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How High Will Real-Time Search Fly?

NYT – “No one doubts that helping users find fresh, up-to-the-minute content on the Web is valuable. But plenty of other valuable Web services — including content sites, free Web e-mail and social networks — have struggled to find effective business models. Analysts say Twitter may well find ways other than search to make money from the huge amounts of data that flow through its system.”

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Twitter tries charity with Room to Read

USA Today – “Twitter is partnering for the first time with a charity as part of a Corporate Social Innovation initiative. Today, it said it is teaming with Room to Read, a San Francisco-based non-profit that helps educate children in developing countries.”

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Time for Twitter to Charge Tolls

PC World – “Two very important results would happen if Twitter went to a modest-annual-fee model. A lot of the information pollution on Twitter would be cleaned up, and Twitter would have another steady source of income. Running a company as globally important as Twitter with some 60 employees does not make sense. No way can 60 employees respond to all the genuine needs of Twitter users and the Twitter ecosystem of hardware, software, and people. The extra income from the $10 annual fee would allow Twitter to hire the employees it needs to run the company in a responsible fashion.”

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Critics say franking rules should change to suit the age of Twitter

The Hill – “Congress should re-evaluate the franking rules to further accommodate Twitter and other social-media tools, according to several critics. They say rules regulating content are too rigid and outdated, preventing lawmakers from taking full advantage of Twitter to share candid observations and communicate better with constituents.”

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Follow and Win

Phoenix Public Library is holding a Twitter contest.

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When is a secret not a secret?

When it’s on Twitter.

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High court approves injunction via Twitter

Guardian (UK) – “The legal tradition of serving court papers to a defendant could be consigned to history, after the high court ordered an injunction to be served via social messaging service Twitter for the first time.”

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NLM on Twitter

Follow them, if you want.

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Book on Euphemisms

Heh

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New Jersey Judiciary Now Tweeting

Social Media Law Student – “In a recent press release, the New Jersey Judiciary announced that new social media features would be used on their website to keep the community, including lawyers, informed.”

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