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Google, Facebook and Twitter’s Friendly Rivalry at GOP2012

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Google, with its fully decked-out media lounge, backstage “Conversation Room” and end-of-the-week epic party, was inarguably the most prominent of the technology companies at the #Republican National Convention — a list that also included Facebook and Twitter. That makes sense – #Google and YouTube were the official social network and live stream provider of the […]

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Ann Coulter’s ‘Retard’ Tweet Perpetuates Ignorance, Unites Advocates

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In her third year at NYU School of Law, Marissa List Cohen has helped provide civil legal services to individuals with special needs. As a Teach For America corps member, Cohen taught first grade special education. She has a Masters in teaching with a concentration in students with disabilities. It only takes six characters to […]

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The Secret Hangout Where Journalists Talk Phish

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Financial analyst Dan Greenhaus’s hits on CNBC, couched in jargon, typically attract little more than the bored stares of traders looking up from their monitors. But two seemingly routine appearances of his have been uploaded to YouTube, receiving thousands of views and earning a New York Times blog post. In one, discussing the Federal Reserve, […]

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Facebook Inspires Young Voters to Take Action

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As election day approaches, you might be getting sick of the political bickering in your News Feed. You can try to fight it, but political participation on social media is contagious. Since 2004, politicians like Howard Dean and Ron Paul have been using social and new media to advance their causes and put themselves in […]

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If Twitter Predicts Elections, Cory Booker Is a Shoe-In

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If popularity on #twitter translates to votes, as new research suggests, Newark Mayor Cory Booker will win the New Jersey special election primary on Tuesday. One of the most popular politicians on Twitter, Booker (@CoryBooker), is vying for the Democratic nomination for a Senate seat that opened when Frank Lautenberg passed away on June 3. […]

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