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Our Best Plans: weekly news update from OpenMedia
Another round of negotiations around the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP—an international agreement that we're calling an "Internet trap"—finished in Singapore last week. Now many of you know that...
Mar 21st, 2013
Penticton assault: online vigilantes take to the web to catch suspect David Wesley Bobbitt
Users of online information aggregator site, Reddit, have come together to spread the word about David Wesley Bobbitt, a man accused of assaulting and detaining a 22-year-old Penticton woman...
Aug 2nd, 2011
How to promote a blog
Here's what we do every day at VO to connect stories and blogs with the specific audiences that care about them. Incidentally, or perhaps not so incidentally, going through these steps keeps our traf
Linda Solomon Wood
May 28th, 2010
Social Media and "The Great Turning"
Twitter processes more than one billion tweets a month. It has over 50 million tweets per day and 600 tweets a second. Twitter does not report its user numbers but Twitter has grown by 1500% in the...
Mar 23rd, 2010