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Can one word define the culture where you live? Probably not, but it may give a pretty good snapshot of it, when it comes to the words “church” and “beer”, according to a recent study. The study by Floatingsheep.org found that Americans tweet more about church than beer, and there’s a distinct regional difference between the tweets. Researchers combed through about 10 million tweets from one week last month to come up… Read More

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The Denver Broncos’ Tim Tebow not only beat the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, he topped Beyonce. Twitter announced today that Tebow’s 80 yard OT TD pass that stunned the Steelers surpassed the singer in second place for inspiring the most tweets per second. Twitter made the announcement with this tweet: “Last night @TimTebow lead the @Denver_Broncos to an overtime playoff win and new sports Tweets per second record: 9420.” 9420 tweets per second (tps)…. Read More

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Who will it be first this week? Romney? Santorum? Perry? Gingrich? Paul? No, not who’ll be on top following Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary or  after South Carolina’s vote. But which GOP candidate will be the first to mention the name of someone who’s getting as much, or more, attention  tonight than all of them combined… Tim Tebow? It’s Tebow Time again. I just got through watching the Denver Broncos’ Tim Tebow toss an… Read More

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A status update. A tweet. Simple things that could put you at risk. A new survey says millions of users of social networking sites leave themselves vulnerable to identity theft, cybercrimes, and even home invasions. The Consumer Reports survey found: 52% of social networkers have posted potentially risky information on the web within the past year. And many of them don’t even know it. 9% say they fell prey to some sort… Read More

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“We interrupt your intimate tryst for this important tweet.”  As if we didn’t know it before, social media has become so big, so addicting that many people don’t care if it interrupts their lives.  Day or night.  During a meeting or meal.  On the john or during sex.  Seriously.  (sort of like the iPhone addiction I wrote about recently) The latest Retrevo study asked social media users questions such as when, where,… Read More

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