All day I’m trying to get all my news from the folks i wach on Twitter. Here’s another tweet that caught my attention, followed by a clip of the article to which it links. I want to throw up: Facebook launches ‘Couples’ Pages. psfk.com/2012/11/facebo… — Molly Rasmussen (@mollyrasmussen) November 13, 2012 Bob Collins is off Read more →
I learned by following a link in a tweet that this tweet is the most retweeted tweet of all time. Four more years. twitter.com/BarackObama/st… — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012 In the Huffington Post, Simon Mainwaring writes that the Obama team demonstrated a strong grasp of social media branding: I’m getting all my news Read more →
I’m trying to let only my Twitter followers help me decide what to look at on the Internet today. I picked this one up via Jim Romenesko. Reporter who wrote “Marijwhatnow” press release: Seattle PD knew what they’d be in for when they hired me. bit.ly/Tw536R — Romenesko (@romenesko) November 13, 2012 Here’s a clip Read more →
All day, I’m posting interesting or entertaining things I’m finding by hanging out on my Twitter account, using Twitter as my primary news recommendation engine. The Petraeus scandal is all over Twitter today, of course, including links to this Frank Bruni essay In the New York Times: It has to be more than mere coincidence Read more →
For many of us, Twitter has become a primary avenue for discovery of news, information and entertainment. I thought I’d hang out on Twitter for much of the day and keep a running log of what I find through the recommendations of people I follow. Here’s the first thing that drew me in: Bob Collins Read more →
By Molly Bloom MPR News Opening ceremonies for the the 2012 Summer Olympics take place today in London, and here at MPR News we’re going to be closely following the Minnesotans competing in the Olympics — and that means anyone with a connection (even a slight one) to the Gopher State. So if you want Read more →
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty on MSNBC this afternoon refused to comment on whether he’s gotten “the call” from Mitt Romney for a possible spot on the Republican ticket. Pawlenty says the VP process will unfold in due course. He said he’s focused on yard work and other business this week. — tomscheck (@tomscheck) July Read more →
DFL Governor Mark Dayton appeared on The Daily Circuit this morning. Here’s an account via local reporters on Twitter: Gov. Dayton says to @kerrimpr MN will do “anything within reason” to help get the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell back online. — Conrad Wilson (@conradjwilson) July 17, 2012 Gov. Dayton tells @kerrimpr Verso Paper is Read more →
From AdAge.com: The boycott against talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh has some unexpected beneficiaries: nonprofits getting more ad time on his show. The United Negro College Fund, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the American Heart Association are among the organizations that had ads air yesterday during Limbaugh’s program… Win McNamee/Getty Images Dozens of companies have pulled Read more →
“Cyberwar is here, and it is here to stay,” writes military analyst John Arquilla in Foreign Policy.
Werner Herzog has little reverence for chickens. Do you?
A new service launching today is designed to make it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on Facebook to get help. Users will be able to make instant connections with crisis counselors through Facebook chat. “One of the big goals here is to get the person in distress into the right help as soon Read more →
Danger Room blog publishes rare photos of destruction caused by U.S. drones in Pakistan