way?
recriweb prinkipo

Twitter : fiable ou pas fiable? - 0 views

    [Demain tous journalistes ?] "Je profite de la lecture d'un post très intéressant sur la fameuse rumeur qui a couru sur Twitter durant les événements de Mumbai (Bombay) pour répondre aux commentaires générés par mon dernier billet sur le sujet. Stephane Dangel: "Comment par contre, authentifier avec un maximum de certitude une breaking news transmise par twitter ou n'importe quel autre device ?" " (...)
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Ashton Reaches One Million Fans on Facebook, Can he do it on Twitter? - 0 views

    Actor Ashton Kutcher recently challenged CNN to be the first to 1 million followers on the micro-blogging site, had more than 959,360 Twitter followers as of 1 p.m. ET Thursday. CNN's breaking-news feed had about 12,000 more Twitter fans, with some 968,000. But the real intresting part is the Ashton reaches one million fans on his Facebook fan page while am writing this post Ashton has1,037 ,940 fans on his Facebook fan page.
Elizabeth Koh

MICROSHARING | Pistachio - 0 views

  • Twitter is a collection of remarks
  • Microsharing reduces the emotional and intellectual distance between people and helps them become more engaged, connected, effective and collaborative
  • As increasingly larger communities engage, rich streams of information generated become resources in their own right. Data can be queried, followed, stored, researched and referenced to provide critical insight, knowledge and tracking of market opinion. The resulting datasets enable early discovery of latent problems, innovation capture, real time tracking of product awareness, breaking news, ad campaign effectiveness and dozens of other business applications not yet widely understood.
Kim Woodbridge

How We Use Twitter for Journalism - ReadWriteWeb - 0 views

    How useful can communication limited to 140 characters be for serious journalism? It turns out that the short messages you find on Twitter have proven wildly useful for some writers penning larger pieces.
Elio Assuncao

Why Web Technology Breaking News Auto Posts on Social Media is Wrong - 3 views

    Many wrong reasons and preconceptions still exist when it come to increase spending on social media.
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