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Social Media Users – not Speaking Out about Big Issues – Online and Offline

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Looking for intellectual discussions and sharing your opinions with people on Facebook or Twitter? Apparently that is not as easy as you might think as a new study has found that people who are active on social media platforms are less likely to share their opinions on big issues, regardless if they are online or offline. The report calls it

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Google Acquires photo analysis app Jetpac

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The acquisition craze continues. Earlier this month Google bought messaging app Emu, and we also reported on the apparent deal to acquire twitch.tv for $1 billion.  Earlier this year they also snapped up Nest  for $3.2 billion and the company later purchased Dropcam for $555 million. Today it was announced that Google has bought Jetpac, an app which analysis photos

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Twitter will improve policies after Robin Williams’s daugther was abused

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Zelda Williams was abused on Twitter after the death of her father Robin Williams. The company has now closed a number of accounts and are reviewing their policies. “We will not tolerate abuse of this nature on Twitter. We are in the process of evaluating how we can further improve our policies to better handle tragic situations like this one,”

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