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Leave Social Media to the Pros, like DeRusha

Jason DeRusha dosn’t agree with Don Shelby’s assertion that social media, rather than informing us of important news, mainly tells us who is eating a ham sandwich right now. “For kicks,” writes DeRusha, “I went to the Twitter search engine… Continue Reading →

Hurray, Technology! Hurray, Communication!

So, apparently, a young girl used Facebook to call for help after her mother’s ex-boyfriend tried to sexually abuse her last Saturday. According to WCCO, “the girl told police she had woken up in the past to find [42-year-old Raymond… Continue Reading →

Is the Internet Eating its Own?

Fast Horse, a local boutique consumer marketing agency, tells us the internet is now eating its own. The biggest culprit? Facebook! Facebook, the latest Web sensation, is becoming the preferred news source of tens of millions of Internet users. Facebookers… Continue Reading →

Who Wants Privacy Anyhow?

As Facebook privacy issues cause users to consider quitting Facebook and closing their accounts, Just Judy Judy Judy says, “No, I’m not going to quit using Facebook, you idiots.” As an early adapter, Judy is an avid fan of social… Continue Reading →

Are We Oversharing?

“Privacy seems to be at the top of everyone’s minds right now,” says A Day in the Life. “If you haven’t been paying attention, Facebook is taking a lot of heat for its relatively lax approach towards their users’ privacy.”… Continue Reading →

Franken Slams Facebook

Franken thinks Facebook is bad. What do you think? OK, really, he’s just trying to protect your privacy. His criticism is based solely on Facebook making personal data available to third-party companies. “Specifically, the senators expressed concern over recent changes… Continue Reading →

Pick Your Friends Wisely

Mathman’s Ramblings ponders the risk of “friending” (or perhaps “unfriending”) your boss on Facebook. A while back, I became friends with one of my coworkers who had about the same position with the company that I had. This is a… Continue Reading →

Pawlenty Hosts Facebook Town Hall Meeting

According to MPR, Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be holding a town hall meeting on Facebook tomorrow. Pawlenty’s Facebook page says the potential Republican presidential candidate will convene the online gathering on Wednesday. The page is linked to his national fundraising… Continue Reading →

Does Twitter Make You Drink?

Disclaimer: We do not take responsibility for any hunger pangs or thirst created during the watching of the video. KARE-11 does a story on local companies using social media. The stars: Surly and Punch Pizza.

Once again Internet Exposed as a Source of Danger

This was not the first time that teenagers were taken in by a harmless and innocent looking internet buddy! Yesterday a Wisconsin man was charged with having boozed and coerced two Minnesota girls, ages 13 and 14. “Gabriel V. Matthias,… Continue Reading →

Avoid Those Hostile Facebook Status Updates

Early this week,¬† 29-year-old mortuary science student Amando Tatro was banned from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus because of her Facebook status updates; but now that ban has been dropped, and she’ll be returning to class just in… Continue Reading →

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