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Your Chance To Be Soaked In The Blood Of People You Kill

This advertisement for a video game is currently making the rounds on Facebook: “Only the strong survive in Game Of War. Are you up for the challenge? Realtime. Worldwide.” This description, accompanied by the image of a blood-soaked soldier, is all-too close to reality –

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Was I a Troll Boy?

This image presents a real conversation over social media taking place in the last 24 hours.  My correspondent: a social media agency, whose identity is obscured to protect the… well… you decide. You won’t be able to find this conversation any longer; my comments have

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Dedicated Denial Of Service At Ello

Social networking web sites are no fun any more, says Paul Budnitz, founder of Ello. Ello is a relatively new social networking site that promises not to engage in electronic surveillance of its users, as Facebook, Twitter, and the other big social media sites do.

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Dot & Bo Take Commercial Surveillance to New Low

When you visit the website of furniture and tchotchke seller Dot & Bo, this is what you see.  At first glance, the Dot and Bo “splash” screen doesn’t look unusual — many websites that try to sell you something would like to have your Facebook

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Has Social Media Really Killed Off Traditional Media?

“Every day fewer and fewer people get breaking news from a newspaper or even TV.” — Social Media Today, “Is News Dead?” A tallyboard for historical ship replicas touring the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. provided one indication this week to the contrary:

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Billionaires Stage “Grassroots” Protest in Pennsylvania

Here’s how “Americans for Prosperity” describes itself on a national scale and in the context of Pennsylvania: “Americans for Prosperity is a grassroots movement of over 2.3 million activists nation wide who advocate and promote limited government, lower taxes, and more freedom. We have over

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Monday Likes

451 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representative Committee on Rules. 2,069 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. 6,676 Facebook users like the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. 4,491 Facebook users like the

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?