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Twitter Gives $10 Million to MIT for “Laboratory of Social Machines.”

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Twitter gave $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today. The funds will be used to build a new lab called “Laboratory of Social Machines.” The goal is to more insight into how social media is being used.  The university is going to get access to Grip which is the Twitter database of historic tweets. “Twitter is seizing the

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GoPro Launches 3 New Cameras – 4K Video Capable, Touch-Screen and Cheapest GoPro Yet

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GoPro announced three new cameras today including the much anticipated Hero4 Black, all new devices will be available on October 5th. Here is the overview of the three new models: Hero4 Black: The new flagship camera will be retailing at $499, which is $100 above the Hero3 Black which has been the best selling product for GoPro. But the higher

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Twitter Buy Button Launched – Buy Directly from the Tweet

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Twitter today announced that they are rolling out a buy button with selected partners and a small percentage of test users in the US. Users can save their payment methods with Twitter (the company says all information is of course encrypted and secure) so when a Tweet appears with a buy button, the shopping process starts and is completed in a few simple

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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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