social networking

UK Royal Opera House woos Tweeters

August 12, 2009

Britain’s Royal Opera House (ROH) wants Twitter users to help create the “world’s first online opera.” The Covent Garden institution, which stages performances of ballet, opera and other classical music productions wants Internet-savvy tweeters to write the words to an opera using 140 characters or less at a time. “It’s the people’s opera and the [...]

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Report: Google, Microsoft court Twitter

April 12, 2009

Google . and Microsoft Corp. are both courting microblogging service Twitter  because of its search ad revenue potential, according to a report Thursday. A Wall Street Journal blog reported that many experts think Twitter’s instant 140-character format will be next big thing for search, which is dominated now by Google , Microsoft lagging behind. Earlier [...]

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Facebook Beta test site shows dates of birth

August 26, 2008

Facebook has accidentally revealed personal information about its members. The social networking site divulged the dates of birth of many of its 80 million active users, even those who had requested that the information remained confidential.

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