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The Big Business of Buying Twitter Followers | John C. Dvorak
A larger Twitter following doesn't mean more clout, it means a larger budget. VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY As someone who plays the Twitter game honestly I find it more than a...
Scores killed in Pakistan army clash with militants | Reuters
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Global cost of Somali piracy down as higher security deters attacks | Reuters
A rigid-hull inflatable boat from the guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) approaches the Japanese-owned commercial oil tanker M/V Guanabara (L) in the Arabian Sea off the Coast of Somalia on March 6, 2011 in this picture released to Reuters March 7, 2011. Credit: Reuters/Seaman Anna Wade/U.S. Navy photo/Handout
Merkel rival stands by Hollande in rejecting austerity | Reuters
Peer Steinbrueck (R), the candidate for chancellor of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), in this year's general election, responds to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government policy statement about her EU policy during a session of the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament in Berlin February 21, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter
Palestinians simmer with anger ahead of Kerry visit | Reuters
“…up to 200 demonstrators, some carrying iron rods, had forced their way into the UNRWA compound.” “…locals were dependent on the UNRWA aid and cash from Western-backed authorities in the West Bank. “Without this, life will be equal to zero…”. Choices have consequences. Don’t bite the hand that feeds you! Do any of these people have a measurable IQ?
On Twitter, anti-vaccination sentiments spread more easily than pro-vaccination sentiments
Apr. 4, 2013 On Twitter, a popular microblogging and social-networking service, statements about vaccines may have unexpected effects -- positive messages may backfire, according to a team of Penn State researchers led by Marcel Salathé, an assistant professor of biology. The team tracked the pro-vaccine and anti-vaccine messages to which Twitter users were exposed and then observed how those users expressed their own sentiments about a new vaccine for combating influenza H1N1 -- a virus...