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6 Types and Categories of Users on Twitter

Be it promoting work, informing friends of your drunken escapades or following Confidence for his latest music equipment review, Twitter’s usage has grown and developed over the past year. Used both as a business tool and a way of keeping up with the latest tabloid gossip, Twitter has overcome all the critics who thought that …

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The Debate: Is the future of film really online?

With Netflix stock soaring from news that the streaming service will be compatible with the new Xboz and PS, we at Next Generation Online News, have become fragmented. Some believe it is the future, a service that will replace the need for massive DVD collections and will essentially become the ‘iTunes of Film’. Others believe …

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The Best Online Technology of 2009 that shaped the future

In terms of technological highlights and the breakthrough of gadgets and applications, 2009 was one of the most packed year in the history of tech and has helped shaped our present today. This was the year when smartphones took off with the application market becoming worth over a $1 billion, everyone and his dog begam …

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Twitter Usage Statistics: Is Twitter loosing its tweet factor?

Twitter’s rise to global popularity has been pretty astonishing. It wasn’t too long ago that a tweet was little more than something we would wake up to on a summer’s morning, but now it carries with it a whole new meaning thanks to Jack Dorsey who turned it into the world’s biggest social networking and …

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List of the biggest technology Failures of all time

Technology is meant to make our lives easier, but our over-reliance on it in the 21st century means that when it breaks, we often find that we have become too dependent on it. In recent months, software giants and large corporations have been professionally embarrassed and publicly humiliated when their systems have gone down or …

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Apple Fails: Apple Mac OS X Snow Leopard Wipes Out User Data

It wasn’t a great start for Apple’s Snow Leopard operating system or Microsoft’s Sidekick, as Both products received hundreds of complaints after users found masses of their personal data deleted. For Snow Leopard, since its launch in August 2009, over a hundred users reported a serious fault that has seen them lose all their personal …

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Online Usage age Group Shows That Blogging is not for the young

Traditionally blogging is seen as the activity of choice for online teens and young adults, informing the online world of their every thought and idea, be it social problems or their theories on who was really behind 9/11. However it seems that blogging is no longer the pastime of the young (who have instead been …

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Chinese news site dispense with user anonymity

Chinese news websites have implemented new rules stating that all users have to register their true identities before allowing them to post comments. Such internet regulations have often been rejected by internet companies and sites due to privacy issues and the fact that many people often wish to post comments under anonymity, but China’s online …

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How social media was used during the Mumbai attacks

On 26 November 2008, terrorists launched a series of devastating attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai. The attacks lasted three days and descended into a deadly game of cat and mouse as the gunmen stalked the streets of Mumbai, and the corridors of the city’s hotels, shooting people both foreign and local. But what …

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