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2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

The lack of diversity in Twitter's workforce of roughly 3,000 people was spelled out in data released Wednesday by the San Francisco company behind the popular short messaging service.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Asian-American, LinkedIn

3 hrs ago | EDGE

Saudi Arabian Gay Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison, 450 Lashes Over Tweets

A court in Saudi Arabia recently sentenced a gay man to three years in prison and 450 lashings for using Twitter to attempt to meet another man, Dubai's English-language news site Gulf News reports.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

6 hrs ago | KMIZ

'Game of Thrones' star takes on British airline

Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark on HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones," got into a row on Twitter with British Airways.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Maisie Williams

9 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Farrah Franklin Addresses Arrest On Twitter

Former Destiny's Child star Farrah Franklin has urged critics not to speculate about her disorderly conduct arrest on Sunday .

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Related Topix: Destiny's Child, R-N-B, Myrtle Beach, SC

13 hrs ago | SFGate

How A Suburban Mom Became A Conservative Twitter Rockstar

Holly Fisher's route to conservative internet stardom began in the parking lot of a mall in Barboursville, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Barboursville, WV, Business News

17 hrs ago | Switched

Sears Security Guard Fired After Posting Security Footage Of Breastfeeding Moms On Twitter

Many mothers, even celebrity moms , make the personal decision to share photos of themselves breastfeeding -- emphasis on personal decision .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WSOCTV

Israel responds to critics with fake London bombing tweet

On Monday, the Israel Defense Forces tweeted this photoshopped image of Britain's Houses of Parliament under missile fire with a message that read "What would you do?" Hamas terrorists just fired rockets at southern and central Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine)

Channel 933

5 Seconds of Summer Performs As Part of the iHeartRadio Live...

The Australian teenage heartthrobs performed songs from the new album including fan fave "She Looks So Perfect" and new single "Amnesia."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

The Wichita Eagle

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in New York.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

FOX16

Viscious Twitter trolls unnerve Andie Macdowell

The "Four Weddings and a Funeral" star spotted vile messages aimed at her on the social networking website, including death threats and a sinister boast about a voodoo doll.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Andie MacDowell, Social Software

InfoWorld

EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plug-in to block third-party tracking

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plug-in for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.

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Related Topix: Privacy, CIO News, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

The Raw Story

'Fake' Twitter users attacking Tibet and Dalai Lama are...

Beijing has created at least 100 fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda about Tibet and other Chinese concerns, a campaign group said.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fake?, Social Software, Syd Barrett

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Herald

Hacked? Environmental Protection Agency Water tweets about Kardashian App

On Monday evening, the government agency's Twitter account sent a message, "I'm now a C-list celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood."

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

ComputerWorld

W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

The W3C, which manages most of the widely used standards that power the Web, has partnered with the OpenSocial Foundation to develop ways for enterprise social software to trade information.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

USA Today

@HillaryClinton visits Twitter headquarters

Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rw9sLe Twitter is a frequent destination of world figures, celebrities and politicians looking to amplify their message by addressing the employees of the popular social network.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Science / Technology

KHOU-TV Houston

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

The Twitter account run by Kenya's military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said Monday No internal military systems were infiltrated when the Kenya Defense Forces' Twitter account was hacked early Monday, Col.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Anonymous, Pop/Rock

Cybercast News Service

US Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet

The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is apologizing after a staff member sent what's being described as "an errant tweet" criticizing the president from the official Embassy Twitter account.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Ghana Travel, Ghana, Africa Travel, Africa

Business Journal

Twitter and Facebook square off for shoppers

Facebook and Twitter are racing to the same finish line: They want users to shop while they chat with friends and family online, according to Bloomberg.

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India.com

Anupam Kher to undergo minor surgery

"On my way for a minor 'cyst in the upper eyelid' surgery. Thodi sympathy mil jaye to shayad Dard cum Ho jayega.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CNET News.com

Cloud Atlas author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called The Right Sort piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

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Related Topix: Books, Cloud Atlas

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