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5 social media lessons from Roger Ebert, @EbertChicago

Roger Ebert, who died last week at 70, wasn't only a successful film critic. He was also a successful user of social media. We can all still learn from him.

By April 7, 2013

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Does Facebook think Ebert's new jaw is abusive?

Film critic Roger Ebert says his latest blog post about his prosthetic jaw has been marked by Facebook as "abusive content." The company is reportedly investigating.

By January 21, 2011

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Roger Ebert says Netflix has stopped buying indie films

The famed film critic laments that the movie rental company has "largely stopped buying streaming rights" to independent films. Netflix denies this.

By March 5, 2012

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Police want to create child porn in teen sexting case?

A 17-year-old allegedly sexts his 15-year-old girlfriend. The police allegedly now want to photograph his private parts to prove their case.

By July 9, 2014

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Encrypted Yahoo Messenger on its way

Security changes to popular products like Yahoo Messenger are on the way, says Yahoo's first CISO in a year, security industry veteran Alex Stamos.

By April 2, 2014

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1080i and 1080p are the same resolution

The 1080i your cable box sends out is the same number of pixels that your 1080p TV has.

By August 11, 2013

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The 404 1,248: Where we take a staycation in the dead zone (podcast)

Is electromagnetic hypersensitivity a condition we should take seriously, or is the nocebo effect making people want to move into a dead zone in West Virginia? Bridget Carey helps us investigate.

By April 12, 2013

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How Roger Ebert found his new voice (Q&A)

This post initially misspelled Edinburgh and misstated the company's location. The company is located in Scotland.

By March 4, 2010

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How Roger Ebert found his new voice (Q&A)

Scotland's CereProc helped the famed film critic speak again. Engineer Chris Pidcock talks about creating electronic voices that sound just like the real person.

By March 4, 2010

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Roger Ebert using software to find his lost voice

After losing his voice following surgery, the film critic is using a new kind of text-to-speech software to communicate in a voice that sounds just like his.

By March 1, 2010