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Twitter May Harm Your Sense of Morality

Twitter Culture

A study from the University of Southern California has suggested that social networking sites like Twitter could numb your sense of morality, causing you to be indifferent to human suffering. New findings show that the streams of information provided by social networking sites are too fast for the brain’s “moral compass” to process and could […]

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Twitter Users Protest Against New Zealand Internet Law

Twitter Culture

Interesting to see how group behavior on Twitter easily spreads in support of a cause. Recently, many Twitter users are replacing their avatars with black squares to protest the New Zealand government internet proposals. Guardian has more: It turns out that this isn’t the result of a malicious hacker or even a random technical fault. […]

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Twestival: A Gathering of Twitter Communities for Charity

Twitter Culture, Twitter News

Twestival is a series of community gatherings featuring Twitter users worldwide on the 12th of February 2009. The goal of this is to bring together Twitter users locally for an evening of fun and also to raise money for charity. Basically, what you can do is to check out the city sites listed on their […]

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Twictionary: A Wiki Dictionary for Twitter

Twitter Culture

Just came across the Twictionary, a dictionary while compiles terms commonly used on Twitter or by Twitter users. It’s great to see the community coming together to collaborate on documentation the urban language of Twitterverse (that’s one of the terms listed).

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