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Apple is right to not hack iPhone for FBI

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The story about the FBI, and now the Department of Justice, wanting Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino, Calif., attack has gripped America over the past week. And what a story it is. The FBI says it wants Apple to …

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10,000-character tweets won’t fix Twitter

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You know what you call a 10,000-character tweet? An email. In case you haven’t heard, it appears Twitter is considering lifting the 140-character limit that defines it in favor of a 10,000 character limit. The tweets, according to these reports, wouldn’t necessarily be seen in their entirety in your feed, …

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Can you find the panda in the snowmen?

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There’s a panda amongst them!Can you find it? Posted by Dudolf on Wednesday, December 16, 2015   This has been going viral on Facebook, and I can certainly see why. Do you see it? If you find it, do me a favor and let me know in the comments how long …

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Stop sharing this Facebook scam!

Another day, another Facebook hoax that you’re helping to spread like wildfire because you don’t take a second to read it and realize how ridiculous it is. When a friend reminded me of this earlier today, one friend had shared it. Now, 2 hours later, we’re up to three. No …

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Facebook Notify: What problem does it solve?

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Facebook released its long-awaited Notify app. We’ve heard a lot about it, but little about what it actually would do. Many instantly thought it was a competitor and knockout punch to Twitter and its new Moments feature. Turns out, Notify isn’t that at all. In fact, Notify has nothing to …

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Twitter Moments: There’s no Lightning

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I was so excited about Twitter moments. Twitter, with all its real-time data, was destined to hit a home run here. Hire a staff of people to curate and capture what we’re talking about and drive conversation to the point where current users are excited and new users sign up …

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Why the Facebook Year in Review app sucks

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Based on my newsfeed, I would think the worst thing Facebook has ever done was to release this “Year in Review” app. Not the worst thing, but it is pretty shitty. Let me get one thing out of the way first, because it’s important: You do not have to post …

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Rooms: Talk about social media in #SoSocial

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Let’s try something new and hopefully fun. I started #SoSocial in the new Facebook Rooms app. And I’m inviting you. Here’s how it works: 1. Download the Rooms app (currently iOS only). It’s not connected to Facebook at all. You don’t even have to share your real name, although you are …

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World Cup champs: Social media on KGO

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Tuesday. That’s the day we talk social media on KGO’s After the Bell with Jason Middleton and Kim Foster. Today, we talked about Facebook and Twitter’s performance during the World Cup, as well as LeBron James’ performance during the World Cup and Spotify’s wedding data gathering. Here’s the short version: …

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Slingshot: Facebook’s Pong? Social media on KGO

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Tuesday. My favorite day. Well, I do like Friday a lot. And Saturday. But anyhow, Tuesday is when I get social with Jason Middleton and Kim Foster on KGO’s After The Bell. Today, we talked about Facebook’s new Snapchat competitor Slingshot and World Cup fever on Twitter and Facebook. Facebook …

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