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Hugo Chavez dies and the Twitter town square reacts

Chavez was a media-savvy politician with more than 4 million Twitter followers. He promoted access to the Internet, while at the same time suppressing a free press.

By March 5, 2013

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The most Twittery journalists of them all

Exclusive A year-end look at some journalist stats on Twitter (including the most-followed journalists) provided by MuckRack, a sort of LinkedIn for media professionals.

By December 21, 2012

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The 404 1,108: Where we're not looking from behind (podcast)

Joseph Kaminski and Bridget Carey help me kick off a week of 404 episodes without Jeff, and we'll start by questioning the use of technology in the Olympics -- do advanced equipment like Speed's LZR swimsuits and Nike's Speed Suits give athletes an unfair advantage? We'll also brainstorm the best music to motivate a workout, and look at a Web site that uses Twitter for pure evil.

By August 13, 2012

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Google leads April Internet visits, but news sites see big growth

The search giant did well in ComScore's April tally, but the big story appeared to be growth in visitors to general news sites.

By May 24, 2012

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Judge tosses law barring sex offenders from Facebook

A federal judge says the Louisiana law meant to keep registered sex offenders from networking with minors online includes too many types of Web sites in its restrictions.

By February 18, 2012

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USA Today's Twitter account falls victim to hackers

Same group that hacked NBC News' Twitter account earlier this month apparently grabs hold of USA Today's Twitter feed and fires off a clutch of messages.

By September 25, 2011

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eBay app meets augmented reality

Google lets you manage multiple accounts with one Gmail account, a computer named Watson is going to compete on Jeopardy, and a new augmented-reality app lets you see what's for sale on eBay in your vicinity.

By December 15, 2010

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New year, new reason to just do it

Google launches its eBookstore, Verizon lets you use your cell phone minutes on your home phone, and Nike will give away its workout app for free on New Year's Day to help whip you back into shape.

By December 7, 2010

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Finding the balance at USAToday.com: News vs. Community

USA Today adds community features and Web 2.0 frills to its Web site. Has it gone too far? Or not far enough?

By March 5, 2007