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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Toronto woman tweets alleged sexist conversation between tech execs

A Toronto woman's live-tweeting of an alleged sexist conversation she overheard between technology executives sparked a larger dialogue about sexism in the tech industry.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Twitter's CEO Under Pressure As Analysts Predict Slowing User Growth...

That puts huge pressure on CEO Dick Costolo, who has vowed to restart growth among new users of Twitter.


11 hrs ago | USA Today

Dad says Southwest removed him from flight over Twitter gripe

A Minnesota man says he and his two children were asked to get off a Southwest Airlines flight that they had just boarded after the man tweeted about a boarding disagreement he had with a gate agent.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Family, Kids, New Hope, MN

15 hrs ago | BBC News

Man charged with MH17 Twitter post

It follows a tweet relating to two of the men who died when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on 17 July, killing all 298 people on board.


19 hrs ago | The Age

Offspring season 5 twist sent cast, fans into Twitter frenzy

It was the kind of moment every television drama needs - when the life of its main character is turned upside down - but Offspring fans are not happy their beloved Nina has been taken for a ride.


Related Topix: Asher Keddie

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Glenn Beck

Author Stephen King under fire for slamming Tea Party, Christians on Twitter

Author Stephen King got into a bit of trouble on Twitter Tuesday after he lambasted the Tea Party and Christians for what he believes to be their position on the current immigration crisis.


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.


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


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.


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


'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.


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

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 .


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


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.


Related Topix: Barboursville, WV, Business News


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 .


Tue Jul 22, 2014


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.


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."


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Andie MacDowell, Social Software


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.


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.


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."


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


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.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook


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