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“The Candidates Each Have 140 Characters…”

May 12, 2011

When then-Congressman Newt Gingrich authored his Contract With America and led the revolution that put the Republicans back into the majority in the US House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years, the Internet was in its infancy: Netscape was the number one browser, Google wasn’t in the dictionary, Mark Zuckerberg was in [...]

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What We’re Reading: Tetris beats stress, Mashable connects veterans

November 14, 2010

As America saluted the troops and Facebook continued to dominate the social sphere, the Access team was hard at work in our efforts to bring you the latest and greatest from around the World Wide Web. Here are the stories you may have missed this week. Booming in Social Media: Adults above the age of 65 [...]

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ABC News & Facebook To Live Stream Election Coverage [VIDEO]

October 12, 2010

Rather than shouting at the television on Election Day, engaged voters can watch and share in the joys and miseries of democracy as they happen. This November, ABC News will live stream its election coverage from Facebook. Viewers can post comments and questions, and of course share news with their friends. ABC News also teamed with [...]

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What We’re Reading: New Twitter, the Rise of Gadgets, and More

September 17, 2010

This week Twitter announced some significant changes, while fashion and business have become more social. See what piqued our interest this week. •   Twitter got a facelift. This is why it matters. •    Social Media took the fashion world by storm at New York Fashion Week, with consumers across the globe given (virtually) access to [...]

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What We’re Reading

June 25, 2010

This was a week full of distractions from work: a last-minute victory by the United States over Algeria to advance in the 2010 World Cup, the N.B.A. draft, and the arrival of some new phone. But Friday is a good day to catch up on reading, so see what came across our screens this week. [...]

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