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Each quarter, Facebook and Google continue to spend more and more on lobbying efforts in Washington D.C.
Originally published August 20, 2011 at 9:43 PM | Page modified August 21, 2011 at 10:08 AM The researcher charged with being the most social person at Microsoft considers herself an outsider. Lili Cheng, the head of Microsoft's social-media research group, is an architect at a company of computer scientists. At her first job, she was the only woman and the only person who didn't speak Japanese at a construction firm of 300 in Tokyo.
Laura Larsell is the information ontologist at Trapit , a content discovery, personalization and curation platform currently in beta. Laura holds an M.A. in library sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. I love libraries and bookstores.
How long is a link “alive” before people stop caring? Does it matter what kind of content it is, or where you shared it? At bitly we see a lot of links, and while every link is special, we’re learning a few general principles that we can share.
THE beauty of Twitter, the popular microblogging service, is that users have to keep it short: messages can only be 140 characters long. But companies that mine the stream of tweets for marketing and other purposes (see article in this week's issue of The Economist) get much more information.
Editor’s note : Guest author Keith Teare is General Partner at his incubator Archimedes Ventures and CEO of newly funded just.me .