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Tweeting from the Nascar Track: Driver Gains More Than 100,000 Twitter Followers During Daytona 500

Tweeting from the Nascar Track: Driver Gains More Than 100,000 Twitter Followers During Daytona 500 | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Brad Keselowski’s posts during a crash in the Daytona 500 helped him triple his Twitter followers. Talk about the potential perils of tweeting or texting while behind the wheel!

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What People Are Talking About Online is curated by KazzaDrask Media.


What’s trending on Twitter, what’s going viral on YouTube, what are people liking on Facebook, what’s happening on Google+?


We follow the most current, most respected and yes, the latest flash-in-the-pan online influencers so you don’t have to.


All you have to do is check What People Are Talking About Online whenever you have a minute to spare.


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Follow KazzaDrask Media on Twitter @kazzadraskmedia. Visit our website at: www.kazzadraskmedia.com.

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Cuddlr Has (More Than) a Testosterone Problem

Cuddlr Has (More Than) a Testosterone Problem | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Men in the United States are often taught from an early age that physical intimacy belongs to women. It's okay for girls to hug each other during a greeting, or to hold hands while walking somewher...

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Apple Stock Dinged $23B Since iPhone 6

Apple Stock Dinged $23B Since iPhone 6 | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Plagued with allegations of hardware that’s a little too bendy for its newest iPhone and a problematic software update, shares of Apple (AAPL) are bending.


Of course, Apple products have had problems before. An earlier update to an iPhone would lose connectivity due to a faulty antenna design that founder Steve Jobs was able to do damage control around. But with more scrutiny on Apple, such mishaps are more difficult to scoff off and erode — maybe just a little — Apple’s well-groomed aura of perfection.

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The stock has now lost a staggering $23 billion since the iPhone 6 was released on Sept. 19. The day’s loss in Apple stock exceeds the entire market value of more than half the individual companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index

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Why Is “Anti-Facebook” Network Ello Popping Up on Your Social Feeds?

Ello is getting its moment in the spotlight after Facebook alienated a large swath of its LGBTQ user base over its real name policy. Ello is in beta right now, requires an invite to join and has no ads (or venture funding). But is the world ready for yet another social network?

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VIDEO: Ellen Degeneres Shows Kids Outdated Technology, Unsurprising Confusion Ensues

VIDEO: Ellen Degeneres Shows Kids Outdated Technology, Unsurprising Confusion Ensues | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

In today's world of FaceTime and an app for everything, kids are totally clueless about the outdated products their parents grew up using.

In a recent episode of "The Ellen Degeneres Show," Ellen interviewed a few kids to get their thou...

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Oracle's Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO, But Will Keep a Hand on the Steering Wheel

Oracle's Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO, But Will Keep a Hand on the Steering Wheel | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Mr. Ellison’s 25 percent stake in the company — and dual role as chairman and chief technology officer — ensure he’s far from relinquishing control, Robert Cyran of Reuters Breakingviews writes.

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The Latest Plastic Surgery Trend

The Latest Plastic Surgery Trend | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Don't like the way video conferencing tools make you look to the outside world? Gagging at the tagging of a photo a well-meaning friend posted of you on Facebook overnight? Plastic surgery is not just for Hollywood types anymore.

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Hollywood’s Old-Time Star Makers Are Swooping In on YouTube’s Party

Hollywood’s Old-Time Star Makers Are Swooping In on YouTube’s Party | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

The star-making system of the future, it turns out, needs the star-making system of the past — or at least a swarm of agents and managers has decided it does.

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Grindr’s Locator ‘Glitch’ Is a Major Fail

Grindr’s Locator ‘Glitch’ Is a Major Fail | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Unbeknownst to its users, the popular gay men's "sex app" was not revealing their approximate location, it was revealing their exact location.

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Uber Picks Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe to Wage Regulatory Fight

Uber Picks Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe to Wage Regulatory Fight | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Uber wants your vote of support. And it has hired a campaign manager to win you over.

Uber, a fast-growing start-up that promotes private car sharing, announced on Tuesday that it had hired the political strategist David Plouffe to be its senior vice president of policy and strategy. The move further signaled the grand aspirations of companies like Uber, which are challenging entrenched industries and running into resistance from some local governments.

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Facebook, Satire, and Why People Fall for Fake News

Facebook, Satire, and Why People Fall for Fake News | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, Facebook announced a plan to start testing a “satire” tag, which you may soon find affixed to headlines like “Tips for Being an Unarmed Black Man” from sites like the Onion and ClickHole. And although on its surface, the...


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What We See: The Images Coming Out of Ferguson

What We See: The Images Coming Out of Ferguson | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

The images coming out the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, ignited in protests since a white cop shot an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown 10 days ago, are eerily echoing the kind of photos we associate with the Deep South in the years leading up to the Civil Rights Act 50 years ago.

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Media (Social and Mainstream) Frenzy Over Suicide of Actor/Comedian Robin Williams

Media (Social and Mainstream) Frenzy Over Suicide of Actor/Comedian Robin Williams | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

A lot has been said about the flawed and at times intrusive nature of much of the media coverage of Robin Williams's suicide on Monday.

The New York Daily News published a particularly insensitive front page Wednesday morning that may have gone too far. Click on the link to follow the story to see a mock-up of how a Village Voice editor would have preferred to see the coverage.

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One Perfect Tweet Captures Everything Wrong With How the Media Covered Chelsea Clinton's New Baby

One Perfect Tweet Captures Everything Wrong With How the Media Covered Chelsea Clinton's New Baby | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

2016 is only two years away, people! Does the baby's name (Charlotte) secure North Carolina for Hillary? And other ridiculous media coverage of this blessed event.

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Making Adjustments in the Search for the Perfect News Feed

Making Adjustments in the Search for the Perfect News Feed | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Companies like Facebook and Twitter are experimenting with their feeds, sometimes to the chagrin of users who like things the way they are.

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The Internet's Hilarious Reaction to the iPhone 6's Susceptibility to Bending #bendgate

The Internet's Hilarious Reaction to the iPhone 6's Susceptibility to Bending #bendgate | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

It’s been a surprisingly tough week for Apple. After initial rave reviews of its iPhone 6, a problem has occurred. Users report that when the phone is placed in pants' pocket, it bends! Add to that an update to iOS 8 update that killed cell service and TouchID on some users’ phones.

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Drag Performers Fight Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy

Drag Performers Fight Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Activists argue that a Facebook policy excludes those who prefer to choose their names and exposes them to cyberbullying.

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Pass the Word: The Phone Call Is Back (But Not in the Way You Might Expect)

Pass the Word: The Phone Call Is Back (But Not in the Way You Might Expect) | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

New messaging apps are celebrating the sound (and the nuance) of the human voice.

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Turning Microcelebrity Into a Big Business

Turning Microcelebrity Into a Big Business | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

All it takes is blood, sweat and selfies.

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Zuckerberg Has Always Believed That We're Only Entitled To One Identity

Zuckerberg Has Always Believed That We're Only Entitled To One Identity | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Whether you accept that Facebook's "real name" policy is vital to them doing business or not, CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it clear years ago that he has no patience or sympathy for people who have more than one identity. He said in an interview that was published in the 2010 book The Facebook Effect, "You have one identity... Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack of integrity."

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Facebook Tells Drag Queens to Use Their Legal Names or Risk Losing Their Profiles

Facebook Tells Drag Queens to Use Their Legal Names or Risk Losing Their Profiles | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

If there were ever a group of individuals not to piss off, it’s drag queens. But Facebook has laid down the law: Use your legal name on your personal profile or be locked out. 

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How Social Media Silences Debate

How Social Media Silences Debate | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Social media, like Twitter and Facebook, has the effect of tamping down diversity of opinion and stifling debate about public affairs. It makes people less likely to voice opinions, particularly when they think their views differ from those of their friends, according to a report published Tuesday by researchers at Pew Research Center and Rutgers University.

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As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave

As Online Video Surges, the .TV Domain Rides the Wave | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

The domain, owned by Tuvalu, a tiny South Pacific island nation, signals how people watch TV now — online and on apps — and makes the country a tidy sum, too.

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Is Twitter the Next Facebook? Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

Is Twitter the Next Facebook? Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Twitter has updated some key language on its help page that indicates a permanent change in what users will see in their timelines.

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Tom Hanks Pays Developers to Create a Typewriter App for iPad

Tom Hanks Pays Developers to Create a  Typewriter App for iPad | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

Hanx Writer mimics the look and feel of old typewriters -- except for the whole touchscreen thing.

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Is Trivago's Ad Pitchman Creepy, Handsome or Just Effective?

Is Trivago's Ad Pitchman Creepy, Handsome or Just Effective? | What People Are Talking About Online | Scoop.it

The Trivago Guy, aka Tim Williams, says he's perplexed and amused about all the online attention he's getting from the TV spots, and he's enjoying it all. 



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