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Twitter is a social network and microblogging platform. The service is built on 140-character messages called tweets, which live on the web and can be read by anyone, although some users opt to make their accounts private. Twitter also allows users to “follow,” or subscribe to, other users’ tweets and — through replies to and…

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Ken Doctor    April 17, 2014
Questions about “the business model” sound a little different in Ukraine these days. One English-language newspaper is trying to build a sustainable future in an uncertain land.
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Mark Coddington    April 11, 2014
Plus: Heartbleed exposes the Internet’s vulnerability, the alleged decline of the mobile web, and the rest of the week’s must-reads in journalism and tech.
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Caroline O'Donovan    April 8, 2014
Some want to find juicy gossip, others want to surface juicy emotions — either way, there’s value for publishers in popular apps Whisper and Secret.
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John Wihbey    March 31, 2014
Predicting what goes viral, sourcing the Arab Spring, and Twitter in power vs. out of power: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Mark Coddington    March 28, 2014
Plus: Facebook’s bet on virtual reality, Netflix and AT&T’s net neutrality debate, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Mark Coddington    March 21, 2014
Plus: Debating Twitter’s publicness and the ethics of quoting tweets, robot journalists, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and the web.
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Joseph Lichterman    March 17, 2014
Using Twitter and contributors from across Turkey, 140journos is fighting government censorship by providing independent news.
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John Wihbey    March 3, 2014
Guessing the location of tweets without geolocation, tracking who’ll pay for online news, and the conditions that encourage learning on Facebook: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Joseph Lichterman    February 25, 2014
With a simple, sharable design and an emphasis on the words of sports newsmakers, Rookie’s trying to occupy a space somewhere between Twitter and a traditional news article.
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Justin Ellis    February 19, 2014
It’s a tangled, ever-shifting web of policies that govern social media use in courtrooms.
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Mark Coddington    February 7, 2014
Plus: Ezra Klein and the personal-franchise model of news, Al Jazeera journalists charged in Egypt, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Cory Haik    February 3, 2014
“Experimenting live — just doing it — is the best way to learn,” a Post editor says.
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John Wihbey    January 31, 2014
Vigorous linking as an antidote to newspaper failure, who gets crowdfunded, and skepticism around the standard narrative of the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Mark Coddington    January 31, 2014
Plus: An NSA deal is struck, a CNN/Twitter partnership, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.