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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

...dead so far.8. WHO'S COOKING THE BOOKS ON TWITTERVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seems wildly popular on the social network - but the AP determines he's benefiting from networks of fake accounts.9. CELEB SHOCKER! KERMIT, MISS PIGGY...
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Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

...done before the school year starts," when she returns to her job at Dimond High School."We've been relying on social networks to make contacts, and a lot of people share us on Facebook. But what I could really use are a few hours of help...
Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.The world's biggest online social network knocked the world's largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard...
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Google tries to demystify privacy controls with new approach

...widely used search engines, smartphones and online social networks makes it easier to track where they are, what they're...uses what it gleans from people's activity on its social network to sell ads. Google's new privacy check-up tool...
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IS revamps recruitment, with savvy broadcasts

...relatively obscure website. By contrast, Al-Bayan reaches thousands of listeners every day via links shared on social networks, helping to swell the ranks of Westerners - projected this year to reach up to 10,000 - fighting for the Islamic...
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From lost to law school

...flag football tournaments."Zach Gordon helped me get to others, you know, it was the beginning of developing a social network," Hozid said last week.Zach Gordon staff member Donnyel Burras remembers the night Hozid went to prom with his...
My Turn: Sharing my child's bullying story

...bills; it is our right to look at all texts being sent and received, it is our right to check all of our son's social network accounts. We are the parents; we are responsible for our son's actions and whereabouts. I have seen and heard some...
If Spain tinkers, Costa ready for World Cup chance, better known as football outside of the U.S. and Australia. On Tuesday, the world's biggest online social network is adding new features to help fans follow the World Cup - the world's most widely viewed sporting event - which...
User burnout could threaten Twitter's prosperity

...followers.Even so, one of Lewis' more popular stories is titled "Why I hate Twitter." It goes into why the social network became, for him, "a dark place" overrun by "angry cynics and partisan cranks." He became demoralized by the...
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Alaska Editorial: Measures could inadvertently crimp the country's free-press guarantee

...simply because it is owned by a corporation? What about the rights of television networks, wire services, blogs, social network sites and other forms of media that often are owned by corporations? Should the government eliminate their fundamental...


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