Underheard in New York: Listening to the Homeless Tweet

There are thousands of homeless people around the world, with no one to listen to their voices, share with them their dreams or sooth their fears…. This is why the “Underheard in New York” initiative began.

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Underheard in New York is an initiative to help homeless New Yorkers speak for themselves through Twitter. “In a time when communication is all around us, we felt it was necessary to give a voice to the people who needed it most. Between Jan. 2009 and Jan. 2010 the total number of unsheltered individuals within New York City rose an estimated 34%.

Four homeless people — Danny (@putodanny), Derrick (@awitness2011), Albert (@albert814) and Carlos (@jessie550) — were given their own prepaid cell phone, a month of unlimited text messaging and a Twitter account.

The 4 Tweeting Homeless Men

The 4 Tweeting Homeless Men

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The Molson Canadian Intern for a Day Contest

When Molson saw that its male legal-drinking-age-to-29 target was spending more time on social media sites like Facebook, the brewer wanted to test this channel to connect with its consumers.

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Facebook Resistance Workshop: A Chance for A Change?

Ever wished that you could change or manipulate some of the many laws of Facebook? Your wish could finally come true through The Facebook Resistance Workshop by Tobias Leingruber, which will be taking place on March 18th, 2011 in Amsterdam.

10 Top Funniest Facebook Status Updates This Week [eps.10]

Every day, I come across a few hilarious status Facebook updates. Some of them are so funny, that I actually feel stupid laughing all by myself! Therefore, I invite you to invite you to enjoy our tenth list of the 10 top funniest Facebook status updates.

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HOW TO Hack Facebook & Protect Yourself

HOW TO Hack Facebook & Protect Yourself

Secure Connection Setting on Facebook

Back in October a little innocent Firefox plugin was released called Firesheep. This plugin was release to make it public that stealing your account on Facebook can be as easy as stealing candy from a baby. Websites like Facebook, Twitter and many others send user information, usernames and even passwords over an insecure HTTP connection...

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Facebook: How Obsessed Are You? [Infograph]

Facebook: How Obsessed Are You? [Infograph]

Obsession with Facebook Infograph

Social Hype and Online Schools teamed up to bring you this interesting inforgraph about the universal obsession with Facebook... Look closely, maybe you should start cutting down!

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Lovely-Faces.com Imports 250,000 Facebook Profiles Without Permission!

Lovely-Faces.com Imports 250,000 Facebook Profiles Without Permission!

Wild? Mild? Smug? Climber? Show Your Face!

Lovely-Faces.com seems to have learned from the best and decided to follow Mark's footsteps by scraping 250,000 Facebook profiles!

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Lacta: The Sweetest Part of Your Facebook

Lacta: The Sweetest Part of Your Facebook

The rise of Facebook page fans

Lacta is the leading chocolate brand in Greece; the brand has been around there since the 70’s and, in a down market for chocolate, they have managed to keep their numbers in the green and grow their sales with creative marketing campaigns. In 2009, they created the campaign that took Greece by storm: the Lacta […]

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Watch Out Drunk Drivers: Facebook is Out to Shame You!

Watch Out Drunk Drivers: Facebook is Out to Shame You!

Drunk Driving

Huntington Beach is considering a new tactic against drunk driving: public shaming on Facebook.

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