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New 'Jack Kennedy' line in VP debate tops reaction on Twitter

Joe Biden's "Now you're Jack Kennedy?" line generated 58,000 tweets a minute. Tonight's VP debate saw 3.5 million tweets, down from 10.3 million during the first presidential debate.

By October 11, 2012

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Tweets peak at 110K a minute during Debate. Or was it 108K?

The second debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney generated 7.2 million tweets, down substantially from 10.3 million during the first showdown between the two presidential candidates.

By October 16, 2012

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YouTube to air presidential debates live on Elections page

The company is partnering with ABC News on the coverage and will offer commentary and analysis from eight sources.

By October 1, 2012

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Twitter: The five biggest stories of 2012

Twitter got bigger than ever, and is now essential in daily life. When the pope tweeted, it capped a 2012 full of controversy, business battles, and helping spread crucial information.

By December 28, 2012

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Birth of a Twitter handle: Paul Ryan's bicep

Time.com posted photos of the Republican vice presidential candidate lifting weights, spawning a humorous Twitter account @PaulRyansBicep.

By October 11, 2012

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TweetDeck tweaked to handle 'high-velocity' tweets

Twitter has re-engineered TweetDeck to work under the weight of trending topics, such as "#Debate," that would have previously crashed the application.

By November 15, 2012

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CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012

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Secret Service urges users to report threatening tweets

The agency tasked with protecting the president and other top government officials says people who see threatening tweets should immediately call their local field office to report them.

By October 24, 2012

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iTunes Terms of Service gets the RapGenius treatment, hilarity ensues

The rules of the road for iTunes are being savaged over at the online platform intended for explaining rap lyrics.

By October 13, 2012

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Paul Ryan's sparse, mixed record on technology

Mitt Romney's running mate isn't a leader on technology topics in the U.S. Congress -- he's been focused on fiscal matters. But what we do know indicates a mixed record.

By August 13, 2012