Tag Archives: Social Networking

Paul Krassner : I Was a Facebook Junkie

Prison break? Paul Krassner’s Facebook profile pic.Cold turkey:I was a Facebook junkie By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / February 10, 2011 I posted this farewell message on Facebook last night, and then I went cold turkey. Look, Ma, … Continue reading

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Mike Giglio : Egypt’s Facebook Rebel

Photo by Peter Macdiarmid / AP.Egypt’s Facebook rebel:Organizing the historic protests By Mike Giglio / The Daily Beast / January 31, 2011 In Egypt, a Facebook page administrator known only by the handle El Shaheeed, or Martyr, is one of … Continue reading

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Backlash : Whole Foods Rep Takes Serious Dip

Whole Foods Buzz As the Whole Foods Boycott grows on Facebook, brand perception is dropping By Jennifer Van Grove / August 25, 2009 As the Whole Foods Boycott on Facebook continues to swell — the group now has over 27,000 … Continue reading

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Iran : How I Helped Tweet the Revolution from San Francisco

Students turn to Twitter. This photo from June 15, 2009 shows a picture of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, left bottom, next to a broken computer monitor in a room in a Tehran University dormitory after it was … Continue reading

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I Only Read the First 140 Characters. I’m Posting This on My Facebook Wall. Snob.

Nit-twits!! If You Twitter, You May Be a TwitBy Dorian Snow / April 1, 2009 I have an aversion to blogging about my personal life on public websites. I just don’t think I’m that interesting. And it gives me the … Continue reading

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Obama and a Brave New World : Governing a Netroots Nation

Obama addresses journalism convention in July, 2008. Photo by Jennifer Dronkers / Unity News.‘Obama isn’t just trying to make government more transparent by posting online videos of himself or his transition team’s doings. He is attempting to organize his campaign … Continue reading

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Riding the New Media : How Obama Really Did It

Cake and eat it too. From a party organized through Obama social-networking site. Photo by Porter Gifford / Technology Review.The social-networking strategy that took an obscure senator to the doors of the White House.By David Talbot This article appears in … Continue reading

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