All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Advocacy’

Have Your G8-Themed Tweets Painted In The Street

If you have something to say to the world powers the make up the G8, now could be your time. And as long as you keep your message short and sweet, you don’t even have to leave the couch. Advocacy group ONE has decided to enlist the Twitterverse in helping them deliver messages to the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, …

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Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented?

Net neutrality is in the spotlight once again after Comcast’s recent announcement about its Xfinity video streaming service. The cable giant said that it would not count the television programming users access through Microsoft’s Xbox against their 250-gigabyte monthly data cap. On a FAQs page Comcast set up for the use of Xfinity on the Xbox 360, it states:

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Kony 2012 Co-Founder Jason Russell Detained For Public Masturbation? [Updated]

Jason Russell, of Invisible Children and most recently KONY 2012 fame, was detained by San Diego Police in Pacific Beach yesterday, on allegations of public intoxication, vandalism, and masturbating in public. Update: ABC News is reporting: “Several callers reported the male was wearing only underwear and running into the street,” said the statement released by San Diego police spokeswoman Lt. …

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Online Petition for Autistic Boy Put in Bag Exceeds 180K Signatures

Through special events, government protests, and other news, the world now recognizes the Internet as a valuable medium for getting important messages to the masses. The simplicity of sharing on the Web combined with its viral nature makes it very easy for stories to get really big, really fast.

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