Have you ever found yourself explaining hashtags to someone whose only connection with the word is as a telephone button? Internet language has evolved considerably over the past few years as social media has taken off.
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Andy Bull's insight:
The problem with this is that to edit an archive is to tamper with the historic record of historic events, very Big Brother. Restricting access to prejudicial pending the outcome if a trial is a better way to deal with the issue.
Image by TOKY Branding and Design on Flickr. Some rights reserved All the web-scraping, Twitter-searching, FOI-requesting tools in the world will never be able to fully replace a reliable human source as an asset to a story.
Yes, you need to reset all your passwords. But what are the specific impacts for journalists regarding the Heartbleed security breach announced yesterday? For Source (and also the ProPublica Nerd Blog), Mike Tigas has a breakdown.
Twitter is changing to look like Facebook and it needs to not Washington Post (blog) Given how much time I spend staring intently into a glowing screen rather than paying attention to my actual live surroundings, any update to Facebook or Twitter...
Today, the Internet glue service IFTTT gets an iPad app to complement its offerings on the iPhone and the web. You can also now use native push notifications in your recipes, and collections of recipes have gotten much more exposure.
The Popularity Of Facebook's 'Paper' App Has Cratered In Less Than Two Months Business Insider Facebook launched a brand-new, dedicated "news" app called "Paper" on Feb. 3, but just two months later, popularity of the app has tanked.