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Twitter Search Now Indexes Every Public Tweet From Last 8 Years

Twitter’s search engine just got a lot more comprehensive. It’s long been a helpful tool for real-time search, but now it’s going to be a lot better at surfacing historic content. The company announced on Tuesday that it now indexes every public tweet since 2006. This functionality is rolling out to users over the next few days. Twitter’s Yi Zhuang …

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Sue Ann Hamm: Does Appeal of $1 Billion Divorce Make Her a Gold Digger?

Sue Ann Hamm is being called a “gold digger” on social media. What most people are hearing is that she just got a $1 billion divorce settlement, but says that it isn’t enough. Sue Ann Hamm was married to Harold Hamm, who currently ranks 37th on Forbes’ 400 Richest People in America list. Hamm’s fortune came from oil. Mitt Romney …

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Facebook Tests ‘Facebook At Work’ Product [Report]

Facebook is reportedly working on and testing a new product called Facebook at Work, which is exactly what it sounds like – a version of Facebook for businesses. Employers and employees would be able to use productivity and professional networking features while keeping their personal profiles separate. This is all according to a report from The Financial Times, which cites …

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Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again

Facebook announced that it’s updating its terms of service, data policy, and cookies policy to reflect new features, as it also tries to improve its advertising experience. There aren’t any changes to settings, but the way Facebook explains things is getting an update. One change will be in how Facebook explains how it gets location information from users. “Millions of …

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Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On

Twitter held its Analyst Day conference on Wednesday, where it discussed some new features it’s working on, and will launch in the coming months. For example, starting sometime in the first half of next year, you’ll be able to recored, edit, and share your own videos natively on Twitter. It’s also working on an “instant, personalized timeline” for new users …

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Facebook Launches Personalized ‘Say Thanks’ Video Cards

Facebook announced the launch of a new video card feature called “Say Thanks,” which lets you do exactly that. It’s a way of creating personalized video cards for your friends. You can do this by going to facebook.com/thanks, and choosing a friend. Facebook will generate a preview of the video, and you can select different themes, and edit photos, and …

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Jennifer Lawrence Says No To Twitter

In an interview with BBC 1’s Nick Grimshaw for his radio program, Jennifer Lawrence talked about her aversion to social media. The star was there to promote her new film Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 with her co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. “I will never get Twitter. I’m not very good on phone or technology. I cannot really …

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Jennifer Lawrence Says She Will Never Get Twitter

Go to Twitter and search for Jennifer Lawrence’s account. Find anything? Probably not considering the Hunger Games actress does not have a Twitter account and says she never will. While speaking to Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw during a recent interview, Lawrence explained how she barely knows how to keep up with emails, and describes Twitter as “unthinkable” …

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‘Too Many Cooks’ Reminds Us That Facebook Is Really Slow At Rolling Out Graph Search Features

A lot of people are talking about “Too Many Cooks“. Maybe you’ve heard. It’s been trending on Twitter all weekend and throughout Monday. If you’re on Twitter, you can easily see what people are saying about it, from people you follow and celebrities to the common folk of the Twitterverse. A lot has been said, and some fun content is …

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Instagram Makes It Easier To Find People To Follow

Instagram announced the addition of a new user discovery feature and caption editing to its apps on iOS and Android. Finding people to follow hasn’t ever been Instagram’s strong suit, and editing options are always appreciated, so these are certainly welcome features. Instagram says on its blog, “In this update, we’re continuing to improve the Explore page on Instagram by …

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Was Alex From Target A Marketing Ploy?

Alex from Target is the product of a social media experiment. At least that’s what a Los Angeles marketing firm is saying. Breakr CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares claimed in a LinkedIn post that his company was behind the social media hype surrounding the handsome teenage Target employee known simply as “Alex from Target”. In the post dated Monday, November 3, …

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Pinterest Gives Profiles An Update

Pinterest launched a new profile look for all users around the world. “The design, which was started by one of our engineering interns over the summer, draws on international feedback and gives a cleaner look that’s consistent across platforms,” a spokesperson for the company said in an email. For one, Pinterest has changed from square to round profile photos, and …

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