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'Twin Peaks' returns from the dead on Twitter

Agent Dale Cooper, the Log Lady, Audrey Horne, and the rest of the crazy citizens of "Twin Peaks" are back thanks to fans who want to honor the show 25 years since its conclusion.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Twin Peaks, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Olympian

NYPD's Twitter request for photos backfires

In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York.

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Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street

USA Today

Teen blogger dying of cancer writes 'final thumbs up'

A British teenager who has charted his fight against cancer on social media while raising funds for charity sent out a a farewell to Facebook followers: "It's a final thumbs up."

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Related Topix: Blog News, Startups, Facebook, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Mashable

Twitter's New Profiles Are Now Available to Everyone

The Facebook-like redesign emphasizes larger text, images and a customizable profile that is designed to be a more in-depth summary about the user.

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Ottawa Citizen

Prime Minister's Office tweets still blurring party lines

The Prime Minister's Office has toned down - but not halted altogether - its use of Stephen Harper's PMO-operated Twitter account to direct people to Conservative party websites, despite questions about whether the practice violates the government's ethics guidelines.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

AOL confirms Mail service hackedAOL confirms Mail service hackedAOL...

AOL Mail has been hacked and several users have reported their accounts are being used to send spam to others.

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Related Topix: Email Spam

Washington Times

Peoria mayor under fire for raiding home of mock Twitter user

The mayor of Peoria, Ill., is facing a First Amendment-fueled backlash for reportedly ordering a raid of the home of a Twitter user who set up a mock account accusing the mayor of drug use and cavorting with prostitutes.

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Related Topix: Peoria, IL, Drugs

WAFF-TV Huntsville

ETSU investigating 'confessions' Twitter feed

East Tennessee State University is investigating who is running a Twitter feed using the school's trademarked logo without the school's permission.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee State University

Examiner.com

Liberals on Twitter demand feds kill Bundy family, supporters with drones

No doubt inspired in part by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., who called supporters of the Bundy ranch "domestic terrorists," a number of liberals on Twitter expressed their desire to see the ranch and its supporters killed by drone strikes, Paul Joseph Watson reported at Infowars Monday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Violent Crime

NJ.com

Use Twitter to find, send Pulaski Skyway updates

Motorists who usually use the Pulaski Skyway to get to Hudson County can use Twitter to keep up with traffic backups caused by the Skyway shutdown.

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Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

CBC News

Twitter and the courts: Survey looks at impact of social media

Since little research has been done on the topic of social media in the courts, a professor from St. Francis Xavier University is now conducting a survey.

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Related Topix: Xavier University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Vogue cuts ties with Terry Richardson after alleged sex scandal

Vogue magazine editors have distanced themselves from celebrity photographer Terry Richardson after the controversial snapper became embroiled in a new sex scandal over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Entertainment

Greenwich Citizen

GitHub Founder Resigns After Harassment Accusation, And The Woman Goes Off On Twitter

GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner and his wife Theresa came under fire in March when a former GitHub employee, Julie Ann Horvath, accused them of harassment.

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Related Topix: GitHub, Non-Profit

Mashable

These Are the Twitter Accounts That Turkey Banned

As the dust settles around Turkey 's largely failed attempted to ban Twitter , the government has identified the two accounts that pissed it off the most.

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Reuters

U.S. judge dismisses case against Twitter alleging pre-IPO fraud

Twitter Inc has won the dismissal of an unusual lawsuit accusing the social media company of fraudulently arranging a private stock sale it never intended to complete, with a goal of stoking interest in its November 2013 initial public offering.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Facebook reportedly plans own mobile ad network, like Twitter

Last week, Twitter launched a new mobile advertising product that borrowed from Facebook.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Mobile Marketing

Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs MP Will Straw caught up in Britannia Coconutters twitter storm

LABOUR'S Parliamentary candidate for Rossendale and Darwen Will Straw was embroiled in a twitter storm yesterday after posting a picture of himself with members of the Britannia Coconutters.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Reuters

Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen - WSJ

Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Mashable

What Drugs Are Twitter Users Talking About Right Now?

The network sees a massive number of drug-related tweets every day, ranging from jokes to news stories, with at least a few actual attempted drug deals thrown in for good measure.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Disney News and Disney Star News

Drake Bell Continues To Slam Justin Bieber On Twitter

And it continues. Drake Bell , who claims there is no beef between he and Justin Bieber , took to Twitter yet again with some negative allegations about Justin and his dad Jeremy Bieber.

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