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Biz Break: Instagram branches out with Hyperlapse time-lapse app

Today: Instagram introduces another app separate from its namesake, a time-lapse video app, and Facebook hits a record high.


Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Social Software, Apple, Ipad, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jazz: Stunning tortie is running out of time at high-kill upstate shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups

News 4 Jax

Facebook comment gets 4-year-old expelled

VIDEO: A local mom is outraged after her 4-year-old son is expelled from Sonshine Christian Academy following a comment she posted on Facebook.


Related Topix: Startups

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he was fighting for ISIS, two U.S. officials told CNN.


Related Topix: Startups, Terrorism, Opinion

Ruidoso News

Tri-Valley A&E: Escape the dead with ice-cold brew, 'Iceman Cometh'

With a Zombie Pub Crawl bringing the dead to life on Sept. 4 and the 15th Annual Eugene O'Neill Festival's evocative presentation of "The Iceman Cometh" coming Sept 19-28 to Tao House, escapism is unavoidable, even commonplace.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Danville, CA

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

When 20-year-old Jesean Morris decided to post an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video on his Facebook page, it's unlikely that he thought it would lead to his arrest by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Omaha, NE, Prison

WTOP-FM Washington

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.


Related Topix: Startups, Rutgers University, Opinion

CBC News

Northern Pulp mill debate heats up on Facebook

Local Pictou County business owner Andy MacGregor says he feels for both sides of the Northern Pulp mill debate.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Canada, World News,

Brandon Sun

Leonardo DiCaprio nominates Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do ice bucket

The Oscar-nominated star of "The Wolf of Wall Street'' posted a video on his Facebook page of him doing the ice bucket challenge with two First Nations chiefs.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Startups, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

USA Today

Emmys viewing guide: Who to follow on social media

Most people will never get to walk the Emmys red carpet, at least not physically.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Parks and Recreation


Facebook shifts its algorithm to fight clickbait. Will it kill off Upworthy and Buzzfeed?

Facebook is going after clickbait with its new algorithm changes. That could have a profound impact on the traffic Buzzfeed, Upworthy and their lesser rivals see.


Related Topix: Startups, BuzzFeed

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Hamburger, Startups

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Dierks Bentley's Riser Tour Features His Most Interactive Show Yet

Dierks Bentley stays in near-constant conversation with his fans thanks to his accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley, Startups

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Want to pass your Facebook account to an heir? Move to Delaware

Becoming the first state to pass broad legislation related to the ownership of digital accounts, a new law in Delaware allows residents to pass digital assets to heirs, just like physical and financial assets.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software

This is Wiltshire

Skurray's staff brave the ice bucket challenge

The ice bucket challenge has seen millions of people, from every day folk to A-list celebrities, pour a bucket of ice cold water over their head to raise money for charity.


Related Topix: Startups

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Juan Cole

Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, so-called "Islamic State" Terror Group Finds New Tools

Thousands of social-media users were unwittingly exposed to horrifying images of James Foley's execution in the hours after Islamic State militants posted video of his beheading online.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, US News, Liberal Political News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Facebook Gets Its First Revenge Porn Lawsuit

A Texas woman is suing Facebook for $123 million dollars. Allegedly, the social media company failed to take down a fake profile that was created with the intent to publicly humiliate her.


Related Topix: Startups


Charter Communications Customers Experiencing Internet Outages

Charter Communications Inc. said late Saturday that the company was aware of some customers experiencing Internet outages across its service area.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Television, Charter Communications, Startups

Athens Banner-Herald

No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Family, Kids, Parenting

This is Local London

Chislehurst Ukip Mep Janice Atkinson accuses Mundays of seeking 'five minutes of fame' on Facebook

Chislehurst UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has added more fire to racist claims by accusing supporters Vince and Fa Munday of seeking 'five minutes of fame'.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups


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