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If you have ever felt like Twitter can be a mean, petty place, it’s not just you.
Image courtesy of West McGowan. Yesterday, Twitter introduced the Twitter Political Index or Twindex. According to Twitter, the Index is "a daily measurement of Twitter users’ feelings towards the [GOP and Democratic] candidates as expressed in nearly two million Tweets each week." The Index takes all of the tweets created by users in the last
Image courtesy of J. Reed. Not a good week for US fast food chain Chick-Fil-A. After the company's President, Dan Kathy, made comments about being against gay marriage, he probably didn't anticipate the drubbing his company would take on the Internet. The Chick-Fil-A Facebook Page has since been hammered by those offended by Cathy's remarks,
When will politicians learn that Twitter is an open mic? As you may have read, boxing Senator Patrick Brazeau got into a testy exchange with Canadian Press reporter Jennifer Ditchburn on Twitter this week. The Senator caught a lot of attention when he essentially called Ditchburn a "b*tch" during the exchange, which you can read
If you’re a regular visitor, you’re probably well aware of the controversy surrounding Public Safety Minister Vic Toews and his “Lawful Access” Bill, otherwise known as Bill C-30 or the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act. Along with protests from a wide range of groups, a Twitter account dedicated to embarrassing Toews, @Vikileaks30, (were there
Read Write Web, a regular read here at Grassroots Online, has an interesting article on a new poll from Pew Research Center that tells us that voters still are not getting their election information from social media sources: “[T]he poll found that few of us are relying on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for election information.